Recipe box with greeting card – with Bon Appetit

Hi Everyone,

Linda here with something a little different using Kaisercrafts Bon Appetit Collection – a recipe box to hold the fabulous cards that come with the collection.

IMG_1423 smallIt began life as an A4 piece of 300gsm white card – I chose this because of the strength required and cut it as follows –

IMG_1418 smallThe recipe cards are 6×4″ and fit perfectly inside – I have trimmed the top edge so its more even.

IMG_1419 smallNext comes the fun bit – decorating it! I began with the paper pad using the Bake sheet, cut into 2″ strips and covered each side, thenFresh to cover the remainder of the outside. All of the edges were inked withWalnut Stain Distress Ink and a mini blending tool.

To create the dividers, I cut Stone & Scarlet Kaisercard into pieces 6×4″ and added the tab tops from the Sticker sheet, 5 of which are already named, the others were added from the words. The fronts were then decorated using items from The Collectables, papers from the paper pad and some 12×12 papers, plus the sticker sheet.

IMG_1425 smallI created 10 in total, 5 Stone and 5 Scarlet. 

IMG_1426 smallEach with a different title –

IMG_1427 smallThese worked perfectly with the recipe cards

IMG_1429 smallTo create a fastening, I used to die-cuts from the paper pad – one on the front of the box and one on the lid. These are attached using brads. A ribbon tied to the lower one wraps around the top to close. I then added some scraps to the inside top of the box to cover the brad and to finish the edge.

IMG_1421 smallThe index cards sitting inside –

IMG_1424 smallI decided this would make a great gift for a friend who loves to cook so made an accompanying card –

IMG_1430 smallIt’s a 6 x 4″ tentfold card made from Stone Kaisercard, a matt of Scarlet Kaisercard, then a piece of Fresh. The message, the pot and the utensils are from the Collectables pack. Raised on mounting foam tape and a squidge of glue gel to hold the tools in place. It sits inside the box too –

IMG_1432 smallHere’s hoping she likes it! Thank-you for taking the time to read, check back later for more fabulous designs from the DT.

Until then, take care,