I Made a Box Card! Easy Mail – fits A2 Envelopes! + Blog Hop

If the video does not display, please click here to watch on my YouTube channel or refresh the page. This post is also part of Simon’s Love You, Too release blog hop. The hop details are at the bottom of this post.

One of the newest die sets I designed for Simon Says Stamp is the Box Card die! This die is simple and requires very little effort to assemble – I love when the dies can do most of the work for you! I am going to show you how to build the “window box” scene that I’ve created with this Box Card, along with the Best Friend Ever stamp and die set. The coolest part? This dimensional card folds flat and fits in an A2 envelope!

I colored the florals from Best Friend Ever with Copic markers:

  • RV0000, RV10, RV21, RV25 for the pinks
  • YG0000, YG13, YG23, G28

The background and inserts of my Box Card are ink blended with Scuba and Jellybean inks from Simon. You’ll also notice from glittery butterflies that I cut from the Stitching Butterflies die set. Those are attached to my inserts with acetate strips; this allows the butterflies to look as if they are fluttering amongst the flowers.

For sentiments, I used the new Inside Friendship Messages set and the Thankful 2 die. I love the way these paired together!

This card is best explained in the video I have at the top of this post, so I hope you will tune in and watch how I made this unique card!

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BLOG HOP DETAILS

  • If you have already been hopping along, you should have arrived from my talented friend Cathy Zielske‘s blog! The next stop is Nichol Spohr! You can find the entire hop list on the Simon Says Stamp blog.
  • Simon is giving away a $25 gift card at every stop in the hop! If you’d like to win one, leave a comment here and on every blog that’s participating.
  • There’s a special free gift offer available during the hop – use code HUGS4U2 to get this exclusive Faraway Hugs 6×8 stamp set with your purchase!
  • Don’t miss Day 2 of the Love You, Too release blog hop starting tomorrow, January 17th! And for even more inspiration using the Love You, Too release, check out the Simon Says Stamp galleries!

138 Responses

  1. Jeannie Boudet says:

    Very pretty box card.

  2. Denise Koto says:

    soo very pretty thank you

  3. Nicki Baxley says:

    Beautiful! Love the box card

  4. Peg Frushour says:

    Very pretty card!!

  5. Tina Anderson says:

    This is so fantastic and must be exciting for the recipient! I always enjoy watching your videos.

  6. Carol R says:

    Absolutely beautiful.

  7. So beautiful, Nina-Marie!

  8. Lana Lepinski says:

    Wow! What a great box card!

  9. Giselle D. says:

    I love explosion cards and yours is so pretty!

  10. Cheriese H says:

    such a pretty creation!!

  11. Jenni King says:

    So pretty! Love the box!

  12. Denise Bryant says:

    Beautiful designs and colors! Love your awesome box card!

  13. Helen F says:

    Just stunning, NinaMarie!! I just love the look of the box card!!! Thanks so much for sharing your wonderful inspiration! Take care! :)

  14. Dawn Tooley says:

    What a cute card box! Thanks for sharing!

  15. Kailash says:

    A fabulous box card, love the pretty flowers!

  16. Patti F. says:

    Such a fun project! I haven’t tried a box card and appreciate the tutorial.

  17. Monica Linerode says:

    This type of box card is new to me and love yours. So vibrant and pretty. Thanks for sharing

  18. Carol E. Wortman says:

    Very sweet and pretty box card. The video had lots of good tips, hoping to make one soon. I like to use acetate and it really works here too!

  19. Kristen Snoozy says:

    I’m dying to try one of these, yours turned out SO cute! Thanks for sharing your creative process with us

  20. Sandra says:

    Love the box card.

  21. Marisela Delgado says:

    So beautiful, Nina! Girl, you always rock it!

  22. Vicky C says:

    Such a cute card! Love the box card idea!

  23. Pam Schexnayder says:

    Love that box card.

  24. What a beautiful box card! The florals and butterflies you colored are so pretty. :)

  25. Jeanne Beam says:

    Such a gorgeous card! Love the colors…
    Thanks for sharing.

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