One of the first suite collections in the new 2022 January to June mini catalog from Stampin’ Up! is the Sweet Talk Suite. It comes with a stamp set/coordinating dies, an embossing folder, rhinestones, ribbons, awesome Designer Series Paper, and….the sweet little boxes that I used to make this sample. All of these components are available separately, as well.
The Sweet Little Boxes come with adhesive strips already in place – just burnished the score marks, peel the backing off the adhesive strips, and assemble. The box went together very quickly.
To decorate, I ran a piece of So Saffron cardstock (2 1/4″ x 3 1/4″) through with the Gingham embossing folder. I adhered that to the front of the box with Tear & Tape.
I took a 2 1/4″ x 2 1/4″ piece of Highland Heather cardstock and randomly stamped (in Highland Heather) some of the lined images from the set of this collection. I then used the tag die from the die set in the collection and cut out a tag from this. I ran that tag through again with one of the heart dies from the set placed in the middle of the tag. I turned the tag over and glued a 1 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ piece of window sheet using a Fine Tip Glue Pen. I left that to dry on a silicone crafting mat.
I took a piece of Basic White and stamped my sentiment. I wanted to cut my sentiment out using the banner die that came with the set but it was too long to fit. I used a Stampin’ Write Marker (Polished Pink here but any coordinating color will do) to color in the ‘Happy Valentine’s” first. After I stamped, I cleaned the stamp well and dried. I then colored in the ‘Day’ and stamped below – it fit perfectly. I then stamped some background images in So Saffron.
To make the fun little hearts that were going to go inside of the shaker component, I used the small heart dies in the set to cut out 5 each in Real Red, Blushing Bride, and the Gold from the specialty paper.
When the glue was dried on my tag, I placed adhesive strips around the edges on the back of it:
I placed my little cut-out hearts where I wanted the tag to be on the front of the box. I looped a 4-inch piece of the Faux Linen Real Red ribbon through the tag’s hole and secured it together with a little glue dot. I then peeled the backing of the foam strips of the tag and place the tag over those little hearts.
I used a glue dot and Dimensions to adhere the sentiment banner to the bottom portion of the tag/box. I tied a bow using some more of the Real Red ribbon and adhered to the top of the tag using another glue dot. To add some sparkle, I used some of the Iridescent Rhinestone Basic Jewels.
The box is done – now what to put inside…..what would you put in there?
I’ve included links to the products I used to create this project below. The links will bring you to my online store:Product List
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