Rhonda’s Gift Wrap for a Bag of Lindt Chocolates

Hi crafty friends đŸ™‚

This was a beautiful gift that I received from my lovely friend Rhonda Foster for Christmas. I just loved the presentation and of course the chocolate were my favourites too…..yummmmm

Here are the measurements, instructions and video:

Bashful card stock : 10-1/2′ x 5′ cut 2 light side

Score on the 10-1/2′ side @ 2-1/4′ & 9-1/2‘ (or score one end @ 2-1/4′ and the other end @ 1′)

Charcoal card stock panel: 6′ x 4′ dark side

Bashful card stock strip: 6′ x 1′ dark side

Basic fundamental paper strip: 6′ x 1-1/2′ light side

Bashful Glitter paper: 4′ x 3/4′

Heart Boarder Thin Cut (the overlay one)

White Daisy Banner piece: 2′ x 1′

28′ piece of Ribbon from the Basic Fundamental collection

Stamp set: Happy Birthday  M1186

Ink: Charcoal

Cricut Flowers in Bashful card stock:  Small @ 1-1/2′, Medium @ 2′ & Large @ 2-1/2′ from the Artiste cartridge, page 54, accent 3, shift

Leaves in Fern card stock: @ 2-3/4′, Flower Market Cartridge, page 49 Shift, Ponsetta

Gold Glitter paper flower centre: cut one circle @ 3/4′, Artistry, page 43

  1. Fold and Burnish all the score lines.
  2. Add adhesive to one of the 2-1/4′ ends and place on top of the other one.
  3. Adhere the two 1′ sections down to the inside of the wrap.
  4. Adhere the ribbon to the front of the wrap,  leaving a 5′ overhang at the top for tying the bow with.
  5. Layer up the Bashful card stock (dark side) and the Fundamental paper on top of the Charcoal card stock, as shown in the picture.
  6. Lay the Heart overlay Thin Cut on top of the bashful glitter paper (make sure that you have a full heart on either end)  then run it through the big shot. Trim of any excess on the heart  ends and adhere to the front of the panel about 3-3/4′ up from the bottom.
  7. Stamp the sentiment off to left hand side on the piece of white daisy in charcoal ink and cut a banner in to the right hand side. Adhere a 1/4′ up from the bottom of the panel on to the left hand side.
  8. Adhere this panel to the front of the wrap over the top of the ribbon.
  9. Taking your bone folder. Gently curl he edges of all the flowers and adhere them together.
  10. Adhere the leaves to the front right hand top side and adhere the flowers on top. Adhere the Gold Glitter circle to the middle of the flower.
  11. Place your chocolates inside and bringing the ribbon up the back, tie a bow to finish.

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

So till next time…

Keep on creating and bye for now đŸ™‚

Colleen V xxxxxx