Sunday, May 2, 2010

Flower Box

Flower Box
Supplies may be purchased at
Cricut Cartridges:
Tags, Bags, Boxes & More (Discontinued, so get it now)- flower box
Beyond Birthdays- mom, heart

Other supplies:
Thick Card Stock Paper
Color Box Chalk Ink Cats Eye- Dark Brown

Glue Glider Pro or Herma Dotto
Zig 2 way glue pen
Pop Dots

-Cut the flower box using the functions: window and hole option(shift)
Fit to page on a 12x12 paper is size 8 ¾”
-Use the bone folder & crease all the folds where the score marks are
-Optional: plastic over the window. Before folding the box cut some firm plastic like transparency or a cover for an old mat for the cricut. Use the inside cut out left from the window and cut it bigger than that. Leave the inside cut out centered on the plastic then use your favorite tape adhesive and go on the edges of the plastic. Then you have just the right amount on it. Remove the center cut out & place the plastic over the window cut out.
-Place strong tape adhesive on the box & fold.
-For the greeting (mom) use Beyond Birthdays Cartridge. Fit to length 2 1/2 “= size ½”
- Paper behind the greeting cut ¾” x 2 3/8”
-Distress the edges of the paper & edges of the petals with color box chalk Ink.
-Use zig 2 way glue pen to glue the greeting down.
-Use pop dots to pop up the paper on the box.
-Cut 2 hearts out of the same paper used behind the greeting, use Beyond Birthdays Cartridge, 2” shift merci, real dial size.
-Distress edges of hearts with Color Box Chalk Ink then adhere.
-Fill the box with your favorite candy & give as a gift.
If you have any questions please comment or email me at

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