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Learn how to make this sweet treat box that is perfect for any occasion

Today's project is super fun to make and is perfect for all occasions year round! It uses the playful Friendly Gnomes stamp set:

Friendly Gnomes 160714

Create playful fairytale cards with the Friendly Gnomes set. This all-occasion set is perfect for birthdays, spring, Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day, and much more! Build the cutest scene for the occasion of your choice: mix and match the different gnomes, add a mushroom cottage to complete the scene, and top if off with an adorable greeting. The open lines of the art allow you to customize each gnome or other designs by coloring them with your favorite coloring tool. Choose the color shades of your choice, then simply stamp and color to create fun whimsical cards!


Stamp:  Friendly Gnomes (160714)

Ink:  Starry Sky (160952), Memento Black (132708)

Stampin’ Blends: Starry Sky (159222), Parakeet Party (159220), Highland Heather (154887), Poppy Parade (154958), Daffodil Delight (154883)

Paper with cutting dimensions:

    Starry Sky (159263) box bottom 5 ½ X 7 ½ score all four sides at 1”. Score on 7 ½ side at 3 ¼ & 4 ¼, Belly Band 1 ½ X 8 ¼,

    Parakeet Party (159259) Box Top 2 X 3¼, 2 X 2 tag

    Basic White (159276) 2 X 3 ¼, 2 X 2 tag, scraps for Gnome

Accessories: Essential Tag Punch (153607), Stampin’ Trimmer (152392), Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Mini Machine (150673), Paper Snips (103579), Bone Folder (102300), Multipurpose Glue (110755), Starry Sky Metallic Ribbon (159198), Parakeet Party Metallic Ribbon (159196), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430), 2022-24 In-Color Matte Decorative Dots (159186), Silicone Mat (127853).


  1. Cut all pieces according to directions.
  2. Score the box base at 1” on all four sides. On the 7 ½ side score at 3 ¼ & 4 ¼.

Treat Box Cutting & Score

  1. On the long side cut the score lines at the top and bottom of the box to create tabs. Cut up the score lines between the 3 ¼ and 4 ¼ as shown in picture. Make sure the L” shape cuts are mirrored.
  2. Crease all score lines using your Bone Folder.
  3. Slightly trim the outer corner tabs of the base.
  4. Glue the outer corner tabs towards the inside to create the top and bottom of your box. Fold the middle tabs in to create the bottom of the box. The top of the box folds over bottom to close.
  5. Stamp and color your Gnome image on your piece of Basic White using your Blends.
  6. Using your Memento Black ink, stamp the grass three times on a 2” x 3" piece of Parakeet Party and fussy cut.
  7. Add the Gnome image to the inside top of box. Adhere the grass at bottom of Gnomes’ feet.
  8. Stamp sentiment on Basic White scrap using Starry Sky ink. Punch out using the Essential Tags Punch. Punch a scrap of Parakeet Party with punch and cut in half on the horizontal.
  9. Add adhesive to the back of sentiment and attach the Parakeet Party halves on back at top and bottom leaving a slight edge showing.
  10. Cut approximately 5” of both ribbons. Place together and adhere to back of sentiment using your adhesive.
  11. Add Dimensionals and attach to top of box.

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