In today’s post, we will be using the colour palette we derived in previous post/video (here) to make this beautiful floral gift box.
Greeting cards, confectioneries or different gifts can be put in a gift box.
So have fun making your boxes.
Happy box making!
Cardstock A4 ; green, lilac, red (2 of each)
Liquid glue (strong)
Score board or box maker board
1: place green cardstock on score board and score about 2 inches from each edge.
2: fold score lines as in picture, and cut a snip at each edge for flaps as illustrated below
3: Put glue on each flap.
4: stick flaps to the 2 inches scored sides, to form the box.
5: cut out a square or rectangle cardstock to decide the size of your topper. Place it on top of box.
6: If you are happy with the size of the topper in step 5, cut out the same shape of card from the other coloured cardstock and then make it about 1cm smaller than each topper. ( this is to create a beautiful border when the cardstock is being layered).
Glue the toppers together anad then glue to top of gift box
7: Cut out flower shapes; leaves from green cardstock and flower from red cardstock.
cup one of the flowers to add dimension (curled around a pen).
8: Glue leaves to topper.
9: glue the first flower ( not cupped) to the leaves.
10: glue cupped flower to the flat flower
11: cut a strip of red cardstock and snip with a scissors as illustrated below (this is the stamen).
12: Roll this stamen and glue to secure it. Glue stamento centre of flower.
Photo credit: Anino Ogunjobi