Monday, July 4, 2011

Mini Tilda Easel Card Box Tutorial

Hello everyone! Today, I would like share with you the tutorial of a mini easel box. I made a few of these boxes for my daughter's teachers. These mini boxes are measured 3" x 3" when it's closed. My daughter gave these boxes to her teachers on the last day of school. We filled these boxes with candies, then put them inside clear plastic bag and added a scallop tag on each of the bag.

Here are the material you need:
****Mini Easel Card***
1 Stamped image - Lazy Summer Day Tilda from Magnolia-licious. Colored it and cut it out.
Cardstock - 6" x 3" (for card base)
Cardstock (2 pieces) - 2 3/4" x 1 1/4"(top & bottom base layer for card front)
Pattern paper (2 pieces) - 2 1/2" x 1" (top & bottom base layer for card front)
Pattern paper - 2 3/4" x 2 3/4" (for the inside)
Cardstock - 3 1/4" x 3 1/4" (Frame for card front)
Pattern paper - 2 1/4" 2 1/4" (To put on top of frame for card front)
Cardstock - 2 3/4" x 1 1/4" (Stopper to hold the easel card open)

Cardstock - 8 1/2" x 3" (Wrapper for the drawer to tuck in)
Cardstock - 4 7/8" 4 7/8" (Drawer base)
Pattern Paper - 2 3/4" x 2 3/4" (to lay inside the drawer)
Pattern Paper (7 pieces) - 2 5/8" x 3/4" (side pattern panel to decorate the drawer)
(Of these 7 pieces, 4 pieces are for inner side, 1 piece is for the front drawer, 2 pieces are for the side of the wrapper)

***Tools & Accessories***
Scoring tool - Scor-Pal or any other scoring tool, Scor-tape or any strong double-sided tape, Paper Glue, foam dots, Scissor, Martha Stewart corner punch, Martha Stewart border punch, Flowers, pearls

********Step to make the easel card*********

Take the 3" x 6" cardstock. With the long edge across, score at 1 1/2", 3". Fold the score line to form the easel card base

Adhere the two 2 1/2" x 1" pattern paper pieces on the two 2 3/4" x 1 1/4" cardtock pieces as (the left picture shown below). Then adhere these two panels on top & bottom of the mini easel card front

Take the 2 3/4" x 2 3/4" pattern paper and adhere it inside the card (see picture below)

Take the 3 1/4" x 3 1/4" cardstock and to punch the border with a pair of Martha Stewart corner & border punches. Then to adhere the 2 1/4" x 2 1/4" pattern paper on the punched border cardstock

Add the Lazy Summer Day Tilda image and flowers to complete this front cover.

Apply some Scor-tape on the lower back of the front cover, adhere it to the mini easel card front.

To create the stopper for this easel box - Take the border punch to the top & bottom of the 2 3/4" x 1 1/4" cardstock piece, add some pearls on top and apply some double-sided foam dots on the back (see pictures below)

Adhere the stopper piece on the lower part of the inside. This mini easel card basically is completed. Set aside for now and let's work on the bottom drawer.

********Step to make the drawer*********

To create the wrapper for the drawer to tuck in, take the 8 1/2" x 3" cardstock piece, with the long edge across top, score at 1", 4", 5", 8". Fold the score lines.

Take two pieces of 2 3/4" x 1 1/4" pattern paper and adhere them on the side of the wrapper. Apply Scor-tape on the edge of the 1/2" score line. (see picture below)

Fold the wrapper together and adhere it together. (see picture below)

Take the 4 7/8" x 4 7/8" square piece cardstock, score 1" on each four side.

After folding the score lines, cut a slit on each 2 sides (Please see below)

To adhere 1 piece of 2 5/8" x 3/4" pattern paper on one side, which will be the front drawer (see picture on the left) . To make a handle for the drawer, poke two holes on the front drawer, take two brads and put them on each side of a little piece of ribbon. Push the brads into the two poke holes to create a little handle for the drawer. (see the picture on the right)

Apply paper glue on the four corners of this box to glue and form a drawer box

Once you adhered the four corners to form the drawer box, adhere the four pieces of 2 5/8" x 3/4" pattern paper and the 2 3/4" x 2 3/4" pattern paper inside the box as picture below

You can now tuck the drawer inside the wrapper

Apply Scor-tape on the wrapper top, adhere the mini easel card and drawer together. Now the mini easel drawer box is basically done.

Here is the finished project

Thank you for stopping by and I hope you will get a chance to try this tutorial :o)


Efrat said...

Thank you for this tutorial, can't wait to try it out myself. It looks great!!

Tracey Manderson said...

These are just wonderful Cab! Love them, so pretty, so clever.

