Thursday, April 14, 2016

International Ambassadors Unofficial Gift Box Blog Hop

Hello friends - welcome to the International Ambassadors Unofficial Gift Box Blog Hop.
 - a BIG thank you to those who Hop along with us and leave a comment - we really appreciate you taking the time.  This month's Hop - as the name suggests is all about  creating Gift Boxes - so easy and so much fun - boxes for every ocassion!  I hope you can hop along with us and see what each of the Designers have created!

Spellbinders Products:
Other: Liquid Glue; button; Red Seam Binding;  Cream scalloped lace; Pink Seam Binding;  Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L: E-Z Adhesive Runner, 3D Foam Squares; Want2Scrap: Baby Bling - Pink Pearls- Self Adhesive; stamped sentiment;  Imagine Crafts 'featuring' Tsukineko: VersaFine in Vintage Sepia

'The Favorably Simple Gift Box  is part of the Wedding Collection from the Amazing Paper Grace by Designer Becca Feeken. This line is elegant and rich with intricate designs to add beauty for those special days or even to make a regular day special.'

1. Cut/emboss two (2) Favorable Simple Gift Box (largest die) using Cuddle Cream.'
2. Cut/emboss two (2) Side Closure Die also using Cuddle Cream. 
3. Score all fold lines inward

4. Adhere the box bases together, with base flaps overlapping using Cuddle Cream,
5.  Adhere the bottom tabs of the Box Body Die Cuts and add one Side Closure Die Cut to each side to make one whole shape. 

6. Adhere scalloped lace around the middle of the Gift Box, including the flaps using liquid glue.
7. The flaps on the bag fold down and close with ribbon.
NOTE:  Another option is that there is a disc die that will let you brad down two discs – one on the body with string anchored there and one on the flap so that you can wind the string between the two discs for closure

8. Cut.emboss Silhouette using Sea Spray
9. Adhere brown cardstock behind the cameo image using liquid glue.
10. Pop up onto the center of the box front using 3D Foam Squares.
11. Add Small rose and pink baby bling as shown in the photo above.
12. Adhere double seam binding bow using Liquid Glue, followed by button
13. Add Velcro Dots the the flaps to hold it closed.
13. Add cut/embossed and stamped tag using 3D Foam Tape.

NOTE : The Completed box is 4-1/8″ wide, 1-3/8″ deep and 4-7/8″ tall.

Nice and easy don't you think!?  hope you have enjoyed my tutorial and are inspired tocreate your own personalised Gift Box. Make sure you pop in and visit the other International Ambassadors - these girls are amazing - each one is picked to be an Ambassador for their country because they are seasoned designers and so inspiring, they also stand as talented designers in their own right - as you will see!!!  The list of International Ambassadors is below, in case you get lost along the way.

  Linda Lucas - Australia (you are here)
Yvonne van de Grijp - Netherlands
Christine Emberson - England

Thank you for your comments and all of the support you give me - you make blogging such an amazing place to be!! Your encouragement is such a blessing for me - it makes my day! God bless you!
{{{Hugs}}} and happy crafting


  1. Stunning Linda - love the way you have used the negative of the die!

  2. Your little hand-box is adorable....well done and tfs.

  3. Beautiful little box Linda.
    Crafty hugs

  4. Hi Linda, This gift box (bag) is absolutely stunning, and I love how you have embellished it.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  5. Hi Linda, such a gorgeous box/bag. Beautiful design and love the decoration.
    Linda xxx

  6. Linda I am into making boxes lately and I really like yours! Very pretty.

  7. Beautiful gift bag. I haven't got this die yet but have tried it with a different Spellbinders die and box.


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