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Hey hey! Welcome to my first tutorial(EVER!) at High Hopes. I decided to make a fun pretty gift box to give to someone special.

-Start off with a 5″x 12″ thick double sided pattern paper(I used paper from Authentique’s Peaceful collection)
-Score at 1″, 4″ (on the 5″ side)
-Turn paper and score at 1″, 5″, 6.5″, 10.5″ (on the 12″ side)

-Refer to the template and make cuts, tabs & folds at marked areas.(This is by far the most complex part so take time here.)
-The sides of the top of the box will only have a 0.5 cm lip to create the peek-a-boo effect.

-I used a spellbinders insert and edge dies to create the 2, 4 inch long decorative edges with coordinating cardstock. (You can also use a border punch.)

-Use adhesive on the top of the edge and place on ribbon, trim and attach to side of the box with scorepal tape. Repeat for the other side.

-I used a spellbinders Demask accents die to embellish the front lip on the box, added a button and two small brads.(You may just add a button)

Outside of Box
-I decorated the top of the box with flowers(using a fast drying glue), rhinestones, a decorative brad and pearl pen. Then I used a corner rounder and rounded the front lip on the box.

Inside of Box
-I coloured, fussy cut and placed my image and sentiment, which were raised with foam squares. Finally fill your beautiful box with some sweet treats!

Supplies Used:

~Stamp: Waddlin’ By(High Hopes), Cold Outside(High Hopes)
~Pens: Pearl Pen-Ice White(Viva Decor)
~Paper: X-Press It Blending Cardstock(Copic), Peaceful Collection(Authentique)
~Copic Markers: W00,W2.W5,W7,W9,C5,YG05,YG63,YG67,E50,E53
~Die Cuts: Classic Edges One-Edge A Edgeabilities(Spellbinders), Classic Decorative Inserts Five-Insert C Edgeabilities(Spellbinders)
~ Embellishments: Picadilly Brads-Green(Basic Grey), Buttons-Green(Keepsakes Memories), Rhinestones-Split Pea(Kaiser Craft), Mini Rose Paper Flowers(Zva Creative), Serenade Brads(Bo Bunny)
~Miscellaneous: 3D Foam Squares (Scrapbook Adhesives), Ribbon(My Stash)