Friday, 17 July 2015

Wine Bottle Gift Box Tutorial - Using Flowering Flourished by Stampin' Up

Wine Bottle Gift Box Tutorial - Using Flowering Flourished by Stampin' Up

We we're going away recently and a good friend offered to look after Eva's goldfish. Yes, Humphry who she won at the fair a good few months ago is still going strong. 

I wanted to give them the thank you gift when we dropped him off, because well, he is a goldfish and you know....

The only thing was it was a really hectic week in the run up to our trip and didn't really have time to buy them something.

Wine to the rescue. We really like wine in our house so always have a few decent giftable bottles knocking around.

Only problem is that coming up with a nice way of wrapping a full size bottle of wine can be tough for a crafter. 

Unless you want to start sticking peices of card together - it can be difficult to pull off. 

Today's project uses a single sheet of 12 by 12 card stock to make a gorgeous wrap-around box.
I've used Night of Navy Card Stock and Whisper White stamped randomly with Flowering Flourishes from Stampin' Up.
I was inspired by an old Danish blog - you can view the original here

It went down really well so must have done something right.

Here is the video tutorial if you'd like to give it a try yourself, which I hope you do.

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Wine bottle with 3-1/8 inch diameter base.

Card Stock - 12 inches by 11 inches

Score along the 12inch side at 2 inches and 10 inches. 

Score along the 11 inch side at:

1-3/4, 3-1/2, 5-1/4, 7, 8-3/4 and 10-1/2

Notch along the 11 inch side at

7/8, 2-5/8, 4-3/8, 6-1/8, 7-7/8, 9-5/8
Cut Whisper White into strips, 1-1/4 by 7-3/4 inches.

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  1. As it! Thank you for sharing the tutorial.

  2. Every project just gets better than the last! I LOVE this! Thank you!

  3. Wow, Caroline, what a beautiful way to decorate a bottle of wine, so much nicer
    than those gift bags you can buy. Thank you for that.

  4. Caroline I really enjoy your projects! I just discovered your blog recently. This wine bottle box is so beautiful! In fact,I've admired everything I've seen. Thank you so much for sharing your talents.

  5. What a wonderful idea and a great tutorial for us. Love all your work and your talent for walking us through it all.

  6. Hallo tolle Verpackung, aber gibt es die Verpackung in Deutsch. Im Video kann ich die Falzeinteilungen nicht verfolgen.

    LG. Friederike

  7. Love this! wish I had a score board and smarts. I'm just learning how to make things on my cricut explore. I was hoping to find a template to help me make something like yours for my sister inlaw for thanksgiving.. i'm not good with measurements . oh well something will come up. I can't buy offline so it is going to take me a week to try and create mine..Thank you for sharing .