for the DS fans out there – my cube candy box

Many people responded to my last post and asked me to do a Design Studio version of my cube box with the heart tabs.  Last night, I redid the original design in Design Studio.  Once I design something in one program, it is pretty easy to make it work in the other, as long as I can find the same shapes.  I used the GBS cartridge since it has everything I needed.  If you don’t have this cartridge and work with shapes a lot, I highly recommend it.

One of the best things about Design Studio is the ability to line up the different parts of your design.  Someone told me that SCAL 2 has that.  That would definitely make me get that version of the software now.  If you want to cut out different colored hearts to put on top of the heart tabs, you will find four of those on the second page of the DS file.  Multiple pages within a file is another thing I heard is an added feature of SCAL 2.  (Got to get that order placed soon.)

Who says you can't give a man a rose?

I did a test cut and used some card stock that might be appropriate for a male gift.  The paper is from the S^E^I Bridgeport Collection.  The pewter color with the silver geometric design makes it look very masculine.  I used one of the WortArt tags I designed for Valentine’s Day on the front, along with some 1 1/4″ wide silver ribbon I’ve had for years.  I attached the tag with small Pop Dots to give the box some added dimension.  If you’d like the tags, please scroll down further in my blog and the file is there for you to download.

If you look at my February 1 post, you’ll see the scoring diagram for this box.  It’s the same as the SCAL 1 version.

Here is the link to this box.  Please help yourself.

http://www.mediafire.com/download.php?mnikwjod2lm

If you decide to use this, I’d love to see what you do with it!  Please leave me a comment so I know what you thought of the box.

I love Valentine’s Day, don’t you?

Posted on February 4, 2010, in designs by request, midnight creations, sisterhood of the traveling boxes. Bookmark the permalink. 6 Comments.

  1. Thank you for doing this Ann. I was one of the people requesting in DS because it’s easier for me to understand than SCAL. You do such great work!

  2. Thank you so much, Ann. I love this file.

  3. Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful files with us. It is great that you make them available in both DS and scal formats.

  4. Thank you so much for this Freebie. I want to let you know that I posted a link to your blog in Creative Busy Hands Cricut Freebies Search List, under the Box, Purses, etc. post on Feb. 05, 2010. Thanks again.

  5. thank for doing this in DS I haven’t invested in SCAL I can’t wait to make this

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