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The sweet My Precious Daughter papers bring magic to projects!  This stationery box opens to reveal a clipboard clip on the left and an open box on the right to hold  cards and envelopes.   I used a variety of different but matching images, papers, and flowers for each of the cards and envelopes.  Although the construction of the project is simple, it is functional and makes a lovely gift when covered with this wonderful paper collection.    I’m enclosing the instructions for this easy project below.   It is designed to hold cards and envelopes up to about  5″ x 7″ size.

1.  Cut card stock piece #1 to measure 11  1/2″ x8″ and then score at 5″ and 6  1/2″ down the longer side.
OPTIONAL: I applied a very thin piece of chipboard to each of the 3 sections below to provide additional support. I cut each of the 3  chipboard sections 1/8″ less in width so the chipboard would not interfere with closure of the box.

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2.  Glue some ribbon or seam binding 2  1/4″ from the bottom of each side of card stock piece #1.  When tied in a bow, this will help hold the lower part of the box together as well as provide decoration.

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3.  Cut card stock piece #2 to measure 12″ x 7  13/16″ and then score at 2  9/16″ and 4″ down the longer side and 1  7/16″ and 6  3/8″ down the shorter side.

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4.  Cut the sides as shown in card stock piece #2 below and then fold along all score lines to form the open box.

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5.    Line up the right side of the box exactly with the far right edge of card stock piece #1 and adhere.  This placement will allow 1/16″ on the left of the box to provide easier closure.

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6.  For the lid, cut a piece of card stock measuring 8  1/16″ x 4  9/16 and score at 1  1/2″ on all sides.  Cut to score lines as shown below.   Form and adhere.

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7.  Apply the beautiful papers of Pion Design to cover all the visible card stock and then adhere a clip board clip to the upper left of cardstock piece #1.

Have a great day!
Tara

Pion Products:
My Precious Daughter ~ Alma’s dress PD4907
My Precious Daughter ~ Baby doll PD4904
My Precious Daughter ~ Borders PD4910
My Precious Daughter 6×6″ ~ My daughter PD5001
My Precious Daughter 6×6″ ~ Baby doll PD5004

  • Thanks soo much for the great tutorial here for this awesome and sooo sooo beautiful Stationary Box. It´s sooo gorgeous and sooo well made and will make a perfect gift for any girl, you may wish to give a little something. And made with these gorgeous papers too, just makes it totally perfect and even more beautiful.
    Have a wonderful week ahead now and hopefully lots of crafty fun too.ReplyCancel

  • Wow Tara, this is stunning! Such a lovely papers, images, flowers, Pearls, just everything on it is beautiful. So nice to see all the pictures of how it is made.
    Hugs from the Netherlands, liefs Hanny,
    http://tierelantijntjes.blogspot.nlReplyCancel

  • Rosemary

    I am always looking for new altered art projects, can’t wait to see your next one, they are so beautifulReplyCancel

  • C’est superbe, merci pour le tuto.ReplyCancel

  • Theresa ~ Pion Design

    Fantastic work Tara ♥ReplyCancel

  • marija beljan

    Radovi su vam prelijepi, oduševljena sam već duže vrijeme njima, i pratim ih i divim im se. Prava ste umjetnica. Lijepi pozdrav iz Osijeka, HrvatskaReplyCancel

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IMG_9083-9Hi there! It’s Teresa sharing a layout made with gorgeous Flower Frames collection. I love working with blue tones and these papers were perfect for this picture of my parent’s puppy.

Have a great day!

