Large 5 Sided Bon-Bon

Hi everyone πŸ™‚

Well this is my second attempt to post this Bon-bon …..so here we go!!!

This is quite a nice sized Bon-bon as it can hold 4 Ferrero Rocher inside or possiblely 5 Lindt Balls.

It’s not to hard to make and would be a lovely gift for someone at Christmas time.

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So here are the measurements, Instructions and video:

Card stock: 7’ x 9-1/2’ in White Daisy 1385

Score on the 7’ side @ 1-1/4’, 2-1/2’, 3-3/4’, 5’ & 6-1/4’

Score on the 9-1/2’ side @ 1’, 1-5/8’, 2-1/4’, 7-1/4’, 7-7/8’ & 8-1/2’

Paper: 4-3/4’ x 1’ cut 5 in Oh Deer! Paper X7214B

Ribbon: cut 2 @ 12’ White and Gold Z3189

Foil: Gold Foil Tape Z3129

Cut one medium Snow flake from Gold Glitter paper Z3238

  1. Taking the measurement guide. Place the edge with the 1/4′ markings onto the second score line on the 7’ side as shown in the cutting diagram, and mark in the 1/4′ section that form the ends of the Bon-Bon.
  2. Burnish and fold all the score lines. On the 7’ ends the middle score line folds in and the two score lines on either side fold out (M, V, M, fold).
  3. Fold one section of the Bon-Bon on the 9-1/2’ side. Cut from the 1’ score line to the mark in the second score line and then from the 2-1/4’ score line to the mark so that when you open it up it will form a small diamond shape, as shown in the cutting diagram.
  4. Attach the paper to the middle sections.
  5. Attach Gold Foil to both the ends as shown in picture.
  6. Add adhesive to the 3/4′ side section and fold the other side over to form the Bon-Bon.
  7. Tie a knot on both ends of the twine and tie one around the end of the Bon-Bon.
  8. Fill the other end with goodies, then tie of this end.
  9. Attach the Snowflake using tape runner to finish.

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Here is the cutting guide.

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and here is the placement guide for the Bon-bon ends.

I hope that you give this Bon-bon a go, and make someone feel really special this Christmas.

So till next time

Keep on creating and bye for now πŸ™‚

 

Advent Box No.8: Mini Bon-Bon

Hi everyone πŸ™‚

Well here is the last project in the Advent boxes and its a mini Bon-bon.

It has 5 sides and can hold 1 Lindt ball…Yum.

My favourite are the strawberry and cream ones.

So when you make three of these the numbers will be 8, 16 & 24.
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Here are the measurements, instructions and video:

Card stock: 3’ x 4-1/2’ “Oh Deer” paper X7214B

Score on the 4-1/2’ side @ 3/4′, 1-1/2’, 2-1/4’, 3’ & 3-3/4’

Score on the 3’ side @ 1/2′, 3/4′, 1’, 2’, 2-1/4’ & 2-1/2’

Twine: cut two @ 8-1/2’ pieces and one piece cut @ 6′ in White and Gold Twine Z4014

Glitter paper: Sea Glass Z3240, punch out 1 snowflake and Gold Z3238, cut out the No.8

  1. Fold and burnish all the score lines.
  2. Make a 1/4′ & 1/2′ mark on the middle score line on the 3’ side on to ever panel, as shown.
  3. Fold each panel and using scissor, cut from the top score line to the mark in the middle score line and then from the bottom score line to the middle to form a diamond as shown in the diagram on the back.
  4. Do this on all the panels as this forms the ends of the Bon Bon.
  5. Glue the two end panels together.
  6. Tie the twine to the ends section.
  7. Punch a 1/8’ hole and add some twine for hanging.
  8. Add the snowflake to the front and the No. to the back

 

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So here are the eight little advent boxes, so all you need to do is make another 16 to have 24 boxes for your tree.

I hope that you have enjoyed making these little boxes with me.

So till next time

Keep on creating and bye for now.

