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Love You Always Treat Box Tutorial


January - Tutorial The matchbox-style box can be assembled without any adhesive. Decorate, add candy, and a sweet note. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
Love You Always Suite Tutorial - Christy Frank

Hello Stampers!

Happy New Year!

Now that the new January-June Mini Catalog and Sale-a-Bration have arrived, it really does feel like a joyful New Year! I am so looking forward to more creative time and the chance to connect with my friends, even if life isn't quite normal yet. I truly feel that any way we can share time together is better than missing the opportunity.

Speaking of opportunity, have you had the opportunity to check out the awesomeness that is the new January-June Mini Catalog? There are so many new things that I'm excited about that I just can't choose where to start.  New products, project inspiration, and ideas I'm looking forward to sharing with you!

This tutorial features the gorgeous Love You Always Suite. I think you'll love this treat box and mini card combo that you can use to give a treat to your sweetheart and other loved ones!

Happy Stamping!
Christy Frank

Treat Box with Mini Card Top

Project Inspiration
Project Inspiration
Project Inspiration

Spread some love this Valentine's Day or create wedding and shower favors that wow. The bigger size of the Love You Always Treat Box makes it perfect for creating a box with a built in mini card topper. This project is brimming with details that make it a gift that will be treasured. The papers, ribbon, box, and charms are all part of the gorgeous Love You Always Suite so treat yourself to the whole Suite Collection!

The matchbox-style box can be assembled without any adhesive and comes in two pieces, the box and the sleeve. The sleeve is fully assembled just pop the flat-folded piece open.

  1. Fold the box on all scored lines.
  2. Fold the small tabs in and fold the side flaps over the tabs. The small end section flattens at the bottom of the box.
  3. Fold the shorter front section over and press the small end section flat at the bottom of the box.
  4. Fold the long back flap over the box opening.
  5. Press down so the short section folds inside the box and the long section flattens onto the bottom of the box. The tab at the end slides into the slot in the bottom corner to hold the box securely.
  6. Slide the box into the sleeve like a drawer.
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1. Cut & Color True Love Paper

Color a flower image from the True Love Designer Series Paper with Petal Pink and Granny Apple Green Stampin' Blends. Cut out with Paper Snips. Alternately stamp, die cut, and color the flower images from the Forever & Always Bundle (#156200).
Project - Step 2

2. Cut & Layer Paper

Score 4-1/2" x 3-1/2" Rococo Rose cardstock at 2-1/4" along the 4-1/2" side. Cut the following: Early Espresso cardstock 2-1/2" x 3-3/4", Petal Pink 2" x 3-1/4", Sahara Sand Love You Always Specialty Designer Series Paper 2" x 3-1/4". Fold the Rococo Rose mini card, adhere to Early Espresso layer. Adhere Petal Pink layer inside mini card.
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3. Add Ribbon & Heart Charm

Adhere 3" pieces of Blushing Bride 3/8" Metallic Ribbon paper. Adhere ribbon ends behind the paper with Stampin' SEAL. Adhere to card front with Stampin' Dimensionals. Thread charm onto 6" piece of Gold tread from Forever Greenery Trim Combo Pack (#152475). Knot the thread around the heart and create a loop. Adhere loop in place with Stampin' Dimensionals.
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4. Cut & Fit Belly Band

Cut Petal Pink Love You Always Specialty Designer Series Paper to 3" x 10". Save the 3" x 2" cut-off piece for later. Starting about 1/8" from the seem on the box sleeve, wrap the paper around the box. Use your fingers to create a bit of a crease at each corner.
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5. Crease Folds

Use a Bone Folder to crease each corner fold. Make sure the edges of the paper stay lined up as you crease the folds.
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6. Add Belly Band

Use Tear & Tape or Stampin' SEAL+ to adhere Belly Band around the box starting with the shortest section near the seam of the box sleeve.
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7. Add Card & Bow

Use Stampin' SEAL+ or Tear & Tape to adhere card centered on the top of the box. Add colored flower to the Stampin' Dimensionals on the card. Tie a bow with a 14" piece of ribbon and adhere to box with Glue Dots.
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8. Finishing Touches

Adhere 3" x 2" Petal Pink Love You Always Specialty Designer Series cut-off piece to 2-1/2" x 3-7/8" Early Espresso cardstock. Adhere layers inside the bottom box for a fun finishing touch.
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9. Add Sweets

Add candy, a sweet note, or small gift to the box and share the love!


