Thursday 11 May 2023

Tonic Studios Showcase - Beautiful Bow Display Box #affiliate


This is the Beautiful Bow Display Box Die Set from Tonic Studios

UK -


It can be used to make a pretty little box which is hinged at the back and closes with a “strap” which fits behind the beautiful bow.

The full instructions are also found inside the packaging but I show you how to assemble and decorate the box in this blog post.

This is the box which I show you how to make in this Step by Step blog post

You can see how to make the other box and the card in my video here -

To make this you will need the following

Beautiful Bow Display Box Die Set

White Smooth Card

Craft Perfect Black Sapphire Glitter Card

Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive


How to make it

You can cut out all the pieces which are shown in the instructions before you start or you can cut them as you follow along with the steps which I have written here.


 1. Die cut 3 white top panels and use the larger of the Slit Guide dies on one of the panels as shown (with the slit towards the bottom of the guide)

2. Use the 2 dies shown together on black glitter card to create a patterned panel and glue onto the top panel with the slit at the bottom. 

3. Die cut white Side Panel A x 2 and use the decorative detail die with the outline die to create the black pattern. Glue these onto the side panels.

4. Turn over and glue the panels together as shown.

5. Die cut white Side Panel D and the decorative panel using both the detail and outline dies. Glue these together. Burnish all score lines as you go along.

6. Die cut a white hinge, turn over and glue the top panel, side panel d and hinge together in the order shown in the photo.

7. Glue together to form the base for the box.

8. Die cut and decorate Side panel B and Side Panel C as shown.

9.  Place the 2 other Top Panels as shown, glue the Side Panels onto the glue tabs. Glue a white Side Panel D onto the back of this and then add the 2nd Top Panel to form the box.

10. Die cut a small decorative (the size which fits Side Panel D) and glue this to the box as shown.  Attach both side of the box by gluing the hinge to the inside of the larger side on the left.

11. This is how it should look when both sides are attached.

12. To form the inside box, die cut 2 Inner Box Panels. Glue the bases together with all the glue tabs facing each other, then fold up the sides and glue the corners together.

13. Die cut the Pull Tab and glue centrally underneath the inner box.

14. Place the inner box inside the outer box and feed the Pull Tab through the slit on the opposite side.

15. To make the bow, die cut the pieces shown.

16. Glue the smaller bow tails onto the larger ones and glue together by the tabs. Gently shape the Bow Loops around a marker or something cylindrical and glue the tabs together. Glue both Bow Loops together by the tab. Glue the Bow Loops onto the Bow Tails and glue the wrap around the centre to hold it all in place. Die cut the Slot Die from white card and fold to create a raised area in the centre.

17. Centre the Slot over the Pull Tab and glue in place, making sure you only add glue on the side tabs.

18. Glue the Bow to the raised centre part of the Slot.


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