Friday, 28 March 2014

Flower Shop Long Card in a Box (with template)

Today I'm sharing my last card in a box project for now - a long rectangle version full of my fave Flowers Shop & Petite Petals flowers. This was my second project from my February class. I designed this size to fit a standard C6 envelope (& also fits a US sized envie too). I've shared my template for this shaped box at the bottom of this post too so you can try it yourself.
I'm not usually a huge yellow girl, but I loved how the calypso coral & pool party flowers looked with the so saffron DSP. Here's a closer look at the flowers (btw. the yellow flower is actually stamped in daffodil delight).
& one more from the top, so you can see the inserts.
When the card is folded flat for posting, it measures 14cm x 10.5cm (5-1/2 x 4-1/8inches).
The panels under the flaps are crisp cantaloupe stamps with a small Petite Petals outline flower. I kept the back panel  pretty simple
I added a crisp cantaloupe & white panel, which had the added benefit of strengthening the whisper white base too.

Long Rectangle Card in a Box Cutting Template
Finished Size when flat: 114cm x 10.5cm (5-1/2 x 4-1/8inches). Front & back panels are 10cm wide, Side panels are 4cm wide.
Cut Base: 29.7cm x 10.5cm (cut A4 sheet in half long-way).
Score base: 10cm, 14cm, 24cm & 28cm on long side. Score at 5.5cm on short side
Inserts: Cut at 12cm x 2cm. Score at 1cm from either end
If you're more visual, here's the template I put together. Broken lines are score lines. Red lines are cutting lines. Leave the section with blue score line unfolded - this is the back panel.
 Check out Monica Gale's fab video tutorial for visual instructions on how to make a general card in a box. Follow the same principles - just substitute my cutting & scoring measurements.
Prefer inches?
The project dimensions were created in cm's, so they don't translate to inches as neatly as I'd like. The converted dimensions are as follows. I will post a neater solution if I have time to think!
Finished Size when flat: 5-1/2 x 4-5/8 inches. Front & back panels are approx 4-7/8in wide, Side panels are 1-1/8inch wide.
Cut Base:11.5 x 4-1/8 inches
Score base: 3-7/8, 5-1/2, 9-3/8 & 11 inches on long side. Score at 2-1/8 inches on short side.
Inserts: Cut at 5-7/8 inches x 3/4 inch. Score at 1/2 inch from either en.
You can also check out this Splitcoaststampers card in a box tutorial for a general card in a box tutorial in inches too. Follow the same principles - just substitute my cutting & scoring measurements.
I hope you have a go at making a long card in a box with my measurements. I think the longer length gives great opportunities to create a bigger scene. If you have any questions, just ask & don't forget to coment & pin if you like the project. Thanks for visiting & pop back soon.
Inky wishes, Di

Supplies
Stamps: Flower Shop, Petite Petals, Chalk Talk, Simply Sketched (hostess), Another Great Year

Card Paper: whisper white, crisp cantaloupe, calypso coral, pear pizzazz card, Subtles DSP stack (so saffron)
Ink: pool party, calypso coral, daffodil delight ink pads
Accessories: basic pearls, mini brads, 

Tools: Pansy Punch (Flower Shop bundle), Petite Petals Punch (Bundle), Chalk Talk Framelits (bundle), Oval framelits, hexagon punch, paper piercing mat, piercing tool, Occasions piercing templates.

22 comments:

  1. This looks fantastic. Must make one of these cards in a box!

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  2. Inge Vervaart29 March 2014 04:39

    Thank you for sharing. It looks amazing. The colors match perfectly.

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  3. Thank you Di for all your inspiration with the cards in a box pictures and tutorials, I love them.
    Rene from OZ xo

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  4. Hi Diane, Thanks for a fab new take on this card. LOVE it. ooxx

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  5. This is divine! I LOVE the new shape you've given this - I hope to try it out at some stage this weekend. Thanks for sharing the tute Di.x

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  6. Thanky you so much for sharing and the easy to follow instructiobs

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  7. This is Beautiful, thank you so much for sharing the details!!! :)

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  8. Thanks for sharing the instructions for this Di. I think it looks great. :)

    Jenny x

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  9. Wow this is amazing. I've made quite a few card in box cards lately. I love this new shape, it's very different. Thanks for sharing the tutorial. Cheers Donna Z :)

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  10. Thank you so much for the instructions. I have made the smaller box card and loved it, but, always wanted a larger area to fill in and this does it!! Thanks again and your card is so pretty.

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  11. I've seen quite a few of these on the web recently, but this is the prettiest yet! Thank you for sharing and all the measurements!

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  12. Thanks so much for sharing! I do prefer the long shaped box and love the way you have decorated it.

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  13. Lovely, Di. Thank you for being so sharing, with your tutorials. Hope you don't mind I've shared this around a bit. :)

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  14. This is lovely Di. Thanks for sharing the instructions.

    Nikki

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  15. I love your card. Am pleased someone's done a different shape. Absolutely fab
    Best wishes
    www.cardsbybrawny.blogspot.co.uk

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  16. Love your box and tutorial for it!!!!! I do have one question though, is there any way you can post all the panel measurement in inches and the layer also????

    Thank you soooo much,
    Connie

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  17. Duh!!! I found the measurements.

    Thank you anyway!
    Connie

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  18. Can I still have the measurements though???


    Thank you,
    Connie

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  19. très belle carte , merci pour le tuto!!

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  20. How did l miss this..:0) Love the alternate shape Di and your great tutorial, thank you for sharing. xxx

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