Extreme Cards and Papercrafting: Acorn Box

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Nov 6, 2011

Acorn Box

acorn box

Here's what I'm working on right now: a slant-sided, hexagonal box with a lid. Someone on the Make-the-cut forum posted several acorn shaped boxes and wondered if anyone could draw up a template. So I took a stab at it!

I remembered a discussion on Splitcoast stampers awhile back and pulled up that box template to use as a starting point.

It's a pretty challenging box to put together. You can buy the one that provided the inspiration, by Jessica Wolf, at PaperAcorn. It has a much nicer lid than mine :0!

With a few changes to the top to make it more domed, and to the bottom to make it more squat, it can be a cupcake shaped box, too.

It's still in the prototype phase. Got to tweak the template here and there. Tutorial should be up this week.

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12 comments :

Margit Ammentorp said...

I am, as allways, so impressed, it looks very promising.

CJG said...

I love this! I have a friend who is a fan of acorns, and it would be fun to wrap her birthday present in a box like this.

JEROSHA said...

I'm so excited to see, know, and try the tutorial =)

Sudha - Art Admirer said...

I love this. Waiting for the tutorial too.

Sudha
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Foxycrafts said...

This looks brilliant! Can't wait to see the tutorial. Thanks for sharing.

Love Joan xx

Gente de Massinha said...

Very cool box :)

Anonymous said...

Very cute!! Cannot wait for the tutorial.

JanisLU

Gaby said...

What a cool box. You are soooo clever.
Thanks for all the work and time you put into your tutorials.
And most of all: Thank you for sharing.
I really appreciate that.

Have a great Sunday!

Sara Luecke said...

This Acorn Box is Gorgeous. I love anything Fall, Autumn and especially Acorn. I hope I am not weird.

I am in awe of your talent. Can't wait to see the end results tutorial

Shelly Watson said...

ohhhhh, LOVE this box! I can't wait to see you final tweaks!!

Paper Acorn said...

Thanks for the shout-out for my acorn box design! Way ahead of ya with the cupcake... :0)

http://www.etsy.com/listing/83244832/cupcake-party-favor-boxes-set-of-12

Cheers!
Jessica Wolf
Paper Acorn

Carol said...

Jessica, I am in awe of your designs! Readers, check out her etsy site, it's amazing.