A dark blue Gift Box decorated with a blue Rosette and Design Paper

A dark blue Gift Box decorated with a blue Rosette and Design Paper

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Make lovely grey and blue gift boxes with design paper and round or heart-shaped rosettes.
Guide step 1
Step 1.
Cut a 14 x 9 cm piece of design paper to fit the front of the gift box and attach it with double-sided adhesive tape.
Guide step 2
Step 2.
Fold the box along the score lines and tie the ribbon through the holes for fastening.
Guide step 3
Step 3.
Cut a 7 x 21 cm piece of design paper for a round rosette. Fold it in an 8 mm wide concertina fashion using a thin ruler alternating from side to side.
Guide step 4
Step 4.
Tie a piece of cotton cord tightly around the middle of the folded paper. Make sure that the ends are sufficiently long for tying around the gift box several times.
Guide step 5
Step 5.
Secure the ends of the rosette with double-sided adhesive tape.
Guide step 6
Step 6.
Tie the rosette onto the front of the gift box by wrapping the cord around the gift box several times and tying it underneath the base, thus hiding the knot.
Guide step 7
Step 7.
Make a heart-shaped rosette by cutting out two pieces of design paper using the template attached as a separate PDF file on this page.
Guide step 8
Step 8.
Assemble the two cut-out pieces to one piece using double-sided adhesive tape.
Guide step 9
Step 9.
Fold it in a concertina fashion the same way as folding the round rosette (see step 3).
Guide step 10
Step 10.
Make small holes with hole punch pliers in each fold. The holes must be big enough for feeding a piece of cotton cord through.
Guide step 11
Step 11.
Assemble the pleated strip of design paper with double-sided paper to form a circle.
Guide step 12
Step 12.
Feed the cotton cord through all the holes using a cross stitch needle.
Guide step 13
Step 13.
Carefully pull the cord ends together, tightening the paper strip into a heart shape. Tie the cord with a couple of knots.
Template
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