Gift box Tutorial For Christmas

By on November 26, 2011

This fits perfectly onto a sheet of 12×12 patterned papr or cardstock. It needs to be thick card so that the sides are stable and it will retain its box shape. Gift box Tutorial For ChristmasI now have one of the shapes that i keep as a template to save working out the measurements each time, i simply draw around that.  Gift box Tutorial For ChristmasI forgot to leave little flaps on the sides where they are glued to the front so remember to leave approx .5cm extra to reinforce the folds. Gift box Tutorial For ChristmasCut it out.  Gift box Tutorial For ChristmasThen score down each of the fold marks – these are easy to work out.
 Gift box Tutorial For ChristmasPunch a shape into one of the sides of your box (this isnt necessary and you can leave it as a little windowless box if you prefer) Place double sided tape (dst) on the reverse of the hole and attach either accetate or vellum. Gift box Tutorial For ChristmasFold all of the sides up on themselves and attach dst to the 2 small flaps and the 2 larger side reinforcements. These are then folded in and stuck down. Gift box Tutorial For ChristmasFill the box with the goodies you are wanting to give and then pinch the top 2 sections together. Punch 2 holes and thread with ribbon.

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Attach a tag and some embellishments if required and voila its done!

 Gift box Tutorial For Christmas