Tuesday, April 7, 2015

The Dylusional Box!

Good Morning Everyone!

Thanks so much for coming out to Take Out Tuesday's Ustream Show last night!

I wanted to give you a couple of pictures and a few details of the angled box.....

Here's what we are talking about....







Here's what I did....

Painted 3 Large journal pages with Dyan's awesome colors (Dylusions Paint) and used stencils for some background noise.  Allow to dry.

Cut a 4 x 4 base from chipboard.

Cut (4) 5 x 5 sides and measured over 1-inch from each bottom edge and cut from the mark up to the corner making the angles.

I glued and applied structure strips to all four corners of the box.  I then covered the base piece with paint covered paper.

Once the base was covered, I applied glue to the bottom  of the box and gently lowered it centered in place.

I covered the sides with the Dylusional paper cut the same way I did the chipboard.

I cut a 5-1/2 x 5-1/2-inch lid from chipboard and  I then cut  a 4-7/8 x 4-7/8-inch  piece for the backside of the lid and adhered it centered into place.  Doing this helps the lid not to move and stay in place.

I covered the lid with the painted paper and covered two more scrap pieces of chipboard with the paper and cut scallops from scallop dies.

I punched a hole in the center of the scallops and the lid and inserted the orange knob.

To finish off, I would paint (4) wooden balls and adhere them to the bottom of the box for feet...

That's it...

Thanks again for coming by!

Jim
The Gentleman Crafter

7 comments:

  1. Ooooooh! Can't wait to try this one. Since I never saw a box pattern I didn't like, my craft room is teeming with finished boxes I don't know what to do with. Oh well, on to the next one. Thanks for sharing this!

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  2. Thanks for the pic and dimensions

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  3. Oh my, very pleasing to the eye! Love the color combos. Thank you for the instructions. I think I might actually be able to make this box, and I'd love to give it a try.

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  4. You are so clever, and such a great craftsman! Everything you do is so perfect!

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  5. Beautiful job ! Love the colours ! Thanks for sharing ;)

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  6. Love the box and the bright colors. Hmmmmmm ... I wonder how many ATCs I can get in it???

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