May 08, 2017

Little Boxes with Tonic .. In two styles !!

Hi Everybody,

Little boxes are always handy for those small gifts we like to give  Or as favor boxes at Weddings or Christenings. Fill them with sugared almonds for each guest. Decorate them with flowers, ribbons and the colours to suit the wedding.

This comes to you as a kit from Craft Stash and it is the Tonic Cardmaking Collection Issue 2

It consists of the Tonic die,  an embossing folder and some stamps for you to decorate the boxes that you make

In the video I show you two different ways to make the boxes

This four panel box is big enough to hold perfume, jewellery or maybe some tea lights.

You could even fill it with confetti for your guests to throw ... the confetti not the box !!

I have lined this two panel box with gold and added a  pearl string handle and some flowers

Perfect for adding a bridesmaid gift too, of maybe a little necklace to celebrate the wedding.

So many different way to use these and so many ways to decorate them
This two panel box has been decorated with the stamps in the kit and would be perfect for a childs party.

Fill them with sweets or a small toy for each child

Add their names to really make them feel special

This one has had some of the embossed panels added to it and they have been enhanced with the stamps

The video
will show you how to create both of these styles 

And once you have the die then you can make these any time you need them for any occasion.

And that  has to be less expensive than going out to buy them

More tomorrow ...

Hugs xx


  1. Morning Christina, a very handy die to have to make these beautiful boxes, they are so handy I always make some kind of boxes at Christmas to put the jewellery gifts I buy in.
    Nancyd xx

  2. Gorgeous gift boxes, great video.


  3. Love the boxes Christina you're right they are exspencive to buy these are lovely
    Love June horrocks xxxxx

  4. Beautiful boxes Christina , they always make gifts and cards extra special.
    Elaine H X

  5. Cute boxes Christina and ideal dies to have in your stash!

    June x

  6. I love boxes, Christina and these look so much fun to make. Thank you.

  7. All very pretty Christina.
    Love Val in Spain xxx

  8. Good morning Christina,

    These two boxes are so beautiful. I love the elegance of the first one and the simplicity of the second. Thank you for the great video and inspiration.

  9. Lovely tutorial, Christina, making a great assortment of little boxes! xx

  10. Hi Christina
    Such lovely and the tutorial to show us how there done.

  11. So beautiful boxes. I will have to make one for myself. Dianne

  12. Impressive little boxes. I am very grateful for the video tutorial. I have seen dies like that for sale and had no idea what could be done with them. You can get very creative.
    My mind needs to digest all that information and I am going to watch this video a few times over. WOW....

  13. Hi, Christina,
    What beautiful little boxes and such a handy size. I think they would be very useful indeed. Off to watch the video right now 😊
    Bejay xx

  14. Lovely little boxes Christina, but sorry, cannot find this on Craft Stash at all....luv Ursula xx

  15. Good afternoon Christina- These are just really lovely little boxes! thank you for sharing!

  16. Brilliant, beautiful boxes, the first one is right up my street, love it.
    Off to watch and learn, I feel a purchase might just be on the cards.
    Patricia x

  17. I just love your creativity, Christina. Thanks for sharing.


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