Once you have cut your base layers for the box, stick them together as usual, and place to one side to dry for a few minutes. Take your bottle (chocolates, smelly candles, socks) or whatever you want to put in there, and measure the height.
My bottle of wine was 12cm tall to the base of the neck area, so I placed the glued section onto my guillotine and measured 14cm on the main body of the box and trimmed any excess from across the centre. Rejoin with red super sticky tape, or a glue gun for extra strength.
Now, because your bottle has a join in the centre, you will need to create a smaller wrap to go around the outside, or simpy use ribbon and lace, which is what I opted to do. I then cut the lacy panels to fit on the outside, measuring, trimming and sticking together just like before.
The little flower on the front edge is a Craftwork Cards topper that I cut and layered after I had coloured it in. I added a sparkler to the centre of the flower to give it a little bling.
Here's the matching card -
Again, I started off by colouring the Craftwork card topper to match in with the flower on the box, then mounted it up onto the lime and orange - same colourway to match again.
The sentiment I decided to curve around the outside of the topper once it was in place, so I cut the Let's Celebrate from the Wine Bottle Wraps set of dies, once from lime green and once from orange then paper pieced them onto white cardstock. This was then all cut out, stuck together and attached to the card at the ends, giving it a slight curve as you go along.
Now... the beautiful topper....
Isn't it just beautiful? I love the quirkiness of these little flowers, and they were singing out for vibrant colours. Now, you can colour these in whatever colours you want, because all you get in the pack is a black and white outline. Good eh?
I added some orange Nuvo drops and a little irridescent glitter to the top to make a centre to the flower.
You can see how this card looks from above. Something a little bit different, but I think I quite like it.
I hope you do too.
Until next time,
Love Jo xx