Lindt Chocolate Hen in a Box/Bag

Hi everyone πŸ™‚

I hope that you like this little box/bag for the Lindt Chocolate Hen. I found the little hens at Woollies Supermarket for $3 each.

This would be great for a fair or market stall, around about Easter time.


So here are the instructions, measurements and video

Box Base:

Card stock: 8-1/2’ x 2-1/4’ Lemon X5785

Score on the 8-1/2’ side @ 2-1/4’, 4’, 6-1/4’ & 8’

Score on the 2-1/4’ side @ 1-1/2’

Page Protector: 8-1/2’ x 3-3/4’ Top Load Pages 4110

Strip for Base: 8-1/2’ x 3/4′ Some Kinda Wonderful X7217B


Card stock: 2’ x 4’

Score on the 2’ side 1’

Paper: 1’ x 4’

Easter Banner: 3-1/2’ x 3/4′ White Daisy 1385

Ink: Black Z2805

Stamp set: Easter Bunny S1702

Adhesive: Tombow tape runner

  1. Fold and burnish all the score lines.
  2. Follow the cutting diagram and remove the long thin rectangle on the bottom.
  3. Cut up the other three score lines, taking out small wedges from the two side flaps.
  4. Taking the Page protector piece. Place the 8-1/2’ side onto the 3/4’ section of the base (make sure that it sits just above the score line).
  5. Using your bone folder, gently press the 1/2′ side section over on the clear page protector.
  6. Add Tombow adhesive to this section and fold the other side over to form the box.
  7. Using your bone folder, rub the section with the adhesive on to seal this join.
  8. For the bottom – Fold the two side flaps in and then the back. Add adhesive to the front flap and fold up to form the bottom of the box.
  9. Add adhesive to the 8-1/2’ paper strip and gently fold and pinch all the way around the 3/4’ sides of the box.
  10. Place the hen inside, and pinch the top together (as shown in the picture.
  11. Place the paper onto the top panel, then place this onto the top of the box/bag.
  12. Using a hand held stapler. Staple the top on.
  13. Stamp the happy Easter onto the banner piece and dove tail both ends.
  14. Attach to the top panel with 3D foam tape.


Here is the cutting diagram:


I hope that you give this little project a go.

So till next time.

Keep on creating and Bye for now

Colleen V


Tall Easter Box with 3 Cadbury Eggs

Hi everyone πŸ™‚

Here are the tall Easter Boxes, using the Easter Bunny Stamp of the Month S1702.tall-easter-box1

I just love the end results of this box and I hope that you do too.

Here are the measurements, instructions ans video:

Card stock: 10′ x 6-1/2′

score on the 6-1/2′ side Β @ 1-1/2′, 3′, 4-1/2′ & 6′

Score on the 10′ side @ 1/2′, 1-1/2′ & 8-3/4′

Turn back to the top, and on the 2 & 4 panels score @ 2-1/4′ & 5-1/4′ down to the 1/2′ score line. Using a ruler and scoring tool to make, score from the mark to the intersecting score lines to form a triangle onto panels 2 & 4.

Cut out 3: 1-1/2′ circles from the Basic Circle Thin Cut.

Page protector: 2′ x 6-3/4′

Extra white card stock for the bunny: 3′ x 2′

  1. Make a mark with a pencil onto the score line 3 @ 2-1/8′, 4-3/8′ & 6-5/8′.
  2. Fold the circles in half.
  3. Place the 3 circles onto the front of the box, on to panels 3 & 4 so that you just cover over the pencil marks, make sure that the fold line matches the score line.
  4. Fold the 1/2′ side piece in (on the 6-1/2′ side) and lay onto the Big Shot platform. Place the circle thin cut over one of the circle to lock it in place and run it through the Big Shot.
  5. Β Repeat this step on the next two circles.
  6. Onto the bottom score of the box, stamp the grass and then the flowers.
  7. Use some ShinHan markers to colour in the flowers and leaves.
  8. Using the 3/8′ glue dots. Place 4 of them onto the inside of the box between the circle, as shown in cutting diagram.
  9. Place 4 glue dots onto the four corners of the page protector piece, and place over the top of the three circles and glue dots.
  10. Fold and burnish all the score lines and gently pinch the small triangles.
  11. Cut up all the score lines to the bottom score line and cut away the small rectangle.
  12. Add glue to the 1/2′ side section and fold over to form the box.
  13. Fold in the two side flaps on the bottom, then the back and add glue to the front flap and fold up to form the bottom of the box.
  14. Place the three Easter eggs inside the box and close the top into the milk carton shape.
  15. Punch two 1/8′ holes into the top and thread some ribbon through and tie into a knot and set aside for the tag.
  16. Taking the tag, stamp the Happy Easter onto the front and add three pieces of bling to finish.
  17. Thread onto the ribbon and tie into a bow.
  18. Stamp out the bunny onto a piece of card stock and colour in with the ShinHan markers. Cut out around the bunny and using 3D foam tape, attach it to the front of the box.


