Desktop Box For Notecards

Yesterday I showed you these cute little notecards that went together in a snap.  I wanted to take them one step further and turn them into something that was gift-worthy so I created this little desktop box to hold them. 

Box Cropped
(Ignore the little crunch on the bottom; DH was looking at it up close and he gave it a little squeeze.  If this happens to you just wait a couple of minutes and the paper will relax back into position.)

Here's an up close look at the little emblem on the top. You know how I like to modify punched shapes; can you spot what modification I made here?

Closeup of Emblem
I used the Modern Label Punchfor the Textured River Rock shape under the white oval but I thought it was too wide for the layered Decorative Label shape underneath. So I chopped it in half, overlapped the cut ends a little and – voila! – shorter Modern Label custom fit to my project!

This box is a great size because it will hold six notecards with envelopes and you can package it up in nothing more than a cello bag with a ribbon tie and a gift tag and you have something gorgeous that anyone would love to receive. 

Oh, and the piece of Paisley Petals Designer Series Paper on the top of the notecard box was a scrap as well!  So remember, from your scraps mighty projects can grow!

Project Ingredient List
Marina Mist Card Stock, Item #119682
River Rock Card Stock, Item #108640
Old Olive Card Stock, Item #100702
Whisper White Card Stock, Item #100730
Textured River Rock Card Stock, Item #121078
Paisley Petals Designer Series Paper, Item #122367
Whisper White Tafetta Ribbon, Item #109070
Always Artichoke Classic Stampin' Pad, Item #105219
Teeny Tiny Wishes Stamp Set, Item #115370
Stampin' Dimensionals, Item #104430
Modern Label Punch, Item #119849
Decorative Label Punch, Item #120907
Small Oval Punch , Item #120908
Scallop Trim Border Punch, Item #118402
Sticky Strip, Item #104294
SNAIL Adhesive, Item #104332

2 Responses to “Desktop Box For Notecards”

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  1. Holly Moore says:

    OMG! I want to make this with you!!!

  2. Bren says:

    Anytime! It’s fast and easy and you can even cut up pieces of Designer Series Paper and make a little box of nice scratch paper!

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