Monday, December 31, 2018

Twisted Thank You

The minute I first saw this box on Pinterest I knew I needed to try it for myself.  I have made several different prototypes using different types of paper and have learned quite  a lot throughout this process.  I first tried cardstock wit DSP cut and added to one triangle on each side.  I was not happy with how the DSP wrinkled and came unstuck around some edges during the twisting process.  I tried stamping directly on cardstock and then putting the box together and twisting.  Finally, I tried some thick specialty DSP .  The first try, I forgot to score the diagonals before putting the box together.  The box was impossible to twist, but I chalked it up to operator error and thought I'd try again from scratch.  These pictures show the final result. I would recommend adding a little of your treat in the bottom of the box before twisting and then filling the top with treat once it is twisted.

Here are the dimensions I used for the box:
DSP 10" x 8.5"

Score on the long side at 1/2", 2 1/2", 7 1/2", 9 1/2"
Score on the short side at 1/2", 2 1/2", 4 1/2", 6 1/2"

Lay paper with 1/2" score line running from top to bottom on left side of paper.
Score in the large rectangles diagonally from top right to bottom l

Make sure you head over to Just Add Ink #439 and WWC201 to see the inspiration cards by the design team and other creative entries.

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Products used to create this project.:

Also used: Emerald Envy Stampin' Write Marker (Retired)
                  Pop of Pink DSP (Retired)

1 comment:

  1. Great box, Angel! Thanks for joining us at the Watercooler Wednesday Challenge. Marsha DT