Here is the cutting guide for the box.


Products used:

Card stock: Crystal Blue 1292

Page protector: 4110

Stamp of the month: Easter Bunny S1702

Basic Circles Thin Cuts Z3318

Inks: Willow Z2807, Archival Black Z3271

Bling: Sugar Rush Z3310

Ribbon: Whimsy Z3287, Uptown Z3289

I hope that you give these boxes a go for the little people in your lives. as these are made for mine. Charlies is the green one, Henry’s is the blue, Evie’s Β is the purple and Bonnie’s is yellow.

I’ve used the ShinHan marker to colour in the Easter Bunnies.

So till Next time.
Keep on creating and bye for now πŸ™‚

Colleen V


Small Easter Egg Box

Hi every one πŸ™‚

I found a box like this one on Pinterest made by Christi from Stampin Texas.

I just loved the style of this little box, and I wanted to share it with you.


For the inside box, I have used the new Sugar Rush thin cuts. As I found this to be the best one to hold the Cadbury Creme Egg in place. The circle for the front is from the new Basic Circle thin cuts, and is the 1-1/2′ circle.

The happy Easter and the basket are from the Stamp of the Month “Easter Bunny” stamp set.

I used the ShinHan Markers to colour in the basket.

Here are the measurements, instructions and video:

Wrap around: 8-1/4′ x 2′ in Pacifica X5759

Score on the 8-1/4′ side @ 5/8′, 3-1/8′, 5-1/8′ & 7-5/8′


5-1/2′ x 3′ in Pacifica X5759

Score on the 5-1/2′ side @1/2′, 2-1/2′, 3′ & 5′

Score on the 3′ side @ 1/2′ & 2-1/2′

Page protector or Acetate: 1-7/8′ x 1-7/8′ 4110

Top strips: 2′ x 5/8′ Β Some Kinda Wonderful paper pack X7217B

Bottom strip: 1/2′ x 8-1/2′Β Some Kinda Wonderful paper pack X7217B

Tag: 2-1/4′ x 1-1/4′ White Daisy 1385

Make a mark on one of the 1-1/4′ sides @ 3/8′ & 5/8′

Make a on the 2-1/4′ side @ 1/4′ on both side (as shown in the diagram)

8′ peice of White and Gold Ribbon Z3189

Corner Rounder Z1912,Β Basic Circle Thin Cuts Z3318, Sugar Rush Thin Cuts Bundle Z3300

  1. Fold and Burnish all the score lines on the wrap around and box.
  2. Place the 1-1/2′ thin cut circle onto the wrap around, just under the 5/8′ score line.
  3. Place mini glue dots on all 4 corners of the the page protector, and place over the circle on the inside.
  4. Using the thin cut icing shape from the Sugar Rush thin cuts. Cut out the middle of one of the squares on the box. You can also use a 1-1/4′ circle punch.
  5. On the long side of the box, cut up all the little tabs and notch each one (but not the long ones)
  6. Add adhesive to the small tabs and the long side on one end of the box. Fold up and form into a box.
  7. Add adhesive to the bottom of the box and place into the centre of the wrap around.
  8. Add the 2′ x 5/8′ pieces to the top of the wrap around and using a corner punch, round the corners.
  9. Wrap the 1/2′ x 8-1/2′ paper strip to the around the side section of the box.
  10. Using a 1/8′ Hole punch, bring the top sections together and punch two holes in the top to thread the ribbon through.
  11. Following the cutting guide, cut the top to form the tag.
  12. punch a 1/8′ hole in the top and then stamp the Easter sentiment onto the tag.
  13. Thread the ribbon through the tag and through the box and tie into a bow to finish.

Here is the cutting guide:



Here is a little Easter card made with the stamp of the month for February 2017, and also using the new paper Some Kinda Wonderful.

I hope that you liked this little project πŸ™‚

so till next time.

Keep on creating and bye for now

Colleen V