Thursday, February 13, 2014

Card in a Box Valentine

Geesh, the time has flown so quick.  My last post was before Christmas!  Honestly, I have been creating almost everyday but have been to lazy to do any posting.  Today changes that with this gorgeous card!

 This is called a Card in a Box, folds up flat for mailing and can be totally, over the top, decorated.  I've put the directions at the bottom of the post so you can make your own :-)
 For this lovey, I used my trusty Cricut to cut all the hearts and the quote Love you.  The paper is from Prima's 6 x 6 Divine Collection.  Love it!

Thank you for taking time out of your day to visit.  If you make your own Card in a Box, I'd love for you to share with a link in the comments.
Enjoy your day!
  • Take an 8 1/2 x 11 sheet of cardstock and score on the long side (11” side) at 2.5”, 5”, 7.5” and 10”.Cut off a 2 x 11 strip and set it aside. This will be used later.
  • Turn the now 6.5 x 11 panel a quarter turn (so that the unscored short side is at the top of your score board) and score at 2.5”.
  • Cut down to the 2.5” score line along each of the 4 perpendicular score lines. At the 10” score line cut in at a slight angle from the edge of the cardstock to create a tab.
  • Cut the 2 x 11 strip at 4.5” from the end with the 1” score line. Cut the strip in half long ways to create two 1 x 4.5 strips for the inside of your box.
  • Decorate each panel.
Assemble box and finish decorating accordingly.
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3 comments:

  1. Can't believe mine is the first comment on this! Beautiful!

    Lesley

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  2. it is truly beautiful

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  3. I LOVE your card ! The design is AWESOME !
    You have inspired me, thank you so much for that.
    Blessings, Holly

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