Fold-over box with papers and stamps

Hello everyone.
It’s time for a new challenge over at Polkadoodles We Love 2 Create. This time I’ve folded a box. Just this one is called a “Fold-over box”.

For this project, I used different kind of papers and stamps. Three of each, in fact. I started to fold the base, which is made out of black card stock. I used one piece measured 10″x10″ and two pieces of 6″x9″. The two pieces of 6″x9″ I scored at 3″ horizontally and then glued them together. I also cut out a window in a size of my choice. Above the window I also attached a piece of acetate. The 10″x10″ piece, I scored at 3″ on all sides, then I cut with the score lines until I got to the intersection. Then I folded and glued it to a box.

Next, I decorated the box and the other piece with patterned papers. For the box, I used Starfish & Sandcastles and Mermazing Ocean. To the other piece, I decorated with the Bright & Beautiful paper pack. When that was done, I glued the box to the other piece.

Around the box, I also decorated with art stones and micro beads. To the front I stamped flowers from Adorable Florals, Wild Garden and Fly with me stamp set. I colored them with Copics and cut them out. I adhered them to the front around the window. Then I decorated with sewing thread and stones that you use in flower pots. I also added dots of stickles to the window.

I also made a closure to the box with a string and button. My favorite part of the box is the window where you can see the fishes from the patterned paper I used in the box. It looks like they are swimming there!

Have a crafty day!

My affiliate links for Polkadoodles products

Starfish & Sandcastles 6 x 6" paper packMermazing Ocean 6 x 6" paper pack

Other products used in this project

Black card stock
Acetate
Sewing thread
Art stones
Micro beads
Stones for flower pots
Stickles
String
Butto

Entering these challenges with this project:

A bit more time to craft – challenge #126
A perfect time to craft – challenge #10
Crafter’s Castle – Challenge #34
Colour Crazy – week 42
Crafty Catz – #524
Creative Fingers – Challenge #195


4 comments

  1. What a nice box. The design paper is so cute and you used it so well. The recipient was certainly happy about it. Many thanks for participating in Colour Crazy.
    Hugs, Silke

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