Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Golden Anniversary Wine Box

Today I am sharing a Wine Box that I made for Crafter's Companion that would be perfect for a Golden Anniversary celebration using the brand new Big Score board that will be released later this week.  Here is a photo of the closed box...

and a photo of the box with the lid off the box...

Here's how she made her box...

Step 1: Gather some 12x16 Construction Cardstock and trim it to 11 3/4" x 15 1/2" .  If you have A3 size, you don't need to trim.

Step 2: Using the shorter side of the cardstock, hold it securely to the left edge.  Score it at 3 1/4", 6 1/2" and 9 3/4".

Step 3: Fold the last score mark (9 3/4") and hold that securely at the left edge of the board and score at 3 1/4".

Step 4: Turn the paper so the long edge is along the left side of the board and score at 3 1/4" all the way down the cardstock.

Step 5: Along the first 2 score marks, cut a V-shape.  Cut the 3rd score mark and then trim the last piece out completely (see below).  The 4th full square will be the bottom of the box.

Step 6: Add a strong adhesive to the smallest flap (bottom) and on each of the first 3 squares & assemble your box.  This is your base box  & the top will be open.

Step 7: To make the top of the box, trim a piece of Construction Cardstock to 8 1/4" x 14 1/2".  Using the bottom of the score board, securely hold the cardstock to the right edge and score at 3 1/4".

Step 8: Fold the edge, and then hold that edge to the right side and score again at 3 1/4".  Repeat 2 more times folding the cardstock after each score mark.

Step 9: The final score mark will leave a smaller flap.  That will be the flap on the inside with adhesive that holds the box in place.  Flip the cardstock and holding it along the left edge score at 3 1/4" all the way down.  Attach like you did the base in Step 5 & 6.

Step 10:  For the inside liner for the base, trim a piece of Construction Cardstock to 11 3/4" x 14 1/2".  Score at 3 1/8", fold and score again on that fold at 3 1/8" and repeat until the end of the cardstock.  Add adhesive to the smallest flap and attach to the opposite section to make a tube (it will be open at each end).

Step 11: Here are the 3 pieces for the wine box (left to right): Lid, Liner, Base Box.

Step 12: After you make sure the liner fits inside the base, add a bit of adhesive to the bottom 4 sides and fit it inside.  From the inside, push down on the cardstock to make sure the adhesive sticks.

Decorate as desired...

Crafter's Companion Supplies:
The Big Score
12x16 Construction Cardstock
Opulence 11x17 Card Pack
Sentimentals - Imagine Stamp Set
Die'sire Essentials - Butterflies
Die'sire Decorative - Circle Doilies

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