Love You Always Treat Box #154285

Love You Always Treat Box

Love You Always Specialty Designer Series Paper #154280

Love You Always Specialty Designer Series Paper

True Love Designer Series Paper #154281

True Love Designer Series Paper



Specials, Promotions, and New Products
Specials, Promotions, and New Products

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Shop the New Holiday Catalog August 4th on the New Stampin' Up! Website

New Online Store  

Beginning August 4th at 7:00 AM (MT) Stampin' Up! is bringing you a new and improved online shopping experience! 

There are quite a few improvements that you'll really like.  I'm most excited about the new site working seamlessly on desktops, smartphones, and tablets, larger images for products and samples, more intuitive navigation and searches, and last but not least, you can create a wish list and favorites! 

Rest assured your account information and password still work with the new site. Because this is a new site you will need to sign in the first time you shop. If you had your browser remember your email and password, it won't be saved anymore. If you are unsure of your login ID and password, I recommend using the Forgot Password link to reset your password as soon as possible (see steps below).  

I kindly ask that you visit my store starting August 4th, sign in, and please select me as your demonstrator. You may still use a demonstrator's host/hostess code with your order if you do that each time you order. You can do this by using the Find a Demonstrator link at the top of the page or when you are checking out.  Whether you sign in to your account or checkout as a guest, if you don't select a demonstrator one will be assigned for you. 

I hope you enjoy all the new features.  I appreciate your business and want to continue offering you amazing products and my personal service, so please be sure to update your preferred demonstrator selection.

Happy Stamping!

Christy Frank

Key Features of the New Online Store

New Store - Sign-in 
See the picture with the Sign In steps above. 
1. Click Sign In

2. Sign in with email and password 

3. Click the Forgot Password link if you need to reset your password.

Improved Navigation

It’s easier to find what you are looking for with navigation menus that expand. For example, the image shows what happens if you select “Stamps” from the Featured Products section. You can then narrow down your search by Season, and then refine it even more with a specific season.

New Store - Navigation

Improved Filtering

When you are shopping you’ll see Filter By in the menu on the left. You can Filter By several options including size, price, product type, occasion, color, etc.

New Store - Filter

Wish List & Favorites List

You can also add items to a new list or Wish List from the quick view page, not just the individual product page. You could track product you already have on hand.

New Store - Wish List

Filter & Sort by Color

If you click on the Shop By Color link you’ll see every color listed. Click on the color to see the products available in that color.

New Store - Colors

Ornate Garden DSP & Daisies!

The Ornate Garden Suite is one of my favorites in the new catalog! The colors and floral patterns remind me so much of colors and fabric prints from the 70's. My bedroom had olive colored shag carpet! Our kitchen was avocado green with golds and yellows. I wouldn't say that I like those colors now, but I do love how Stampin' Up! brings back vintage looks in a fresh new way!

I also love how all the products can be mixed and matched to get the most versality for your crafting investment. When I saw this DSP pattern, I knew that I had to pair it with the daisy stamp and punches. And how could I not use this Ornate Border die that looks just like daisies? There are so many creative ways to use this suite, and when I can use something I already own, you know the suite was on my must have list!

Card Recipe

Cut List

Old Olive Cardstock:
5 1/2" 8 1/2", scored at 4 1/4"
Cut the daisy peek through border from the Ornate Border Dies and place it 1/2" in from the left edge of the card base, run through your cutting machine

Whisper White Cardstock:
1 - 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
1 - 4" x 5 1/4"
1 - 3 x 11, punch 2 daisies with Daisy punch & 4 daisies with Medium Daisy punch
1 - 2 1/2" square, use 2" circle punch to punch out the circle after stamping the sentiment

Terracotta Tile:
1 3" square, punch circle with 2 1/4" circle punch for matting the sentiment

Ornate Garden DSP:
2 1/4" x 5 1/2"



1. Use the larger daisy image from the Daisy Lane stamp set to stamp two daisies in Terracotta Tile ink on the 3" x 11" Whisper White Cardstock
2. Use the smaller daisy image from the Daisy Lane stamp set to stamp four daisies in Bumblebee ink on the 3" x 11" Whisper White Cardstock (note - I stamped off each time for these)
3. Use both daisy punches to punch out the daisies


1. The sentiment is stamped in Terracotta Tile.
2. I used a retired sentiment on this card; however, the Daisy Lane stamp set has wonderful sentiments that will fit on the circle. If you are wanting the word hugs specifically, the Positive Thoughts stamp set has a sentiment that says "Hugs Love Prayers" and it will work too.


1. Adhere the 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" piece of Whisper White cardstock behind the card front using multipurpose glue or Stampin' Seal.

2. Adhere the DSP strip to the card front placing it about an eighth of an inch in from the left edge of the card front using multipurpose glue or Stampin' Seal.

