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Friday, November 27, 2009

Star and Moon Gift Box

Another one of the first boxes I made was a star and moon design for my very good friend Melissa who loves all things celestial. I re-drew the original when I re-drew a whole bunch of my original boxes a couple years ago. You can find that here. The original is just a regular gift box. I was doing a lot with digital stained glass effects at that point until I finally found a method for doing it that I was really happy with.
The template I made for this version is the same one I used for the pink dotty argyle box that I made for putting soap balls in as a gift. It's one of my favorites of the templates I made this year. The lid is very fitted, and scoring and pre-folding are absolutely essential to get this one to turn out right. This one uses a flower as the star which was inspired by a pair of vintage costume earrings I have.
Click on the images for the full sized versions. It takes 2 sheets of cardstock. Print both images at 100 dpi.


  1. OMGSH this is stunning! TY for sharing.

  2. What a nice box, thanks for sharing :)

  3. Wow, that is SO pretty! Thanks so much for this!

  4. I'm having trouble printing so that the top fits the bottom. Any suggestions? I've scored and folded correctly. Thanks

    1. They have to be printed at the same DPI settings. Usually if there is a problem it's because they are being printed "fit to page". Hope that helps!


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