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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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.


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.


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)


Jessica Wolf
Paper Acorn

Carol said...

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