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Christmas Crackers (created by Elaine) - 07/03/2024

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SBM Box & Envelope Maker

SBM Cut & Score Tool

Magical Elegance Foundation Paper Pack

Double sided tape 



Flower & Foliage dies from your crafty stash


Die cutting machine

How To Guide - Step 1

Using the Cut & Score tool trim a piece of your chosen Magical Elegance paper to 6 x 5".

Score on the 6 inch side at  1 , 1 1/2 , 2 , 4 , 4 1/2 and 5 inches. 

How To Guide - Step 2

Score on the 5 inch side at  1 , 2 , 3 and 4 inches. 

How To Guide - Step 3

To make the punched part you will need to use the Box & Envelope maker.

This is done by placing the 6 inch side, where the 3 score lines are close together, into the area you see in photos. Ensure that the middle score line is in the centre between the 2 diagonals. Punch to create the shape. Do this to both areas on the 6 inch side and then again on the other 6 inch side.

How To Guide - Step 4

To punch the rest of the shapes you need to fold along the next score line but this time you are punching through the folded piece lining it up the same way as you did before, to get an oval shape. Repeat this process along each of the four folds on each side as per the photo.

How To Guide - Step 5

Your decorative paper should now look like this. 

How To Guide - Step 6

Add double sided tape and glue to one of the edges as seen in the photo. Fold the rest of the cracker over to glue in-line.

How To Guide - Step 7

Tie each end of the cracker with ribbon. 

Decorate by die cutting your chosen flowers and foliage, from the coordinating Magical Elegance papers. Adhere to your crackers and finally add a gem to the centre.