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Make a Book Box Card with this tutorial, it's a gift in itself!

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Hey friends how is your day going? We have some crafty inspiration for you today with a beautiful tutorial from Anita.

Are you looking for a new project to make or a gift for someone? We know you will have fun creating this book box card that will be treasured for years to come! It sure is a mantlepiece show stopper! It's perfect for Mothers Day, just add some photos inside that will bring a smile to your loved ones face.


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For the box cover- cut two pieces of black chip board-5 1/2 inches by 7 inches . For the spine , cut two pieces of black card stock 2 1/2 inches by 7 inches and one piece -3 1/2 inches by 7 inches. Cut pattern paper from the paper collection--4 pieces for the front and inside cover--5 1/4 inch by 6 3/4 inches. Cut two pieces of pattern paper for spine--3 1/2 inches by 7 inches. For the inside box, cut four pieces of pattern paper with uniform design . 2 pieces-5 inches by 11 inches 2 pieces -4 1/2 inches by 11 inches. Score at 1/2 inch interval on the longer side on all four pieces and fold like fan.



Adhere the two black card stock 2 1/2 inches by 7 inches together using the clear glue. Adhere the third bigger piece to this. Score all the three pieces together at 1/2 inch and then at 1/4 inch interval till 1/2 inch gap is left at the end. Bend the two edges together to get curved hinge. Apply double sided adhesive tape on the edges of the black chip boards for covers and attach the spine as shown.




Adhere the pattern papers for the covers on the inside and outside using clear glue. The book base is ready.





To make the inside box, Glue together all the four scored and folded pattern pieces so that they fit snugly inside one another. Adhere the box to the inside base of the box on the right side using glue.





Cut your die cuts in white card stock using the sweet borders die and adhere onto the box and onto the spine.



Add another die cut on the left inside cover to hold journal cards.



Cut 4 journal cards and adhere a die cut on top as shown. Insert in the flap on the left cover.

Stamp images from the Singing in the Rain collection and cut with coordinating die. Colour with Zig markers and use them to create a scene inside the box using foam dots and coloured images.




Stamp many flowers from the classic rose collection and color with the purple and pink inks using daubers. Cut with coordinating die and shape in the flower shaping tool kit. Stamp the leaves from young at heart stamp set with green colour ink and cut with coordinating die. Colour the leaves and shape them. Add pollens to the flowers and arrange them on the inside as shown.



Have fun making these box cards for your friends and family, remember we LOVE to see your projects, make sure you share them with us over on our Facebook page HERE.

Tutorial by designer Anita Kejriwal


Here are all the things you need to make this project too!

Heartfelt Creations products used:

Songs of Spring Die

Songs of Spring Cling Stamp Set

Singing in the Rain Die

Singing in the rain Cling Stamp Set

Singing in the Rain Paper Collection

Classic Rose Cling Stamp Set

Classic Rose Die

Simply Classic Cling Stamp Set

Simply Classic Die

Sweetheart Borders Die

Window Box Elements Die

Festive Holly Die

Window Frame Die

Assorted Pearl Stamens-Medium

Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit

Stack and Store Daubers

Dries Clear Adhesive

Metal Tip for Adhesive




Other products: Archival inks-deep purple, magenta hue, pink peony, library green, Leaf green, Rangers cool diamond stickles, cord white, black chip board , black card stock, score board, Zig markers, double sided adhesive tape, purple ribbon. Crop- a- dile.



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WOW This is beautiful. Thank you for sharing. I can't wait to try it.
Monday 12th of February 2018 09:44 AM