Thursday, September 13, 2018

Christmas Treat Box Featuring A Charming Christmas Collection By Becca Feekan

I'm sharing this adorable gift box today.  I created it using the new Charming Cottage Etched Dies set from A Charming Christmas Collection by Becca Feekan.   I know it's a little early for Christmas projects but I just couldn't resist playing with this adorable gift box when I opened my happy mail.

To bring the house to life I decorated by adding dimension in several different ways. Check out the directions below and I will tell you how.

Papers:

110 lb White Card Stock
  • 1 - A2 panel

Woodgrain Cardstock

  • 1 - 8 1/2" x 11" sheet
Green, Shimmer Red, Mirror Gold, and Silver Kraft paper as needed for die cuts

Directions:

  1. Die cut the box base out of the new Lawn Fawn Neutrals Woodgrain Card Stock.  Fold and score the box pieces and use quarter inch scor-tape to attach the side flaps and bottom flaps together.
  2. Die cut eight scalloped roof panels out of the shimmer red card stock.  Attach the first shingle on each side hanging over the edge of the roof line with just glue and  the other three using foam tape.  I love how this made each shingle pop.
  3. I'm a huge fan of the adorable scrolls.  I die cut six total and stacked and glued three together.  This created some beautiful decorations for the other roof sides.
  4. There are 2 dies to use to create each shape of window.  I die cut the solid shape out of silver kraft paper and the solid/frame out of white for each of the windows.  I then glued a silver piece to a frame for each of the windows and then attached them to the house.
  5. I added a few leaves around the roof line and windows and a door die cut out of red and then onto the last step, the trees.
  6. I first created the corner tree by die cutting four of the tree dies from the kit and cutting off the toppers and the trunks.  I then folded each of the trees in half.  I took my first tree and put glue on one of the sides and matched it to another tree and held them together for a few seconds until the bond was secure. I then repeated this until all four were connected except for the two ends.  I then applied glue to the two ends and attached one end to the front and one to the side. 
  7. I created the bow for the tree topper using the same method as step 6 except with 3 bows.
  8. Finally I created another tree using three die cuts of it and the same method as step 6.  To give the tree a slightly different look I kept the trunk intact and carefully cut off the topper so the tree would appear as tall as possible.
As for Santa he is a sticker I had in my stash and I just think he fit perfectly.  Don't you?  Such a fun, cute, and easy project. I really am happy with how all of the dimension makes this cottage pop.

If you would like to create your own you can find a shopping list below.
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Happy crafting :)

Joanne and Penny


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Supplies: 
  • Spellbinder's Charming Cottage Box Etched Dies
  • Tim Holtz Idea-ology 8 x 8 Paper Stash Metallic Kraft Stock
  • Tonic Polished Gold Card-stock
  • Crafter's Companion Shimmering Card-stock, Candy Red
  • Neenah Solar White 110 lb
  • Lawn Fawn Wood Grain Card-stock, Neutrals
  • Tonic Comfort 8.5 inch Guillotine Paper Trimmer
  • Tonic Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Crafter's Companion Gemini Junior
  • Spellbinder's Platinum 6










1 comment:

  1. What a treat! My favorite elements are the trees.

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