Splitcoaststampers-The Stamper's Community

Issue #571 June 7th 2017
Cake Box  
Guest tutorial author and Dirty Dozen designer Rebecca Ednie shares a template for making a gift or favor box that looks like a delicious slice of cake.
Supplies you'll need for this project
  • Cardstock
  • Free printable template
  • Scissors
  • Scoring tool
  • Embellishments
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    Our Artist in Residence answers your questions
    Q: Marlena asks: "I love making cards with flowers and layers. Is there a preferred way to send these through the mail?"
    A: Hi Marlena! Any cards that are thicker than 1/4" now have to be sent at package rate... the best product I've seen for sending highly dimensional cards through the mail are the Card Guard boxes from My Sweet Petunia - - they're very sturdy and a perfect fit for an A2 size card. Another alternative are thin plastic boxes tucked into a padded envelope - I order that type of product from Clearbags.
     
    Feedback From Past Tutorials
    Maus has a tip for the Woven Basket with Die Cuts tutorial: "An easy template for those without the die or Big Shot is a paper cup! Just take it apart and trace the cup and bottom on your patterned paper then do the rest. Voila!"

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