Teresa

Pion products:
Flower Frames – Caeruleus PD4211
Flower Frames – Anemone PD4208
Flower Frames – Convallaria PD4201
Flower Frames – Chrysantemum PD4207

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PDJulyThankyouCard1000Hi there! Today I have a Thank you card to share featuring pretty patterned papers from the A Day in May collection.
Thanks for stopping by!
Kind Regards,
Mona

Pion products used:
A Day in May 6×6 ~ Borders PD4505
A Day in May 6×6 ~ Butterfly dance PD4503

  • A really beautiful card in a very very beautiful color too, and I just love butterflies, so it too makes it even more beautiful in my eyes ha ha ha.
    Have a wonderful day in the wonderful summerheat here right now, and a wonderful holiday for those, who´s getting that now too.ReplyCancel

  • Theresa ~ Pion Design

    So soft and elegant ♥ReplyCancel

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I love making projects with A Day in May papers.  I particularly enjoy pairing pink with the vintage greens and browns.  This shadowbox book was made using this lovely collection.
Have a great day!
Tara

Pion products:
A Day in May ~ White blossom PD4408
A Day in May ~ Brown ornament PD4407
A Day in May ~ Blooming branches PD4404
A Day in May ~ Beige ornament PD4409
A Day in May ~ Borders PD4410
A Day in May ~ Images PD4411
A Day in May ~ Tags PD4412
A Day in May 6×6 ~ Birdsong PD4501

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Marie Asklund has provided us with many inspiring projects these last couple of weeks, and now the time has come to wish her the best of luck with her future assignments. We are certain that we will come across her crafting talent in the future!

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Here’s my last post as a guest designer for Pion Design. It’s been so fun to play with theese gorgeous papers! I really love them!
This photo is from the harbour in my town. We have some old boathouses there and I think they are so beautiful. They are skew and worn but still so wonderful.

Thank you all for this time!
//Marie

Pion products:
Vintage Garden – Tags PD3612B
Vintage Garden – Seed packets PD3608B
Memory Notes – A day in May III PD4806

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It’s time to say a warm Thank You to our Guest Designer Marie Holmström who has been on our team these last couple of weeks.We have enjoyed all of her inspiring projects and wish her the best of luck with her future assignments!

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This layout is about our little brother who was born 2004. I tell him a little bit about his parents and siblings and that we all love him very much.

Marie

Pion products:
Memory Notes – Sweet Baby II PD4802

  • Sooo soo beautiful and all these amazing details everywhere on here too. All is sooo gorgeous made and the love shows in every little thing here. Stunning work from a very talented girl.ReplyCancel

  • oh, I love it!! it’s so beautiful :)ReplyCancel

  • DT ~ Mona

    Such beautiful work and photos!ReplyCancel

  • Theresa ~ Pion Design

    Stort tack för din fina inspiration! Underbart att få se ♥ReplyCancel

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Hello to everyone, Here is a card I made using papers from the Flower Frames collection. The beautiful butterflies is cut out from previous collection “From My Heart II”.

Wishing you a wonderful day,
Minna

Pion products:
Flower Frames – Papaver PD4209
Flower Frames 6×6″ – Papaver PD4306
From My Heart II – Borders PD2010

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A wedding card from me, using papers from A Day in May. I just could’nt resist… A simple card combining Pion papers with lace, string and flowers.

Thank’s for stopping by!

//Annica H

Pion products:
A Day in May 6×6″ – Birdsong PD4501
A Day in May 6×6″ – Images PD4504

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dop21000When I saw Memory Notes  – Sweet Baby I tought of my daughters baptism. That was before we had a good camera so the photos from the baptism isn’t that good but they are precious because of the event. It was a very special day that we shared with our family.

Hope that you are having a great summer!

Pion products:
Memory Notes – Sweet Baby I PD4801

  • Such a beautiful project here and I think the pics are okay, and you´ve certainly made it all pop out with the way you´ve set this all up, it looks soooo beautiful.ReplyCancel

  • GD ~ Marie A

    Thanks Mayann!ReplyCancel

  • Theresa ~ Pion Design

    Så otroligt sött ♥ReplyCancel

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DSC_0022Here is a wedding anniversary card made from the purple Flower Frames papers.
Have a nice day!

Ewa

Pion products:
Flower Frames  –  ViolaPD4202 front
Flower Frames  – Viola PD 4202 back
Flower Frames  – Violaceus PD 4205 front
Flower Frames –  Violaceus PD 4205 back

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