Lil Man Hidden Treasure Box

Running out of baby shower gift ideas or shower decor? No problem! Today I am going to show you how to make an adorable hidden treasured gift box using Canvas Corp’s new Snips & Snails collection, these amazing handmade toys, decor and accessories for a little man’s room make us just smile.  They are perfect for setting on a shelf or filling the tote and box with toys, little dirty clothes or little treasures.  What a fun way to work with the Canvas Corp Printed Fabric Panels – adding them like embroidered pieces.

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Materials Used:
30 x 36 Fabric – Dark Blue
It’s a Boy on Ivory
12 x 12 Natural Canvas
Snips & Snails Patterned Paper
Canvas Drawstring Bag
Other Materials:
1 7 x 7 x 7 unfinished cardboard or wooden box
3-4 2 x 2 x 2 unfinished cardboard or wooden blocks/boxes
Tools Used:
Xyron 1200 Station
Westcott Scissors
Step 1:
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Cut 5 7 x 7 pieces of the dark blue burlap fabric and 16 .5 x 7 strips of natural canvas. Then fussy cut the images from the It’s a Boy on Ivory fabric panel.
Step 2:
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Using your Xyron, run the 7 x 7 panels through the machine. This will make it easier to adhere the panels to the box.
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Now, take your .5 x 7 inch strips, run them through your Xyron and use them to outline the 4 dark blue side panels approximately 1/4 inch from the edge.
Then, run the images you cut from the It’s a Boy on Ivory fabric panel through your Xyron as well.
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Adhere the four dark blue panels to the sides and top of your box. Then, adhere the It’s a Boy fussy cut images to the side panels as you desire.
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With your extra fabric and supplies, you can make some cute alphabet blocks! Cover the 2 x 2 x 2 blocks with the patterned paper, canvas and burlap.
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Now, all you need to do is take a sheet from the collection and cut different letters from the alphabet out so you can create your alphabet blocks! Easy as that!
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Now, this is the easiest step. All you have to do is take your canvas bag and adhere the images from the fabric panel to the outside of the bag.
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And you’re done! Put everything together and box it up for your Hidden Treasure Gift Box!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Love your idea use of the Xyron 1200! Great project

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