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Step-By-Step Tray Card

Card making Papercraft Papercrafter Techniques Card Making

Hide a secret gift beneath a greeting in this simple and savvy project. Why not try tucking a velvet cushion into the tray to surprise them with a necklace when they slide it open? This project is fabulous to turn to whenever you want to create something that little bit more special, in only nine steps!

Step-By-Step Tray Card

YOU WILL NEED:

Craft stash essentials, ornate label dies, beaded tassel, floral rosette

Score a 15cm x 21cm rectangle of card, 2cm from all edges. Cut the tabs and fold along all score lines
Step-By-Step Tray Card

Keep the card flat to cover the outer side with patterned paper. Assemble the tray by glueing the corner tabs to the inside flaps
Step-By-Step Tray Card

Punch two small holes in the front of the tray and thread a beaded tassel through them
Step-By-Step Tray Card

Score a 17cm x 30cm card panel to make a central rectangle measuring 11cm. Score and fold up 2.2cm each side
Step-By-Step Tray Card

Cover each side of the outer cover with patterned paper. Wrap around the tray and glue the overlap on the bottom
Step-By-Step Tray Card

Score and crease an 11cm x 17cm card through the central fold and again, 1cm from each end
Step-By-Step Tray Card

Decorate all panels, turn the card around and fix one 1cm tab along the back of the tray cover so it stands up
Step-By-Step Tray Card

Die cut and layer two ornate labels. Stick this and a rosette to the front fold to pop up as the element is stood up
Step-By-Step Tray Card

Cut a 1.5cm x 11cm strip from patterned paper and adhere across the base with foam pads
Step-By-Step Tray Card

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