Friday, June 25, 2010

"All-in-One" Favor Boxes

A few months ago when I was at my niece's wedding luncheon I was given a little favor box that I found too cute to resist. Being the craft geek that I am, I came home, tore it apart and figured out how to make one of my very own. I posted the results of my adventure HERE.

I also posted it in my gallery over on SCS. Not long thereafter, Beate (the Queen of the Tutorial!) asked me if I would like to do a tutorial for the resource page over on SCS. HECK YES!!! So, on Wednesday this week the results of my labors showed up (there are step-by-step photos/instructions, a video tutorial and a template you can print out):

"All-in-One" Favor Box Tutorial

Stamps: Elements of Style, Vintage Vogue
Paper: Daffodil Delight, Whisper White
Ink: Daffodil Delight, Rich Razzleberry, Pear Pizzazz
Accessories: Vintage Wallpaper Textured Impressions Folder, Scallop Trim Border Punch, Beautiful Wings Embosslits Die, Scalloped Rectangle Clearlits Die, Whisper White Satin/Organza Ribbon, 1/2" Pearl, 1" and 1/4" Circle Punches, Dimensionals

Here is another little sample I made showing what happens if you use double-sided patterned paper, as opposed to just plain ol' cardstock. Stinkin' cute, right??

Stamps: NONE
Paper: Night & Day DSP
Accessories: All-in-One Favor Box Template, Heart Embosslits Die, Clear Rhinestone Sticker, Heart to Heart Punch, black/white gingham ribbon

BUT WAIT!! There's MORE!! Here is a link to an SVG FILE that you can use to cut this baby out with your CRICUT!! That's right!!! WAHOOOOO!!!


Yes, yes ... I know ... YOU LOVE ME!!! Smiley from


jenn said...

Thanks so much for sharing this. I love when things come as SVG files. And this box is so cute. You've done such cute things with them.

xrciznuts said...

This is an adorable favor box. Thanks so much for taking the time to make a picture tutorial and a pattern as well as a video. Well Done!
Kim Smith

Sassy Scrapin' said...

and I sooooo love it! Finish my first one last night!!! TFS

marilyn said...

thanks for sharing the svg file for your cute favor box!

Kathy Braun and Lucky said...

You did such a great job on this and how each box is different and awesome that you have tutorial to make it easier for us. TFS!

Terry Molineux said...

Wendy thanks for the great tutorial and video Cannot wait to try this. Leaving for a few days vacation but I'll try it when I get back!!!!

Shoshi said...

Hi Wendy - I've just found you on Splitcoaststampers and thought I'd follow your lovely blog. I've just made this box from your excellent tutorial (great to have the template to print out too) and if I get time, I will photograph/video my efforts tomorrow to go on my blog.

We have been invited to a party tomorrow celebrating a couple being farmers for 50 years. They don't want presents but want a donation to the Air Ambulance, and I thought it would be nice to make a pretty container for our cheque! Hope you'll pop over to my blog at in a few days and see what I did with your design! (I'll give you a credit on the video.)

This is such a clever idea! Love it.


Shoshi said...

Hi again, Wendy! Thank you soooo much for your fabby comment on my blog! I was thrilled to be able to give you a credit for this little box - I always give people credits because I don't want anyone to think it was My Idea! Anyway, there's nothing like spreading the good news around, of other people's lovely blogs (like yours) and it also spreads the joy!

They loved their little box, and yes, it was the only cheque that was so pretty! They had a big donations box from the Air Ambulance people, with a slit in the top, so of course they had to get their cheque out before it could go in the donations box!

I've always loved making boxes - I used to do a lot of 3-D embroidery and fabric boxes (you can see some here: (2 pages) and one embroidery teacher said that all her boxes contained a surprise! Nowadays I tend to concentrate on paper, but the surprise should still be there.

I'm glad I've discovered your blog, which I am now following.

Thanks so much!


Laurie said...

Thank you so much for the svg pattern. My sister and I started making them with the paper pattern and were really excited to get the svg. What a time saver.

Connie said...

Thanks for the SVG! I can't believe how hard I worked making a cut file from your pdf? LOL I did'nt know you had a cut file! Thanks again!

Pam said...

Hubby plays Santa (member of the "Global Order of the Real-Bearded Santas"...he only grows it for 4 mo's out of the year) and donates the $$ to "Spencer's Wishes" child
ren's charity. When he saw this box, he asked if I could make them "Christmas-ish" to put treats in & give to the kids he visits...heck, yes!!! Green/red M&M's in a little bag....the mighty mites will eat them up...literally. Thanks for the free template!!!

donna said...

i cannot get it to up in mtc? can you please send me the file by email?