Directions for Kate Spade inspired gift card set

The cards in this gift box are not the standard A2 size.  They are what Stampin’ Up! calls Note Card size.  The cards are 5″ x 3 1/2″ and the envelopes are 5 1/8″ x 3 5/8″.  You need to purchase these from Stampin’ Up! or cut your cards yourself and use the Envelope Punch Board to make the envelope.  You can purchase the Note Cards by clicking here or Envelope Punch Board here.  This size does work for mailing.

Kate Spade inspired gift card set designed by StampinUp demo Beth McCullough. Please see my blog for directions to make the box stampingmom.com/... #StampingMom This box is not sized for standard A2 cards. Theses are note cards 5" x 3 1/2" with envelopes 5 1/8" x 3 5/8"

You can get both piece A and B cut from one 12 x 12 sheet of cardstock.

Cut the cardstock for piece A at 7 1/4 x 12. Score at 1/2′”and 1″ on all four sides. You fold at the 1/2″ score line with the end tab piece in between the two side layers and then fold at the 1″ score line.  The sides of the box are a double layer of card stock.  Please let me know if you have any questions about how to fold this box together. You need a strong adhesive.  I’m using Stampin’ Up Tear & Tape.  You can buy the Tear & Tape here.

Kate Spade inspired gift card set designed by StampinUp demo Beth McCullough Please see my blog for directions to make the box stampingmom.com/... #StampingMom This box is not sized for standard A2 cards. Theses are note cards 5" x 3 1/2" with envelopes 5 1/8" x 3 5/8"

You are basically making “mountains” on the front side of this piece to have a separation between the cards, envelopes and sentiment tags.

Kate Spade inspired gift card set designed by StampinUp demo Beth McCullough. Please see my blog for directions to make the box stampingmom.com/...  #StampingMom This box is not sized for standard A2 cards. Theses are note cards 5" x 3 1/2" with envelopes 5 1/8" x 3 5/8"

The yellow piece is in the picture just so you can see the Window Sheet on top of it. The box is 10 inches long so you do the scoring on the 12 inch side.  If you don’t have 12 x 12 Window Sheets which are available in my Stampin’ Up store, click here, you can also use adhesive to combine two Transparency sheets and cut them down to a 10 x 11 1/2 size.

Kate Spade inspired gift card set designed by StampinUp demo Beth McCullough Please see my blog for directions to make the box stampingmom.com/... #StampingMom This box is not sized for standard A2 cards. Theses are note cards 5" x 3 1/2" with envelopes 5 1/8" x 3 5/8"

I wrapped the box with a piece of Night of Navy ribbon.  I thought about adding a tag, but instead added a “thank you” tag on the top card.  This is a hostess gift for my sweet friend,Janene , who hosted our family for Easter.I can’t wait to make some more gift card sets!

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You can pin the pictures to your Pinterest board, showing the directions in case you want to make a gift set in the future.  I’ll also have the directions pinned on my board, “How to Make Simple Card and Gifts.” click here

crab apple

The Des Moines area has beautiful crab apple trees in colors of pink, white and red  that bloom every April.  Water Works park has hundreds or thousands of these trees.  Super Man and I are going on a bike ride this afternoon to see the trees and I’ll probably take some pictures.  Abby heard what we were doing and packed us a picnic lunch.  What a sweetie!  Hopefully tomorrow’s blog post won’t have a story about a biking mishap!

Have a wonderful weekend.

Blessings,

Beth 🙂

 

11 Comments

  1. Beth (Post author)

    Diana, I’m so glad you like the gift card set! Did you notice the box is sized for Stampin’ Up’s note cards and not full size A2 cards? I’m going to figure out the measurements to do a similar box for full size cards, but I haven’t done it yet.

  2. Diana Crawford

    This is beautiful! Thank you for sharing. Can’t wait to try it.

  3. Beth (Post author)

    Glad you like it Megan! Please send me a picture if you make one!

  4. Megan Norris

    This is AWESOME!! I can’t wait to try it!

  5. Beth (Post author)

    Thanks Lucy! I’d love to see your set when it’s done. It would be fun if everyone sent me pictures and I’ll put them on my blog!

  6. Beth (Post author)

    You’re welcome Tonya! I hope you send me a picture when you get it done!

  7. Beth (Post author)

    Good point Pat! The garage has not been touched yet. Yesterday he did buy me a birthday present of a black planter from Iron Works, like they have in downtown Des Moines. He is presently installing it into a tree stump. It would probably be bad timing to mention the garage right now.
    🙂

  8. Pat Knight

    I thought he was cleaning the garage!

  9. Tonya Denton

    Awesome! Thank you so much for sharing your instructions for the box! I look forward to making it Beth! Have a Super Sunday! 🙂

  10. Lucy

    Thank you for sharing the instructions! I can’t wait to make a set for a gift!!

  11. Ruth S

    Thanks so much for the instructions for the box. I will need to convert to metric, but I could also turn my ruler over! I will give it a go. Enjoy the spring!

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