Gift Box Toppers

Clare Buswell
Gift Box Toppers

Learn how to make these paper-crafted box toppers with these free instructions. Make a card to go with it from one of the many designs on our web site.

 

TISSUE PAPER FLOWER

SUPPLIES:  Cardstock: (lime green)  Dye ink: (Antique Linen) Tim Holtz/Ranger Industries  Fibers: (natural jute twine) Papertrey Ink  Other: (burgundy tissue paper)  Finished size: 5" x 4 1/2"

 

1 Cut tissue paper into 8" x 6" rectangle.

2 Repeat to create 8 rectangles; stack together.

3 Accordion-fold rectangles, fold in half, and tie middle with twine. Round ends.

4 Separate layers, pulling upwards.

5 Trim leaves from cardstock.

6 Score, ink, and fold leaves. Adhere to flower.

 

EMBOSSED HOLLY

SUPPLIES:  Cardstock: (lime green, cream)  Clear stamps: (circle tag from Seasons of Love - Tags set; holiday wishes from Very Vintage Christmas set) Waltzingmouse Stamps  Dye ink: (Rhubarb Stalk) Tsukineko; (Antique Linen, Vintage Photo) Tim Holtz/Ranger Industries  Fibers: (tan ribbon) Schiff Ribbons; (natural jute twine) Papertrey Ink  Template: (embossing flowers) Craft Concepts  Other: (red tissue paper)  Finished size: 4 1/4" x 5 3/4"

 

1 Emboss cardstock, trim holly leaves, and ink.

2 Stitch edges and center of leaves.

3 Roll tissue paper into balls, ink, and apply liquid adhesive. Adhere to leaves.

4 Stamp circle tag and holiday wishes on cardstock. Trim, ink edges, and hole-punch.

5 Tie twine to tag and adhere to leaves.

6 Tie on ribbon.

 

FABRIC FLOWER

SUPPLIES:  Cardstock: (lime green, cream)  Clear stamps: (25th, December from Santa's Coming to Town set; patterned holly leaves, berries, snowflake from Very Vintage Christmas set) Waltzingmouse Stamps  Dye ink: (Rhubarb Stalk) Tsukineko; (Antique Linen) Tim Holtz/Ranger Industries  Accents: (white doily) Wilton; (cream feathers)  Fibers: (burgundy tulle)  Die: (tag) Spellbinders  Other: (cream felt, white pearl clip-on earring, cream ribbon)  Finished sizes: flower 5" diameter, tag 2" x 3 3/4"

 

1 Trim fabric 38" x 1 1/2", fold in half lengthways, and sew loose edges together. Pull thread to gather.

2 Tie ends together and adhere to felt circle to create flower.

3 Adhere earring and feathers to flower.

4 Adhere doily to cardstock with repositionable adhesive; die-cut tag.

5 Remove doily from tag and ink.

6 Stamp snowflake, 25th, December, and patterned holly on tag.

7 Stamp patterned holly on cardstock, trim, and adhere to tag with foam tape.

8 Tie tulle to tag and adhere to flower. 

 

VINTAGE ROSETTE

SUPPLIES:  Cardstock: (burgundy, cream)  Clear stamp: (merry Christmas label from Very Vintage Christmas set) Waltzingmouse Stamps  Dye ink: (Coffee) Ranger Industries; (Antique Linen) Tim Holtz/Ranger Industries  Fibers: (natural jute twine)  Papertrey Ink  Dies: (doily, circles) Spellbinders  Other: (sheet music)  Finished size: 5" diameter

 

1 Accordion-fold sheet music rectangle, fold in half, and tie middle with twine. Adhere ends to create rosette.

2 Die-cut circle and doily from cardstock.

3 Stamp merry Christmas label on smallest circle; ink edges. Stitch dies together.

4 Adhere stamped panel to rosette.

 

FELT FLOWER

SUPPLIES:  Cardstock: (kraft)  Dye ink: (Antique Linen) Tim Holtz/Ranger Industries  Accent: (white doily) Wilton  Fibers: (green leaf trim) May Arts; (cream ribbon) Schiff Ribbons  Other: (cream, tan, beige felt)  Finished size: 7 1/2" x 4"

 

1 Pleat cardstock rectangle; stitch to ribbon.

2 Ink doily and adhere pleated panel.

3 Adhere ribbon and leaf trim.

4 Cut circles from felt, spiral-cut, and roll into flowers. Adhere together and adhere to doily base.

 

 

 

 

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