How to Create a Pillow Box Gift Box by Joanne Bain

This little tutorial will show you how to create a sweet gift box for that special someone.

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How to Create a Pillow Box Gift Box by Joanne Bain
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Fussy cut the images shown from the patterned papers.

Fussy cut the images shown from the patterned papers.

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Cut a piece of contrasting card stock measuring 7cm x 6 cm as shown. Trim off excess paper from the paper tag as shown.

Cut a piece of contrasting card stock measuring 7cm x 6 cm as shown. Trim off excess paper from the paper tag as shown.

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Cut what is left of the paper tag into quarters as shown.

Cut what is left of the paper tag into quarters as shown.

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Now layer pieces back together as shown so that they fit onto the card stock piece leaving a small border.

Now layer pieces back together as shown so that they fit onto the card stock piece leaving a small border.

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Attach to card stock as shown.

Attach to card stock as shown.

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Now cut another piece of card stock a little bigger then the paper stamp.

Now cut another piece of card stock a little bigger then the paper stamp.

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Attach the paper stamp as shown.

Attach the paper stamp as shown.

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Time to start layering the holly leaves as shown.

Time to start layering the holly leaves as shown.

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Attach the paper stamp piece as shown.

Attach the paper stamp piece as shown.

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And now layer more holly leaves.

And now layer more holly leaves.

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Now attach the fussy cut bird piece.

Now attach the fussy cut bird piece.

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Find the pillow box pattern on the back page of most Graphic 45 8x8 paper pads.

Find the pillow box pattern on the back page of most Graphic 45 8x8 paper pads.

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Cover pattern with the paper of your choice. I chose to use a thin kraft cardstock. Cut out and set aside to let glue properly dry.

Cover pattern with the paper of your choice. I chose to use a thin kraft cardstock. Cut out and set aside to let glue properly dry.

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Locate these paper strips from the papers. Use the pillow box pattern to cut a piece of paper that will fit onto the front of the box.

Locate these paper strips from the papers. Use the pillow box pattern to cut a piece of paper that will fit onto the front of the box.

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Attach paper strips as shown and trim edges to keep the shape.

Attach paper strips as shown and trim edges to keep the shape.

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Attach another paper strip as shown. I have attached with 3D dots.

Attach another paper strip as shown. I have attached with 3D dots.

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Cut the St Nicholas paper piece in half and then layer and attach as shown.

Cut the St Nicholas paper piece in half and then layer and attach as shown.

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Now attach to the front of the pillow box.

Now attach to the front of the pillow box.

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Attach your premade cluster as shown.

Attach your premade cluster as shown.

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Add a contrasting ribbon bow.

Add a contrasting ribbon bow.

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Your pillow box is now finished.

Your pillow box is now finished.

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Lots of lovely layers 😃

Lots of lovely layers 😃

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Thank you for viewing my tutorial. Joanne Bain - scrappinforme.blogspot.com.au/

Thank you for viewing my tutorial. Joanne Bain - scrappinforme.blogspot.com.au/

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