Small Gift Box Tutorial

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You need a pieces of cardstock that measures 11 x 6 1/2.

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On the 6 1/2" side you're going to score at 1", 2 1/2", 5
1/4", 6 3/4" & 9 1/2"

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On the 11" side you're going to score both sides at 1 1/2".

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Now you're going to cut away the parts shown below. The 1" score

line is at the bottom of the screen. You're going to cut up to the 2 1/2" score line

and remove that piece on both sides. On the opposite end you're going to cut out and

remove the center piece. I notch out my center flaps so they fold in better. At this time

I also used my crop-o-dile to punch holes in the two tabs at the top. You can also use

scallop punch on the other end.

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You need to flip your box over and add adhesive as shown.

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You need to fold the little tabs in and stick them to the piece with the

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You want to make sure the flaps with the hole punched goes on the outside of the box.

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Now you are ready to decorate.

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Here are the measurements you need for your designer paper.

1 piece 2 1/2" x 3 1/4" (font)

2 pieces 2 1/2" x 1 1/4" (sides)

1 piece 3 1/4" x 1 1/4" (top)

1 piece 3/4" x 3 1/4" (front flap- scallop)

As you can see I pulled the flaps out and tied with a ribbon. You can
also just tuck these inside your box.

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Here is another box just make with cardstock size 11" x 6"
using the same score lines.

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Melissa S said...

Great job. Thanks for the tutorial.


Georgina said...

WOW! super cute! thanks for the tutorial! =)

Stampin' Diva said...

thanks for the tutorial!!! Have to try this soon.

The6ofusinca said...

Man your wicked smart!!!
Killer job and thank u for being so kind and sharing!!!


MC said...

What a cute treat box. Thank you for sharing your creative talent!

Theresa said...

Wow, beautiful box! Thanks for the tutorial! Love your blog, come here quite often! Theresa

Ladybug said...

Cute decorative boxes! TFS!! ;-)

Christina said...

these are really cute.

iluvmybugs said...

Great tutorial...can't wait to make some boxes!!! Thanks for sharing!!

Laurinda said...

Thanks for the great projects and tutorials.

I nominated you for an award. Check out my blog to collect it.

Laurinda (CricutMB)

Karen said...

wow! Super tuto!!!

Saludos desde Lima PerĂº.

Penny said...

very very cute. thanks for the tutorial~

iluvmybugs said...

So cute..appreciate the tutorial!


lisa808 said...

Adorable box, tfs.

Scrapping Mom said...

I love this I will have to try. I am so dependent on my cricut I have never made a box from scratch. I will have to try. Thanks for the tutorial

Craftyanny said...

Stunning!! A lovely little box, thanks for the tut
Anne x

Regina said...

This box is so beautiful! I love the summer colors. Thanks for sharing!

Dot said...

This is an awesome box. Thanks for sharing the tutorial. I will definitely have to make some of these!

Janis said...

Oh my gosh! This is awesome! I'm not going to have time to do anything else but follow all of your tutorials! I love your instructions. I am so, so excited I can't hardly wait to get started!