Christmas Countdown | Twist and Close Candle Box using Stampin! Up! supplies

Christmas Countdown Video Tutorial Series StampinByHannah Stampin' Up! UK

Hello! Welcome to my second Christmas Countdown project of 2017! Now…. the plan is for most of these Festive projects to include some sort of food item… however, I haven’t managed to get into the kitchen this week, so its a candle box instead…. But I hope that you love it anyway!

I have made a similar project before, you can find the video for my 5 sided Twist ‘n’ Close box here

Christmas Countdown Pootles Papercraft inspired twist and close box for candle in a jar using Stampin' Up! products

This Twist ‘n’ Close box is really simple to put together… although it is a little extravagant using a whole sheet of A4 card stock per box, however its such a fun project that I do think it is worth it!

I would offer two pieces of advice before I give you the measurements; 1. ALWAYS test my makes using spare card stock (IE: don’t use your best card for your first go!) and 2. the metric measurements are a bit awkward… this one might be one of those where you go old school with the inches!


Card stock – Cherry Cobbler – 11 x 7 1/4″ (28 x 18.5 cm)

Score on the long side at –  1 3/4, 3 1/2. 5 1/4, 7, 8 3/4, and 10 1/2″ ( 4.5, 9, 13.5, 18, 22.5 and 27 cm)

then, you need to mark the same side at – 7/8, 2 5/8, 4 3/8, 6 1/8, 7 7/8 and 9 5/8″ (2.25, 6.75, 11.25, 15.75, 20.25, 24.75 cm)

Score on the short side at – 2 and 5 1/4″ (5 and 14 cm)

Use a metal ruler to draw a further score line between the mark you created and the point where the horizontal and vertical score lines meet, making triangles… do this for each mark, and make sure that you only make one triangle per mark.

Designer Series Paper – Merry Little Christmas – 6 pieces cut at 3 x 1 1/2″ (4 x 8.5 cm)

Pootles Papercraft inspired twist and close box for candle in a jar using Stampin' Up! products

I would LOVE to see your versions of this box too… share them with me over on my Facebook page, or by tagging me @stampinbyhannah on social media!

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