Edgelit Cards & Tote: Free Tutorial

TIP:  Edgelits work best with a set of Brand new cutting plates.  if your cutting plates are warped form lots of use, perfect positioning will be harder.

To make the Wrap:  8.5 x 5.5 -two pieces.  Score one short side at 1 inch then turn and trim the other edge with the edge lit.  repeat on 2nd piece.  adhere the 2 piece together by overlapping the scored sections.  


Option 1: 6 x 12 piece of card stock.  With the short side at the top of your scoring tool, score at 1″, turn and score at 1″, 5.5, 6.5, 11

Option 2:  two pieces of 6 x 6.75 card stock.  with the short side at the top of your scoring tool, score at 1″, turn and score at 1 and 5.75, repeat on 2nd piece and fit the 2 pieces together to form the box.  

Stamps: Apothecary art, Loving thoughts

Paper: Baja Breeze, Basic gray, Twitterpated DSP, cherry cobbler

Ink: Black

Accessories:  Labels collection Framelits, Edgelits, Organza Ribbon, markers for coloring in Baja, Pear pizzaz and Blushing Bride, pleated Satin ribbon in pear pizzaz, blushing bride, riding hood red and baja breeze.  


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  1. Deb
    March 23, 2012 / 1:52 pm

    Will definitely have fun with this! TFS! What size are the cards?

  2. Alicia W.
    March 23, 2012 / 8:05 pm

    Cool project Jill. Good way to spruce up a box. TFS

  3. Regina Andari - workinouttheinks.blogspot.com
    March 24, 2012 / 7:12 pm

    Very nice! I look forward to trying this project. Thanks for sharing!

  4. Anonymous
    April 17, 2012 / 6:52 pm

    Just saw this on Pinterest – gorgeous! And I especially love that you have instructions for using 12×12 OR 8 1/2 X 11 cardstock – thanks!!!Gail

  5. Donna Ellis
    January 3, 2013 / 10:39 pm

    Jill, thank you for sharing how to do this – it's darling and a wonderful gift idea! Happy New Year.

  6. Diane Malcor
    April 18, 2013 / 9:52 pm

    Jill, thank you so very much for your tutorial! Yours is fantastic! I had a blast making mine! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

  7. jack johnson
    September 14, 2013 / 6:37 am

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  8. Jan Smith
    December 24, 2018 / 11:37 am

    How many cards will fit in this holder?

    • jillhilliard
      December 24, 2018 / 11:43 am

      4 cards will fit, more if they are flat and lest embellished.

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