Box Card with sweets


  • Basic 30.5cm X 30.5cm cardstock trimmed to 30.5cm X 23cm
  • Scoreboard and scoring tool
  • Paper punch
  • Glue or doublesided tape
  • Scizzors or craft knife
  • Ruler
  • Small piece of acetate
  • Peel-off stickers
  • Sweets or other goodies



Step 1: Measuring and scoring

  • Trim basic 30.5cm X 30.5cm (12” X 12”) cardstock to 30.5cm X 23cm (12”X 9”)
  • Score both long sides of cardstock at 1.75 cm (¾”) measurement.
  • Score from the top of short side at following measurements:
  • – 1 cm (½”)
    – 3 cm (1 ¼”)
    – 7 cm (2 ¾”)
    – 9 cm (3 ½)
    – 21.5 cm (8 ½)
  • Fold and burnish all the scored lines.

Step 2: Window

  • With a ruler and craft knife, cut a window to the size of your choice into the top of the box-section of your card (7cm / 2 ¾” section).
  • NB. Make sure you stop cutout about ½ cm from the edges to leave a frame around your window.
  • Cut a piece of asetate to fit the window on your card and attach at the back with glue or double-sided tape.

Step 3: Punching and Peel-offs

  • Decorate the edge of the card section with an edge punch and by sticking peel-off sticker strips to the card and window edge.

Step 4: Assembling the box-card

  • With a metal ruler and a craft knife, cut away both long edges on the scored lines up to where the multiple folds start.
  • Cut notches into the edges of the box part of the card.
  • Assemble your box using glue or double sided tape leaving one end of box open to fill with Jellybeans later.

Step 5: Adding the final touches

  • Finish your card off by running the inkpad along the edges just to add a slight tint of colour.
  • Attach paper flowers and leaves – instructions below.
  • Fill the box-card with Jellybeans.


Optional requirements for paper flowers:

  1. Card stock in complementing colours for paper flowers and leaves
  2. Cutting machine (Big Shot)
  3. Cutting die for paper flowers
  4. Toothpick, wooden skewer or quilling tool



Creating paper flowers and leaves

  • Starting from the outside, roll the die-cut paperflower over the toothpick/ skewer/ quilling tool.
  • When reaching the inside, add a dot of glue and press flower petals together.
  • Leaves can be cut out or punched out. Roll the edges over a skewer to shape.