 

Advent Box No.7: Pinched Side Triangle Box

Hi everyone πŸ™‚

Well here is box No.7 for you. I not sure of its name but I call it the Pinched Side Triangle box …though really it should be called a bag.

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A couple of chocolate coins fit inside it…so that should keep my grandsons very happy, as they can share the surprise together.

So here are the measurements, instructions and video:

Card stock: 3’ x 4-1/2’ Glacier X5770

Score the 4-1/2’ side @ 1’, 2’, 3’ & 4’

Make a mark on the top edge @ 1-1/2’ & 3-1/2’

Score the 3’ side @ 1’

Stamp set: Woodland Wishes D1696Β Snowflake stamp

Ink: Lagoon Ink Z2895

Glitter paper: Silver Glitter Paper Z3239

Twine: White and Gold twine Z4014

  1. Using a ruler & scoring tool, make an X on the 2nd and 4th rectangles down to the bottom score line (as shown).
  2. Then rule a line from the top mark to the centre of the cross.
  3. Cut away the small rectangle on the bottom and cut up the other three score lines to form the bottom of the bag.
  4. Cut small wedges into flaps No. 1, 2 & 4. Leave No. 3 as this one is the front of the bag.
  5. Fold and burnish all the score lines. Fold the X out wards and the small half line in.
  6. Add adhesive to the 1/2′ side section and fold the other side over to form the bag.
  7. For the bottom: fold in the two side flaps and then the back flap. Add adhesive to the inside of the front flap and fold up to form the base of the bag.
  8. When the top of the bag is closed together the two side sections push in and the sides should look like long thin triangles.
  9. Punch a 1/8’ hole into the top and add some twine for hanging.
  10. Add the snowflake to the front and a No. to the back. Fill with lollies to finish.

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here is the cutting and scoring guide for you. Cut away all the shaded in areas.

I found this one on Pinterest, but it was such a while a go I can’t remember who made it?

So till next time,

Keep on creating and bye for now πŸ˜‰

 

Advent Box No.6: Self-Closing Box

Hi everyone πŸ™‚

Here is box No. 6 of the advent boxes. This one is a very small self-closing box.

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I just love this style of box as it can be made in any size that you care to make it in. For instance it can be made tall and thin or short and squat, it can be made large, medium or small. It is a very versatileΒ box that can hold quite a lot of goodies.

So here are the instructions, measurements and video:

 

Card stock: 4’ x 3’  Crystal Blue 1292

Score on the 4’ side @ 1-3/4’ & 3-1/2’

Score on the 3’ side @ 3/4’ & 2-1/2’

Score a line down to the score line on the 3/4′ section on the 4’ side @ 1-3/8’ & 3-1/8’

1Β SnowflakeΒ in Silver Glitter paper Z3239, 1 No. 6 in Gold litter paper Z3238

White and Gold Twine Z4014Β 8′ long

  1. Using a ruler and a scoring tool. Score from the small score line to the bottom 1/2’ score line to form a triangle.
  2. Following the cutting guide. Remover the small rectangle at the 3/4′ bottom section and the small square at the top 1/2′ section, then cut up the lines as shown in the diagram.
  3. Fold and burnish all the score lines.
  4. Using a corner rounder, round the top 1/2‘ corners as shown.
  5. Add glue to the 1/2′ side section and close the other side over to form the box.
  6. For the bottom, gently squeeze the side in so that they form a square.
  7. Fold in to opposite side and the back then add glue to the front flap and close up to form the bottom, hold in this position till the glue dries.
  8. Punch a 1/8’ hole in the top and add some twine for hanging.
  9. Add the snowflakes to the front and the number to the back.
  10. Fill with lollies to finish.

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This is the cutting guide. The shaded areas are the pieces that are to be cut away.

I found this box on Pinterest some time last year, so I do not know who to give the credit to for the style of this box.

I hope that you like this little box and give it a go.

So till next time,
keep on creating and bye for now πŸ˜‰