Celebrate the Day with a Tea Light Box Tutorial

Hello Friends! Today I have these tea light boxes to share with you created with Tea Light Box Etched Dies set from my Celebrate the Day Collection by Marisa Job. You can use these tea light boxes to decorate any table, they are the perfect size for a battery-operated tea light.


1. Die cut tea light box base with Tea Light Box die from designer cardstock. Fold at scored lines and then color edges with Distress inks and Tool ‘N One Foam Applicators.

2. Apply 1/8” wide double sided adhesive tape around middle square on 4 sides as pictured below.

3. Overlap left flower square on top of middle square with adhesive tape and press together to adhere. Repeat this process with 4 sides to form tea light box. The assembled box measures 1 5/8” square.

4. Embellish center of flowers with a pearl and your tea light box is done. Make sure to use a battery-operated tea light.

Spellbinders Supplies:
Tea Light Box Etched Dies
Platinum™ 6 Die Cutting and Embossing Machine – 6” Platform
Tool ‘N One™
Foam Applicator – Circle For Tool ‘N One™
Other Supplies: 49 and Market Paper (Heirloom Botanicals and Scents of Nature Paper Collections), Simply Defined 1/8” Wide Double Sided Adhesive Tape (Scrapbooking Made Simple), Ranger Distress Inks, Pearls, Battery Operated Tea Light.

Thanks for visiting and have a wonderful week!
Marisa Job

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Marisa Job

Marisa Job has been crafting since growing up in Lima, Peru. Her parents were in the clothing industry where she learned to design and sew clothing. She received her degree in Fashion Design and Merchandising in LA. and spent the first few years of her career designing children’s clothing. When she purchased her first rubber stamp she became immediately hooked and has now been involved with paper crafting for over twenty years. She has a passion for rubber stamping, die cutting, card making and scrapbooking which has led her to design dies and rubber stamps in the craft industry.
She lives in Los Angeles, CA with her husband of 35 years. They have two daughters and three grandkids. When she’s not in her craft room, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, going to the beach, sewing, reading and cooking.



  1. I absolutely love this little box, and I always love your choice of colours and pretty papers. Your designs just throw out such warm and lovely feelings that makes you smile 🙂

    1. Thank you so much for your sweet comment!!

  2. Love this box…so sweet! Can think of tons of uses for it. Thank you Marisa for designing it. I am a huge fan of little bags and box dies:)

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