Wednesday, February 13, 2013

3” x 3” Notecard Box

3” x 3” Notecard Box

 
Create this beautiful box to hold your 3" x 3" notecards.

Supplies

  • Scor-Pal™ (or paper cutter with scoring blade)

  • One 7 1/2" square piece of cardstock (for base of box)

  • One 5 5/8" square piece of cardstock (for box top)

  • One 5 1/8" square piece of patterned paper A

  • One 1 3/4" x 12" strip of patterned paper B

  • One 1 3/4" x 3 1/2" strip of patterned paper B

  • Corner Rounder punch

  • Bone Folder

  • Sticky Strip™

  • Scissors

  • Stamps, Ink, Ribbon (or other embellishments) to decorate box

Step-by-Step

  1. Step 1

    Score 7 1/2" square cardstock at 2" on all four sides.
  2. Step 2

    Score 5 5/8" square cardstock at 1" on all four sides
  3. Step 3

    Score 5 1/8" piece of patterned paper at 3/4" on all four sides
  4. Step 4

    Prefold all scores with Bone Folder.
  5. Step 5

    Using scissors, make vertical cuts (following the scored line) on all four sides to create a flap in each corner of the 7 1/2" square cardstock piece.

    Repeat this step on the 5 5/8" square piece of cardstock and the 5 1/8" piece of patterned paper
  6. Step 6

    Add Sticky Strip™ to each corner flap on the 7 1/2" square cardstock and fold into a box.
  7. Step 7

    Adhere 1 3/4" x 12" strip of patterned paper around box so that both ends start and end on same side.

    Adhere 1 3/4" x 3 1/2" strip of patterned paper to the side with the gap.
  8. Step 8

    Using scissors, cut each flap of the 5 5/8" cardstock in half at an angle.

    Create a scalloped edge around the 5 5/8" piece of cardstock using the Corner Rounder punch. Click here to find a tutorial on scalloping edges with the corner rounder punch.
  9. Step 9

    Add Sticky Strip™ to each corner flap of the 5 1/2" cardstock and fold to create box lid.

    Adhere the 5 1/8" square piece of patterned paper to the box lid.
  10. Step 10

    Stamp and embellish your box as desired.
  11. Your finished box is perfect to hold a set of coordinating 3 x 3 Mini Note Cards and envelopes!

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