3. Offsetting the petals, layer together each pair of daisies using a glue dot or dimensional to attach the layers together.

4. Adhere your sentiment circle to the Terracotta mat and use dimensionals to adhere it to the card.

5. Arrange and adhere the daisies to the card using multipurpose glue or Stampin' Seal.

6. Adhere the 4" x 5 1/4" Whisper White cardstock to the inside of the card using multipurpose glue or Stampin' Seal.

Finishing Touches

1. I used Old Olive Dark Stampin' Blend to color three basic rhinestones and arranged these around my sentiment.


Pretty Spring Cards

Have you tried using the Scalloped Notecards yet? I love how versatile these are and how they go with so many different Designer Series Papers. When I saw the limited edition Pleased As Punch DSP, I knew it would go perfectly with these notecards! The paper is so bright and cheerful.  The pretty colors and scalloped edges of the notecards compliment the imagery of the DSP nicely. At $8.00 for a set of 20 cards the notecards and matching envelopes are an amazing value!

This card above was the quickest card of the bunch! I layered at strip of the bloom patterned DSP cut at 2 3/8” x 5” onto the card base.  I had spare pieces of the Daffodil Delight and Whisper White labels cut from the Stitched So Sweetly dies that were left over from a class. I layered these on the DSP adding a strip of the Terracotta Tile linen ribbon between them. 

The sentiment is from the Under My Umbrella stamp set and is stamped in Terracotta Tile. I used the Small Bloom Punch, a free SAB gift, to punch three blooms to accent the sentiment. Of course I had to add some sparkle using the Holiday Rhinestones in yellow. I love the cheerful look of this card!

This was a quick and easy card too. I used the Tulip Builder Punch and Stitched So Sweetly dies to Create this design. The Ruched Daffodil Delight ribbon anchors the sentiment perfectly. The leaves on the outer edges are attached directly to the Whisper White background. The right and left tulips are glued on top of the leaves. The center tulip and leaf are popped up on dimensionals and the sentiment is as well. I inked the edges of the sentiment label for depth and finished it with yellow rhinestones. This design is great for a thank you, Mother’s Day or birthday card too!

Oh my gosh, I just love the raindrop pattern! I used the Under My Umbrella bundle to make this sweet card. The umbrella is punched from the DSP and the boots are stamped twice and fussy cut - I layered the left boot on top of the second image to the boots to give more depth.

Then I stamped 2 of the large flower grouping and 4 of the small To add flowers to the umbrella and boots. The flowers are colored in coordinating shades with Stampin’ Blends and fussy cut - did I say that I love fussy cutting? I do - it is so relaxing and fun!  The sentiment is stamped on a scrap in Balmy Blue and fussy cut too.  I created a frame by layering two of the scalloped rectangle shapes from the Stitched So Sweetly dies. I added more sparkly goodness with Basic Rhinestones for centers on the larger flowers. This card is perfect for a shower, to give encouragement or just to say Hi!

This tulip card card is my favorite of this set! The basket is made by embossing a piece of Crumb Cake Cardstock using the Coastal Weave Embossing Folder which I inked with Early Espresso. I cut the piece to a 2” x 1.5” rectangle then angled it. The edge of the basket is 3/8” x 2.25”. I tied a piece of linen thread around the basket before adding the sentiment - tip, use a glue dot on the back to help secure the thread so you can tie the bow. The sentiment is stamped in Petal Pink.

To make the stems, I curved the straight stem in the Timeless Tulips stamps set as I mounted it to the block - don’t you love photopolymer stamps???  I used Old Olive and stamped off. Then I fussy cut the stems. I glued the top of the stem under the tulip and then glued the bottom of the stem to the card base leaving the center to be raised up giving a 3D effect.  To give the tulips a double bloom effect, I used the Tulip Builder Punch to make extra petals that are layered under the main bloom. To get the right and left petals to appear mirrored, I turned one tulip upside down in the punch and then I punched it. To make the leaves I punched each one twice to make them slightly narrower. I think that size is the best fit for the notecard! And to add some shiny goodness, I added two of the pink rhinestones from the Noble Peacock Rhinestones. The sentiment is stamped on the smallest label in the Stitched So Sweetly dies.

Who wouldn’t love having one of these cute cards waiting for them in their mailbox?  Let me know which card is your favorite in the comments below.

Don’t miss out on the Pleased As Punch DSP - it is available until March 31st, or while supplies last. You can shop for the paper and all the supplies to create these cards by clicking on the products below. 

If you order the first five items below, you can select the small bloom punch as a level 2 Sale-A-Bration gift. And you will have the paper and tools to make 20 cards!

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