Happy Holidays

Hello everyone!! Happy Holidays to all of you!! It’s Kymona here with you today!

Are you ready for all of the fun of the holidays to begin? Have you finished your holiday shopping? What’s on the menu?

I only have a couple of gifts left to get. I’m excited about this holiday season because all of my brothers and sister are coming into town so we are going to have soooo much fun. All of the little ones get to spend Christmas with each other. I can’t wait to see them open all of their gifts.

Speaking of gifts, I have another awesome gift packaging for you today. I’m always looking for different ways to present gifts to people that I care about. I think it gives an added touch to the gift. So thanks to my new blogging friend Nicole who taught me how to make this awesome packaging.

Well today’s gift is for my daughter’s teacher. Teacher’s get so many gifts from their students. Which means teacher’s have to write thank you notes to show their appreciation. So as apart of my daughters gift to her teacher, we included thank you cards.

Now you can just give them the cards wrapped in a nice ribbon or clear box but made a really cute package out of pattern paper that houses the thank you cards.

Take a look:

Happy Holiday 1

Can you image getting a set of cards in this packaging.  I love this little box.

Take a look at the opening:

Happy Holidays Closeure

The thank you cards fit so neatly inside of the box.  This box holds 4 cards and envelopes.

Box with cards inside

I used the following stamp set to create my box and cards.

Holiday Sentiments  Thank-You-

Here’s how I created this box:

1. I cut my pattern paper to 7-3/8″ by 9″.

2. Then I scored my paper on the 9″ side at 1/2, 2-1/4, 4-3/4, and 8-1/2.

3. I turn the paper on the 7-3/8″ side and scored it at 1/2′, 5-5/8, and 6-1/8.

4. Then I cut small pieces off the top to create my closure and flaps to close the box at the bottom.

box template

5. I used strong adhesive to put my box together.

6. I used a pencil to plot out my holes for the closure.

7.  After punching the holes, I added my bakers twine and closed the box.

8. I stamped my sentiment and colored it in. I added glitter for some shine.

9. I used a stitched  die to cut out my sentiment.

10. I attached the label to the front of my box with some adhesive.  I added sequin to the front of my box.

My cards are pretty simple.

1. I cut my white card stock to 5 by 7 scored at 3.

2. I stamped “Thank You” using my Versamark ink and added embossing powder and heat set it.

Very classy!

box and card copy

Such a pretty gift set to give to not alone a teacher but family members.  All of us need to say thank you!

So what do you think? Would you like to receive a set like this?  If you leave a comment below by 11:45pm EST, I will pick a lucky winner to receive this set, just in time for the holidays.

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Thank you for stopping by!



32 Responses to Happy Holidays

  1. Debbe Chen says:

    This is the perfect box size for a gift I have! THanks

    • Kymona Tracey says:

      Hey Debbe!! Your welcome!! I’m glad I was able to help you with your gift giving packaging. I hope you had a great Christmas!

  2. Katherine says:

    Very nice! Thanks for a chance to win.

  3. Vicki Smith says:

    The teacher will really appreciate this beautiful gift. Great job and a very Merry Christmas to everyone!

    • Kymona Tracey says:

      Hey Vicki!! Yes, my daughter’s teacher love it. He said he wife will really appreciate it. Thank you for your sweet comment and I hope you had a great Christmas.

  4. What a really cool and thoughtful idea for anyone!!! I love it!! Thanks for sharing this awesome idea with us and showing us how to make it ourselves!!!

    • Kymona Tracey says:

      Hey Taunya!! Thank you so much for your wonderful comment. My motto, each one teach one. I’m glad I could share!! I hope you had a great Christmas!!

  5. Karen says:

    This such a great idea! I think I will go make my mother-in-law a set for Christmas!

    • Kymona Tracey says:

      Hey Karen! Thank you so much for your sweet comment. Yes, your mother-in-law will love them. You have to share with me. I would love to see your set.

  6. craftingjess says:

    What a great idea and beautiful notecards/packaging!! Thanks for sharing!!

  7. Joan says:

    I love this little set!

  8. This is one sweet gift for teacher. I love the box, papers and that adorable snowmen 🙂 Oh…. and Thanks for the tutorial!! MERRY CHRISTMAS!

    • Kymona Tracey says:

      Hello Helen!! Thank you so much for your wonderful comment. Yes, my daughter’s teacher love it. Your more then welcome. I hope you get to try this technique out.

  9. Carla Hundley says:

    How fun this box is,
    would love to win!
    Carla from Utah

  10. Abby L says:

    I love this set! It looks great!

  11. Goldie says:

    So cute! I love the design! Must make one of these!

  12. This is awesome Kymona!

  13. Juliet says:

    Hi Kymona! I love this idea! I just tried to make the box but I think you got a typo! Correct me if I’m wrong but for the measurements on the 9″ side, is the second score suppose to be 4-1/4, not 2-1/4? This is my first time trying this out so I may be wrong. I would love to know!

    • Kymona Tracey says:

      Hey Juliet!! Thank you so much for your wonderful comment. Ok, lets go over the score lines. The 9″ side (landscape side) the score lines are 1/2″, 4 1/4″, 4 3/4″ and 8 1/2″. On the 7 3/8″ side (portrait side) the score lines are 1/2″, 5 5/8″, 6 1/8″. I hope this helps. Please let me know if you have anymore questions.

  14. kristy c. says:

    what a cute idea! love the box!

  15. I am a teacher and I would love a gift like this!!!! (You can only use so many mugs!) You have given me a terrific idea to package the card/gifts I give to my friends and relatives. Thanks so much and happy holidays!❤️

    • Kymona Tracey says:

      Hey Karen!! Thank you so much for your wonderful comment. Thank you for teaching our future leaders. Yes, I always give the teachers that are with my kids all day, gifts that they will use.

  16. Rubeena says:

    I can’t believe I didn’t leave a comment here either! LOL It’s a great idea, I’ve been looking to do something like this for sets of cards <3

    • Kymona Tracey says:

      Hey Rubeena!! I can’t believe you either!! Their will always be a next time. Thank you for your wonderful comment. I hope you get a chance to make this set.

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