Jun 29, 2017

One Wild Card and Box by Cynthia Cole

                       One Wild Ride Card and Box 
by Cynthia Cole

Hello Everyone!

I have a wonderful Guest Designer and friend sharing an amazing project with us and I am so excited to let her inspire you today with her talent. I met Cindy several years ago through another stamping friend. We talked briefly and were hooked for life! She is the type of friend that you never want to let go of. Thanks Cynthia for sharing the power of your art with us.

Stamping Up One Wild Ride Stamp Set
Darice Diamond Plate Embossing Folder
Circle Punches or Framelits 1 ½, 1 3/8, 1 7/8, 2 ¼, 2 ¾, 3, 3 1/4
Silver Metallic Cardstock
Black Heavyweight Cardstock
White Heavyweight Cardstock
Orange Cardstock - I used Pumpkin Pie
Patterned Paper in black/white – I used Stamping Up Stacked with Love
Patterned Paper Lightweight in black/white for Rosette
Patterned Paper in Orange Cardstock
Black Ink Pad
Orange Ink Pad

To make the Tent Fold Stepper card:
Using heavyweight black CS, cut to 5 ½” x 12”
Score on long side at 4”, 8”, 9 5/8”, 10 3/8”
Cut Silver Metallic and Orange CS to 3 ¾” x 5 ¼”
Use the 2 ¾” Circle Punch in the center of the Silver Metallic CS
Use the 2 ¼” Circle Punch in the center of the Orange CS
Emboss the Silver Metallic piece in the Diamond Plate EF
Glue or tape the Silver Metallic and Orange CS pieces together

Stamp motorcycle, route 66 signs, badge, and born to ride in black ink and fussy cut out all images. Cut out the stamp badge again in orange and cut out just the word journey, pop up with dimensionals. All these pieces are popped up with dimensionals.  Cut orange patterned paper for the inside to 3 ¾” x 5 ¼” and stamp motorcycle, tire tracks, sign, and sentiment in black ink.  Then cut black/white patterned paper twice to 1 7/16” x 5 ¼”, then tape all down to inside of the card.  Glue fussy cut motorcycle piece to the inside.

To Make the Box:

Need two pieces of heavyweight cardstock cut to 8 ½” x 10 ¼”
Score short side at 5”, and long side at 4 ½” and 9 ¾”
Cut per the diagram above and glue or tape pieces together to form the box
Cut one piece of black cardstock to 4 ¾’ and one piece of PP to 4 ½” x 4 ¾”, adhere together
Cut three pcs of black cardstock to 1 ¾” x 4 ¼” and three PP to 1 ½” x 4”, adhere together
Punch a 2 ¾” silver metallic circle and emboss it with the folder, glue to a 3” black circle, then attach a 3 ¼” orange circle with dimensionals and then glue to front of box
Stamp motorcycle in black ink and fussy cut it out, attach to top of the metallic circle
Stamp and fussy cut three badges and twelve route 66 signs and attach to box

To Make the Lid:
Cut four 1” Silver Metallic circles and score in half length and width
Cut up to the center on just one score line on each circle and glue to make a corner piece
Cut black cardstock to 6 ½” x 7 ¼” and score at 1” all the way around, cut score lines once on each corner and glue together to form the lid
Cut orange patterned paper to 4 ¼” x 5” and adhere to lid
Make rosette from black/white patterned paper 2” x 16” (glue 12” and 4” together)
Score on 16” piece every ¼” and pleat the strip, then glue together to form the rosette
Punch two 1 ½” circles from orange cardstock, glue a piece to top and bottom of rosette
Punch 1 3/8” black circle, adhere to top of orange circle with a dimensional
Punch 1” silver metallic circle, emboss with folder, adhere to top of black circle
Adhere the rosette to top of box with dimensionals
Adhere metallic corner pieces to the lid
One Wild Ride Page 1.jpg

I soo loved this project and finding inspiration in those around us.
You don't have to go too far! Look around you and find the beauty.
I DEFINITELY found a beautiful gift in my friend Cindy!

Thanks for being here today!
If you enjoyed this tutorial, 
would you leave Cindy some love in the comments below?

Creative Blessings,

Jessica Urrutia



  1. LOVE your project; what a great way to showcase a "masculine themed idea," also! I can't wait to thoroughly read your instructions (soon!) TFS!

    1. Donna, If you have any questions just let me know and I will try my best to help.

  2. So kind Cynthia; thanks so much! Will do!


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