Saturday, October 24, 2015

How to make treat boxes in different shapes featuring Graphic 45 Rare Oddities

Hi everyone :-)
Here is a tutorial on how to make tom fun treat boxes using the wonderful fun Rare Oddities collection from Graphic 45. This boxes you can make in any shape and size you like and the are also great to make for gift and Christmas boxes to give away or hang on the Christmas tree.
These boxes are so fun to make :-)

Video tutorial


 treat box using ATC trading tags from G45

Will show in the video how to make the box and some suggestions on how to decorate it.
House die from Spellbinders and grass punch from Martha Stewart.

 Here I used a tree die from Impression Obsession and a gate die from Poppy stamps.


This treat box is made with Tim Holtz headstone die for the box 

and decorated with a tree die also from TH, fence die from Lalaland and pumpkin die from Elisabeth craft designs,

There is a pocket and tag on the backside of the tree for a personal message.

Seen from the side


This box is also made with TH headstone die ans the house die is from Die versions and the ghost die is from Obsession obsession.

 This headstone box I show how to make in the video and also show some suggestions on how to decorate it.

Cross die from TH and flowers from WOC and Petaloo,


This box I show start to finish how to make and decorate in the video and it is made with the pockets and tags on the front, chipboard cut outs,Fussy cut outs, flowers Distress ink, Pan pastel and seam binding.

Also show some stamping with my new Misti stamper stamping tool :-)

Templates and measurements.
 For the ATC trading tag and headstone.
These you can make as wide as you like to. Just adjust the width on the template :-)

Finish folded middle part for the ATC trading tag box



Finish folded middle part for the headstone box



Template and measurements for the pocket and tags box.

Finish cut out

And glued together

Here you can see the box from the side.

 Happy Halloween :-)


Supply list:
Rare Oddities papers, chipboard cut outs, tags and pockets, coordinating stamp set, ATC trading tags all from Graphic 45, Bazzil cardstock,distress ink,Gold Pan pastel, Score board,dies, ribbon and what you like to use for embellishments :-)

Here is the link to my fussy cut video tutorial,

Here is the link to how to make your own tag shapes,

Here is the link to Graphic 45 blog

And facebook page,


Regarding questions there is a video where frequently asked questions are answered and here is the link,
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qgsJnzDCHkAFor other questions they will be answered here on my blog where I will post new questions that has not been answered before.
Here is the link,


Hope this tutorial is helpful and that you will give it a try.
Have fun creating :-)
Hugs, Anne

2 comments:

  1. I just love these boxes. I also really like it that you make your own boxes. You make it look easy. Thank you for sharing all the beautiful projects that you do.

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  2. Æ har vert runt å sett på bloggen din Anne, å æ må si æ virkeli er imponert over ka du får tell me ei saks. Du imponerer stort me det du gjør, å æ kan bare øsnk om at æ bi like god på detaljer som det du e <3
    Kjempe flott.

    Klem fra Silje Kristin Aunan

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