It's a Party! Get Gifting With This DIY Wrapping Idea

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How adorable is the new Stephanie Barnard Sizzix Framelit die, It’s a Party, Drop in’s Card. Nicole here with this card... no wait, more like a gift wrapped box with a Sizzix twist.  I am sharing my fun take on gift wrapping with Sizzix die cuts and how to incorporate the It's a Party Card.  So, c'mon... lets party!Party 1

My husband saved me this box from a new thermostat.  It's always a good idea to hold onto such things, just incase!   So I used some pattern Core'dinations paper, perfect for wrapping and die cutting.  Just measure, cut and adhere onto the box.

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With the paper in place on the box, sand the edges for that pretty worn look.  Select some paper and start cutting the It’s a Party, Drop in’s Card Framelit pieces.  The Standard Magnetic Platform is a must for cutting on pattern paper so the wafer- thin dies won’t shift.

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I cut the “It’s a Party” portion of the Framelit with 3 different pattern papers to layer.  Have fun and cut some of the letters out.  I sanded the edges and added some frayed burlap distress ink.

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I just got the Xyron Creative Station just so I could use them for my extensive Sizzix die collection.  It makes attaching your die cuts effortless!  How did my Sizzix dies and I ever manage before?

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I cut the Washer border and used the Die Brush and Foam Pad to remove the extra paper bits… so handy and quick. I cut it in half to border the It’s a Party card then ran this smaller cut through the Xyron Create a Sticker for my smaller die cuts.  A Tied Bow and Stitched Oval tag to make it pretty.

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All pulled together for this bright fun wrapped It’s a Party Box.  By using the Framelit It’s a Party die with multiple pattern papers and colors you can layer and create a bright cheerful gift.  Get creative and fold the washer border in half and adorn the sides of the box for a whimsical pop of color and texture.

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This ready made gift can be filled with a birthday gift, hostess gift or even decorated for a baby shower.  The gift giving is limited by your imagination.  You can easily pick up boxes of various sizes at a dollar store, especially during the holidays.  When you cover them with paper and die cuts they can be whatever you need.

Get your Sizzix dies ready for a different twist on gift wrapping.

Cheers, Nicole

 

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