Tracey Manderson said...

These are just wonderful Cab! Love them, so pretty, so clever.

Anonymous said...

Great tutorial Cabio. Thanks so much for sharing
Hugs Julie P

Renkata said...

Such a cute boxes, great tutorial Cabio.

paola said...

GORGEOUS Cabio, you sure have been busy and these are beautiful. TFS, great tutorial too,

Agnes van Hensbergen - agnesstampcards said...

Beautiful,great work and thanks for the tutorial.

Hugs Agnes

Monique said...

That's so cute Cabio !! I will have to try this one out myself :)).

Hugs Monique

Riet said...

So beautiful Cabio,I love the images and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

AnnasArt said...

That's so cute - I love it!

EnblogSail said...

Oh Gosh, sooo pretty. Unfortunately I am too lazy to try:)

only1bedorah said...

Cabio, the instructions look super simple, and I can't wait to have a go! Thanks heaps for your tutorial, stunning projects! Debbie xx

Suzi Mac said...

Hi Cabio, thank you for this lovely tutorial, great instuctions and your finished boxes are adorable.
Suzi x

Mascha Zimmerman said...

It's beautiful Cabio,
Thanks so much for sharing!! Bye Mascha

Karen said...

Wow! These are gorgeous!! Great tutorial! : )

Eve said...

Hi Cabio! Your gift boxes are Adorable!! I bet your daughter's teachers were so excited to receive these!! And thank you for the tutorial. I'll definitely try these :-)

Anonymous said...

Thank you for this tutorial Cabio! It's a wonderful project that I will have to try soon. Beautiful job! hugs, Angela

Elle said...

Thanks so much for the tutorial! These are simply adorable.

Dr Sonia S V said...

Such a lovely tutorial to an amazing creation.Thank You

Barb Hardeman said...

Fabulous tutorial Cabio! Very easy to follow and your projects are an absolute delight! I'm sure your daughter's teachers were thrilled!

Crafts2do4fun said...

Positively wonderful, your tutorial is very clear and so easy to follow, Thanks ever so much for your time in creating it and sharing it with us, much appreciated.

Rosie said...

Oh Cabio, thank you so much for this tutorial!! They look amazing and I can't wait to try it. Hugs, Rosie

Rhonda Miller said...

These are just so pretty. Thank you so much for sharing how you made them.

Brenda said...

these are adorable! thanks for the tutorial!

Regina said...

So gorgeous Cabio!!! Than you so much for your tutorial. I´ll try it, for sure!!!
Have a marvellous week!
Love and hugs

Only By His Grace said...

Hi Cabio!
what fun little easel cards. awesome job of making them. Your daughters teachers must have loved them. filled with candies too...yum!
I love how you framed them and your coloring is so cheerful. Thank you so much for the simple to read tutorial. For me to copy a tut I really need it spelled out for me to make it. All your work has paid off.
Hugs Maz

Asas à imaginação said...

Marvelous work, Cabio!!!
Good tutorial...I go to make the mine!
Thanks, dear.Hugs.

Chris said...

Thank you, Cabio, for the tutorial. Your work is always so lovely and these are just another example of the quality of your work. They are lovely!

Chris Christensen

Cami said...

These are the darnest, cutest little boxes for your daughter's teachers! They must've been delighted to receive this!
Hugs, Cami

Maga said...

What a beautiful job! They look so pretty, and thanks for the tutorial. Hermosas cajitas decoradas!

NGCARDS said...

These are fantastic hun xxx

Karen said...

Thank you so much for your easy to follow tutorial can't wait to try this what a great gift

Sheri said...

Cabio! You smarty pants!! I don't think these could be any more adorable! Love these!!!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

These are darling Cabio!! I will have to try out your tutorial!! TFS!! Your Tilda's and colors are perfect!

Jacqueline (Sjakkie) said...

What a sweet and beautiful boxes Cabio. Thank you for the tutorial.
Hugs Jacqueline

Christina C. said...

Your mini easel card boxes are adorable....thanks for the detailed tutorial!

Unknown said...

Georgeous and excellent tutorial!!!!!

Unknown said...

Cabio, what a wonderful tutorial,I hope I get time to try one of these little boxes soon. Haven't been by for a while and enjoyed looking through your blog today.

Jani said...

Thanks for sharing it with all of us!

Ali said...

What a wonderful tutorial i really like it..
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Catia Matos said...

Muito lindo seu cartão e maravilhoso o tutorial, divulguei em meu blog o link para este tutorial. espero que goste...hihihi


Oh Cabio, greats for tutorial!!
A wonderful work!! I loved!!

Carito said...

Hi Cabio, your card is wonderful, Thanks. My blog y the card is here: