Friday, March 21, 2014

Wedding Box **Paper House** Blog Hop

This weekend, we're hosting a Wedding Blog Hop with our Spring Design Team! We challenged them to come up with their best wedding projects using our new "To Have & To Hold" Collection, and we were simply blown away with what they came up with!

Paper House Wedding Blog Hop

We can't wait to share all their projects with you. To celebrate the hop, we're giving away an extra special "Wedding Mega Collection" that includes a gorgeous Paper Pad, our best Bridal 3D Stickers, Chalkboard Stickers, and even new Canvas Stickers (plus much more! Valued at over $60, you'll definitely want to enter to win this great prize!
To Have & To Hold Collection

There's a few ways to enter - the first two are freebies by liking us on Facebook and signing up to receive Facebook notifications from us (we don't want you to miss any of our great project posts!). But the big entry comes from commenting on each of our designers' posts! If you do (and there's only 8 to hop through), you'll get +10 entries into our drawing! That sounds like a deal!

Wedding Blog Hop Designers

Make sure to hop through each designer down the list to be eligible for the most entries! When you're done, just hop back here and let us know! The hop will be running all weekend, so you have until Sunday at 11:59pm EST to get  your entries in!

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Here is my take on "To Have and To Hold" collection

Weddings are so special and for a wedding present given to the new couple, as a special gift the bride can give to her groom, parents, wedding party, or as the wedding favor given to guests something handmade and from the heart always is appreciated.  I made this box as a gift that could be given to anyone during a wedding event.  It could hold a gift card, a small present like jewelry, plane tickets, or any other wonderful gifts given to someone during a wedding.

I created a box using 12x12 black cardstock and 8x8 white cardstock with the following template and dimensions.  I used my 3M tape runner to hold the box together, but red line sticky tape would work great too.  Make sure you use thick card stock so the box is sturdy, thin paper does not make a good box.

Base of the box: Black Cardstock
Size of paper - 10-1/2" x 10-1/2" 
Score and cut 3-1/4" according to template

Lid of Box: White Cardstock
Size of paper - 6-1/8" x 6-1/8"
Score and cut at 1" according to template.

I used the wonderful paper line "To Have & to Hold" by Paper House Production on my box.  I cut out 3 tags all about 3 inches in width from the tag paper and adhered them to the sides of the base of the box.  I then added one sticker to the 4th side from the sticker sheet.

For the lid of the box I used card stock in shades of grey, black, white and used a edge punch to create the lacy pattern.  I layered the top starting at the bottom with black, grey, white, and then black cardstock.  I finished it with 3 Prima flowers, a sticker from Paper House "To Have & to Hold" sticker sheet, and some black crystal and white crystal stickles.

For the sides of the lid I layered two different tones of grey cardstock punched the the same edge punch and layered on top of some silver washi tape I put on the edge of the lid, same color of stickles added along the sides.  I also used the same silver washi tape along the top edge of the base of the box to give them a clean edge. 

Creating a hand made item for a friend, especially for a wedding is something people treasure and love.  Weddings are moments to remember, and this box is sure to hold many memories for year to come.

Supplies Used
Cardstock: Core'dinations
Flowers: Prima
Stickles: Ranger
Punch: Martha Stewart



  1. amazing and beautiful.. great details and super accents.

  2. Totally gorgeous punching!! Love how you created the gift box!

  3. I just love your box Erin! Gorgeous!! the detail on it is very impressive. Not sure I'd have that much patience but I kind of want to try! :) Thanks for the inspiration.

  4. Such a great "out of the box" way to think about scrap-booking! Great job!

  5. great box. love the punch work

  6. Stunning box and the punch work is totally awesome!!

  7. Fabulous gift box! Love all the beautiful punch work!

  8. Oh wow! Gorgeous gift box! Very creative.

  9. beautiful gift box - may have to lift this for a wedding I am going to this year!

  10. WOW, that box is amazing, Very pretty and delicate, What a great project and outcome. Thank you for sharing.

  11. What a great idea! love the colour combo you've used too - looks STUNNING!! Thanks for the hop:):)

  12. Beautiful box! I love all the delicate layers and pretty blooms. Thanks for the inspiration! :)

  13. What a stunning box! Love the punching and flowers.

  14. Oh my goodness your box is STUNNING!!! LOVE the flowers on the top and all the gorgeous elements on it! Great tutorial too!

  15. yep ditto to all above. thanks for the box template, perfect for a small gift to cherish. and those pps do the job so beautifully.

  16. Very nice. I especiallly like the lid.

  17. This project is just stunning love it

  18. Such a lovely and creative gift box.
    isoscia at aol dot com

  19. How sweet is that box! Thanks for the chance to win! cjdempsey9 at msn dot com

  20. This gift is a real treasure!!! So very pretty!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com


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