Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Samantha Walker September Blog Hop!

Welcome to the Samantha Walker September Creative Team Blog Hop! 
This month our Blog Hop theme is all about Fall!

Samantha is giving away this free SVG and Silhouette Studio file this month!

This free file will only go out to those who sign up for the newsletter by Sunday night 
(September 14, 2014).  After that, you can find the design in the Silhouette store.
If you are already subscribed to our newsletter, be sure to leave your name in the Rafflecopter field. 

We also have a fabulous giveaway!

Today is also One Buck Wednesday and Wonderful 
Wednesday at Snap, Click, Supply Co.!  
Today you will find the Honey Collection Mega Kit for $1.00 
and the Digital Cuts No Mess Cupcake Box for 50% off!

As always, these deals vanish Wednesday at midnight 
Eastern time so hurry to get yours!

Today I am working with Samantha's stunning Leafy Round Top Box
and the FREE file that is being offered for this hop too!  

This box is easy to put together, but it looks like you spent hours!
Here's the tutorial:
1.  Cut out the Leafy Round Top Box and the mats. Fold the box on all the score lines.
2.  Adhere the mats to the coordinating areas.  Note:  You can use this box without the mats too!
3.  Place adhesive on the side tab of the box and adhere it to the other side.
4.  Pop the box up to form its shape and push the bottom flap up.
5.  Tuck the two side flaps in, placing the tab under the bottom flap as shown.
6.  Push the top flap down and tuck the tab into the bottom flap.
7.  Your box should look similar to this now.  I used a brown chalk in to ink the edges to give mine a more rustic look.
8.  Next cut out your pieces from the FREE file.  I am also using a leaf from Samantha's Fall Leaves Bag.  I did a release compound path and ungroup to remove the leaf shape from the bag top.  I inked my leaf and the banner pieces.
9.  Adhere the banner pieces together as shown.
10. Place the two small pieces of banner on the banner mat.
11. Use a foam adhesive to adhere the leaf to the center.
12. Fill your box with goodies...mine will have homemade chocolate chip cookies!  Then close the box with ribbon.  Adhere the banner on the front of the box with foam adhesive!

Super easy and quick, which makes it great for giving multiples!  All that detail will have the recipients thinking your spent hours!

Just click on the icon below to finish up the hop!

Happy Hopping!


unicorn said...

Thanks for sharing the way the box goes together.

Stephanie said...

Lovely box. Very elegant. As always, thanks for the tutorial.

shawn box said...


Scrapthat said...

SO VERY gorgeous Jamie!! TFS!

Guiseppa said...

I love this box and the special touches you added to it! Very nice Jamie!

Tine said...

Such a gorgeous box, Jamie. Love the rich colours you have chosen too.

jkstiles77 said...

Such a beautiful box!

Nicole said...

Wonderful tutorial Jamie, and I really like how you used the free file.

Jun Bug House said...

I'm not sure what the Rafflecopter field is so I am leaving a comment.
I love this box.
I have a few from her Silhouette store.
You always make things so easy and clear.
Your files are always fun, easy, and I can always count on you to have whatever I am looking for.
I have a "Jamie-Bits" folder and it is FULL.
But not too full :D

Jun Bug House said...

O.K Duh.
Found the Rafflecopter.

cghundley said...

Gorgeous box and
thanks for the
Carla from Utah

Cathy said...

This is so gorgeous! It has that awesome WOW factor that all of your projects do!

Anna said...

Nice Box and the tutorial ! Thanks !
Anna N.

Gail Mc Nerney said...

Such a gorgeous the designs!!

Robin B. said...

Wow, the colors in this are stunning! Thank you for sharing.

Helen Gullett said...

Jamie, love this gorgeous box! Thank you for sharing the steps how to make it. I love that addition on the box: banner and flower. beautiful colors of fall too!

PaperDoll said...

This is just so lovely! Thanks for sharing!

Iris said...

Gorgeous box - love the color.
isoscia at aol dot com

iamb said...

Just love this and thanks for the tut!!

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