Assembly Instructions for:
a1is001a ~ Bulb Bags
a1is001a ~ Seed Display Box and Seed Packets
a1is001c ~ Vintage Gardening Bags
a1is001b ~ Plant Food and Pesticide Boxes

Required tools and supplies:

  • X-acto knife and fresh blade
  • Tweezers
  • Good cutting mat (cardboard will ruin your blade and your project)
  • Detailing scissors
  • Fast-grab, quick-dry white craft glue that dries clear
  • Small piece of aluminum foil to use as a glue pot
  • Artist's paint brush to apply craft glue
  • Cotton swab

a1is001a ~ Bulb Bags
1. Fold item at all evident fold lines. Follow the photo as a guide.
2. Use an artistís brush and paint glue to side tab. Use tweezers to press down glued seam.
3. Place glue to 3 blank tabs found at base and glue shut. Place bag on a flat surface and use the cotton swab to press down on the tabs.
4. Crease the side panels half-way down length of bag. This gussets the bag for closure.
5. Glue closure tab shut at bag opening.

a1is001a ~ Seed Display Box and Seed Packets
1. Fold items at evident fold lines--follow photo as guide. You will see shapes of miniatures appear when folds are in place.

2. Use artist brush and paint glue to side tab of a seed packet. Use tweezers to glue seam.

3. Apply glue to bottom tab and press shut. If you accidentally glue the packet shut, use an X-acto knife and slip it into the envelope.

4. Use kitchen spices for seeds if you would like to add realism.

5. Glue tabs of display box to interior of box sides. Then fold down lining for sides and glue into place.

6. Fold lid in half, half is the lining. Glue the lining in place.

7. Glue tabs of display box insert, check fit beforehand. The insert will prop your packets upright to ensure a good display.

a1is001c ~ Vintage Gardening Bags
1. Assembly is the same as the bulb bags. Fold item at all evident fold lines. Follow the photo as a guide.

2. Use an artistís brush and paint glue to side tab. Use tweezers to press down glued seam.

3. Place glue to 3 blank tabs found at base and glue shut. Place bag on a flat surface and use the cotton swab to press down on the tabs.

4. Crease the side panels half-way down length of bag. This gussets the bag for closure.

5. Glue closure tab shut at bag opening.

a1is001b ~ Plant Food and Pesticide Boxes
1. Cut and fold both pieces. Note the each side has an extra length to it. That will be the partial lining to the box and box lid.

2. Glue the side tabs to the inner blank surface of the box. Use the tweezers to secure a tight bond.

3. Paint glue to the partial lining flaps and glue to the inside of the box. Use tweezers to squeeze the edge.

4. Repeat step 3 for the lid. Make sure you squeeze edges with the tweezers to ensure the lid will fit nicely over the box.

 

 
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