Friday, 1 April 2016

Friday Die Day

Hello friends

This week's Friday Die Day is Favourably Simple Gift Box
designed by Becca Feeken for her Amazing Paper Grace line with Spellbinders.
 
There are four dies in the set and the approximate measurements are below.
 
Box Body: 4.10 x 6.30 in
Side Closure: 2.10 x 4.30 in
Disc: 0.60 x 0.60 in
Tag: 1.70 x 0.80 in
 
This is how they look cut/embossed.

 
To create this project you cut the box body (largest die) twice.
Adhere the bottom tabs together to form the base. 

 
You also cut the side closure die twice.
Fold along the lines.

 
Add one side closure die cut to each side of the box body to make one whole shape.
Yes that's my glue drying...I'm always impatient to take photos!

 
To decorate I wanted to place a strip of patterned paper so I used the die to
make sure the edges were a perfect cut and fit.

 
Adhered this in place and then went flowery!

 
I cut two tags and attached those with a mini peg - also acts as a closure.
Marisa's Bouquet for the flowers and Romantic Vines for the foliage.

 
 Some more pics - a side view so you can see the box inside.




Really liking this die set and can see many uses,
I'm obviously calculating how many chocolates could fit inside!
 
Take care friends - I'm in Harwich in Essex tomorrow at Swan House Crafts.
Wishing you all a wonderful weekend.
 


18 comments

  1. Hi Christine and all.
    Thank you a very nice little box.
    take care and have fun Kitty.

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  2. Beautiful die and completed gift box. Love the shape of it. Do you have any news on when the pre-order amazing grace dies will be available, waiting patiently:) x xhazel

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  3. Hi Christine
    A lovely die set and cleverly put together ,love how you have decorated it,Marisa's Bouquet flowers are lovely .
    Have a great weekend.
    Elaine H X

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  4. Hi Christine,
    Lovely gift box,really pretty.
    Great tutorial too.
    I hope you have a good day tomorrow, Take care. x.

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  5. Morning Christine,
    A very pretty gift box.
    Hope you have a good day tomorrow.
    Lydia.
    X

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  6. Hello Christine
    This is so pretty, I love Becca's designs!
    Most of them on Pre order at the mo, but still they show on her website!
    Take care
    Love Marg

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  7. Good morning Christine something a little different and a very nice idea. Have a good weekend best wishes Jackie x

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  8. Hello Christine
    A lovely shaped box, I love the way dies are now used to make 3D objects as well as embellishments and mats and layers.
    Have a lovely crafty day tomorrow.
    Lesley

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  9. Hi Christine

    Beautiful gift box would make lovely Wedding or Party favours.

    Have a nice day at the Craft Demo.

    Luv n hugs Annxx

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  10. Hi Christine, I really like this gift box die set, and your project is lovely.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

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  11. A beautiful box Christine, would make a gift look extra special.
    Kind regards Anne Owens xx

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  12. Clever set of dies and I love the box you have created. I'm hopeless with numbers and would love to see it in real life or have a photograph next to something I could compare it to

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  13. Hi Christine
    An unusual set of dies and you have certainly done them justice, it's such a pretty project.

    I have just seen your little bag on Seth Apter's Altered Page blog, love that design.
    Enjoy your day tomorrow.
    Chris xx

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  14. Love this project Christine. Thank you for sharing

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  15. I love your gift box Christine, this die set is something different. The pretty flowers and leaves you decorated it with, have given it the Christine touch!
    Enjoy your crafty visit to Harwich today, the sun is shining for you.
    Janice x

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