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Color Me Happy Blog Hop

Welcome to the Club Scrap Color Me Happy Blog Hop!  If you've arrived from the talented Tina's blog, you are in the right spot. If you'd like to start from the beginning, please head over to Club Scrap to see what wonderful project Karen has created for you.

January's Idea Deck challenge is to use the 9 of Spades from any of the five ALSB Idea Decks. As luck would have it, the card sketch from the Cardmaking Deck Vol. I calls for small squares which match perfectly with the cut aparts from Color Me Happy.  I seriously had to do very little to put these together.  I just added a ribbon, sequin or dot and embossed a panel.


These are super cute and super easy but that's not the reason you're here today. 
 This adorable see-through box is!

I modified the Stationer's Box project from Club Scrap Retreat 2013 to fit the cards and envelopes I had created.  Great minds must think alike because Tricia just posted a video last week on creating a similar box with a solid lid.  If you learn better by watching, check out her video for the Greeting Card Box.
Below are my modified dimensions to fit ten 4x5 cards and ten Bar envelopes.
Base:  12 x 9 score at 1/4, 1, 1 3/4 on each side.
Cut notches out of the long sides as the diagram shows. 
Diagram by Club Scrap.
Make sure to tightly fold in the tabs on the short side when adhering.

Lid:  11 3/4 x 8 5/8 score at 3/4, 1 1/2 on each side.
Cut out the long sides like you did for the base.
Fold and adhere.
Cut out a 3 1/2 x 6 1/2 rectangle from the center of the lid. 
Adhere a 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 transparency film with bookbinding glue.
Top of box: Inside
I'm super thrilled with this easy, adorable way to package handmade cards!
Thank you so much for stopping by today! 
Please continue on to see what the amazing Donna has created for you. 


  1. Totally awesome set of cards, Lisa. Great use of all the ribbons.
    And thanks for the template of the box. perfect for gifting.

  2. Perfect - this is a great gift idea and is being cased.

  3. I love it when a project comes together. Beautiful work on this, Lisa! <3

  4. What a super gift idea! I love the box - it steps away from the norm and is a lovely way to gift the beautiful set of cards you made.

  5. Love your Happy Box for storing cards Lisa, well done!!

  6. So awesome, love the box and you do have a great mind!

  7. Lisa I love all your cards and gift box! what a sweet gift this would make! Beautiful job!!

  8. LOVE!LOVE!LOVE! What a great gift this would make! Thanks for sharing all of your instructions!

  9. What fun cards! Somebody is going to be so delighted when they receive this lovely gift! TFS!

  10. LOVE the cards and the beautiful gift box you made to house them. What a lovely gift idea!

  11. Love all your projects. I believe that's the first time I see an open gift box for cards and love the idea. TRE!

  12. Love this project! I'm always looking for new card set boxes-i'll definitely be trying this one! Gorgeous cards too!

  13. Wow, great cards and handmade box! You can't get any better then that!!!

  14. Such a beautiful card set!!! Love the box, too!
    The Leaf Studio

  15. Better late than never to comment! ;) this box looks great in Color Me Happy papers!


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