Nuts About Squirrels Nut Treat Boxes
F un treat boxes with tags made with Stampin' Up! products.
Cut Kraft Paper pieces to the following size using a Paper Trimmer:
- 2" x 3-3/4" from Kraft 6" x 6" Paper Pack
As you are ready to stamp using the Nuts About Squirrels Set, place the cardstock on the Stampin' Pierce Mat. Using the mat will help you get a cleaner image each time you stamp. Put a piece of Grid Paper on top of the Mat to protect it from ink.
Mount the "Nuts about you!" sentiment from the Nuts About Squirrels Set on Block A. Ink it up with the Cajun Craze Ink Pad. Stamp it in the center of the vertical Kraft Paper rectangle near the bottom edge.
Pick out the tag with scalloped top die that cuts out a 3-1/4" long tag from the Tailor Made Tags Dies. Put it on top of the stamped sentiment rectangle on a platform on your Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine so the sentiment is centered near the bottom of the tag. Run through the machine.
Mount the large, outline squirrel holding an acorn image from the Nuts About Squirrels Set on Block D. Ink it up with the Early Espresso Ink Pad. Stamp it on the tag just over the stamped sentiment so the back of the squirrel goes over the right edge of the tag.
Mount the solid, large squirrel holding an acorn fur image from the Nuts About Squirrels Set on Block D. Ink it up with the Crumb Cake Ink Pad. Stamp it inside the previously stamped outlined squirrel image so that the solid bits of the ears and paws line up inside the outline.
Mount the solid acorn top image from the Nuts About Squirrels Set on Block A. Ink it up with the Soft Suede Ink Pad. Stamp it inside the previously stamped acorn top image.
Mount the solid acorn bottom image from the Nuts About Squirrels Set on Block A. Ink it up with the Cajun Craze Ink Pad. Stamp it inside the previously stamped acorn bottom image. Try to line up the edges around the squirrel's hand more than anything.
Cut an 8" piece of the Linen Thread.
Fold the thread in half. Stick the folded end of the thread through the hole in the top of the tag and pull it out slightly. Feed the loose ends of the thread through the folded loop and pull tight.
Tie a knot in the loose ends of the thread just above the top of the tag forming a small loop. Trim the ends of the thread.
Fold the top and bottom halves of a Scalloped Kraft Treat Box together.
If you want to protect the inside of the box or have small items to put in the box, you might want to put them in a 3" x 9" Printed Gusseted Cellophane Bag first. Fold the open end of the bag around the contents and secure in place with a small piece of washi tape or Scotch Tape.
Fill the box and put the lid on the box.
Cut a 20" piece of 3/8" Diamond Weave Ribbon.
Wrap the ribbon around the box near the top edge of the top of the box. Secure in place with a half knot.
Slide one end of the ribbon through the loop in the Linen Thread at the top of the tag. Finish tying the ribbon in a knot.
Trim the ends of the ribbon and thread.