Countdown to Christmas Calendar: Part 2 of 5 (The Boxes)

(For Part I, click HERE)

SUPPLIES FOR ASSEMBLING THE BOXES:

**to purchase the supplies, click HERE**

Garden Green (#102584) Blushing Bride (#119796) Real Red (#102482) Baja Breeze (#111352) Brushed Gold (#102935) Brushed Silver (#100712) 8-1/2″ x 11″ cardstock

Candy Cane Christmas Specialty Designer Series Paper

Sizzix Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (Item #113439)

Sizzix Matchbox Die (Item# 114890) RECOMMENDED (or click HERE for the template)

Paper cutter with scoring blade

Double-sided adhesive

Ribbon

Beads

1-3/4″ , 1″, and 1/2″ circle punches

Curly label extra-large punch (#119851)

Snowflake extra-large punch (#119852)

 

You’ll get all of these pieces with the matchbox die.  The best part is that the die not only cuts the pieces, it also scores and perforates for you.  You can see why (on a project like this where you need so many matchboxes) that the die is worth its weight in gold!

Make the box:

Punch out and make assorted embellishments to decorate the boxes.  Don’t forget to make the numbers, too.

 

I’ll see you tomorrow for Part III.

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