Sunday, August 31, 2008

Gable Box Workshop

The girls used Gable Boxes for this month's Workshop. They come in three sizes; mini, medium & large and two colors; white or kraft....check them out under Packaging & Wraps in the store. We've also recently added CLEAR gable boxes in two sizes!

Butterfly Gable Box by Melissa Phillips

Medium White Gable Box
B Shackman Vintage Butterfly Scraps
Spellbound Glitter Black Dot Paper by Making Memories
Sonoma Sondra Drive Paper by Scenic Route Paper Co.
Princess Ribbons/Rosy Whim Paper by My Mind's Eye
Hello Sunshine Journaling Cards by Cosmo Cricket
Mint Green Rhinestones by Kaisercraft
Blue Grosgrain and Daisy Print Ribbon by May Arts


1. Cut yellow dotted paper to fit front of box, ink edges and adhere.
2. Cut butterfly paper scraps to fit half way down box and adhere.
3. Cut black glitter paper to fit across center of box, scallop the bottom edge following pattern in paper and punch holes in each scallop. Adhere across center of box, slightly below the center mark.
4. Cut a thin strip of red striped paper to fit across center of black glitter paper, ink edges and adhere.
5. Attach "enjoy" die-cut to center of box using dimensional adhesive. Embellish with jewels and a button.
6. Cut a thin strip of black glitter paper to fit along top edge of box, cut scallops following pattern in paper, punch holes and adhere.
7. Cut red striped paper to fit sides of box, ink edges and adhere.
8. Tie bow from wide grosgrain at top.
9. Create a layered bow with gingham ribbon and tie in center using a button. Attach to center of larger bow.

Baby Gable Box by Guest Designer, Hilary Kanwischer

Mini Kraft Gable Box
Threading Water Border Punch by Fiskars
Animal Crackers Ella Flower Die-Cut Paper by Making Memories
Animal Crackers Ella Giraffes Paper by Making Memories
Animal Crackers Ella Stripe Paper by Making Memories
Animal Crackers Ella Embellishment Kit by Making Memories
Flower Glitter Pop Out Accents by Melissa Frances
Vintage Photo Distress Ink by Ranger
Pink Grosgrain & Daisy Print Ribbon by May Arts
Baker's Twine by Martha Stewart (temp. out of stock)


1. Cut a strip of Orange dot paper (backside of Giraffes) to fit across the front of box; punch the bottom border with Threading Water Punch; ink edges and adhere.
2. Cut Giraffes paper to fit in middle of orange strip; ink and adhere.
3. Wrap Pink ribbon around center of box and tie in bow.
4. Attach elephant die-cut and glitter flower. Tie button with twine, attach to baby girl tag and adhere to glitter flower center.
5. Wrap handle with flower paper.

Enjoy Gable Box Set by Jessica Witty

Clear Medium Gable Favor Boxes
Feather Your Nest Flutterby Paper by Webster's Pages
Feather Your Nest Vine Paper by Webster's Pages
Sultry 6 x 6 Paper Pad by Basic Grey
Everyday Basics Rub-On Transfers by October Afternoon

Card Instructions:

1. Make 4" square card out of cardstock. Cut panel of brown paper to fit front.
2. Add layer of vine paper and layer of stripe paper.
3. Cut strip of stripe paper; glue ends together to form a circle. Glue middle of circle together to create the bow (see picture).
4. Wrap bow with stripe paper to create the knot (see picture). Cut two lengths of stripe paper to form the ribbon ends; add rub-on.
5. Glue ends behind bow and glue bow to card.

Box Instructions:

1. Cut panel of vine paper to fit inside box. Roll paper to form a half circle shape; tape inside box (see picture).
2. Cut 2 strips of stripe paper; glue ends together to form one long strip. Wrap around box, trim to fit and glue ends together.
3. Form box as above and add to box.

House Gable Box by Lisa Dorsey

Medium White Gable Box
Felt Birds by Jenni Bowlin
Brown Journaling Cards by Jenni Bowlin
Brown Mini Papers by Jenni Bowlin
Noteworthy Embellishment Jars by Making Memories
Everyday Basics Rub-On Transfers by October Afternoon


t's a Boy Gable Box by Anabelle O'Malley

Medium White Gable Box
Little Guy Page Kit by Melissa Frances
Trendy Red Lined Ledger Paper by Jenni Bowlin
White Chipboard Shape Thickers by American Crafts
Tiny White on Black Alpha Stickers by Making Memories
Red Chalkboard Alpha Stickers by Jenni Bowlin
Red Sprinkles Vinyl Letter Stickers by American Crafts


1. Cut Papers to fit box, stitch edges and adhere.
2. Add a strip of red & white striped ribbon along the top of the box and along the handle.
3. Cut a smaller piece of red paper and stitch edges; adhere to front center of box.
4. Add the die-cut and sticker; adhere chipboard swirls to either side.
5. Add letters to spell "It's a Boy" and adhere star with chipboard on center of handle.



Sherry Wright said...

This are all beautiful and full of yummy goodness. ;)

Julie Masse said...

Oh my goodness you ladies outdid yourselves!! Such gorgeous creations!!! :)

Chrys said...

gorgeous projects ladies!!!

Melanie said...

ooooh - I just love what you all did with the boxes! Yummy goodness. and Oh My clear gable boxes! What a treat!