Sunday, 6 January 2013

Christmas One Sheet WOW! box

The box, belly band, bow and nesting inside were all made from a 12x12 piece of paper. here is a tutorial I wrote for the box a while ago. It really is so easy to make. I made 23 of these for my friends and colleagues at work.
One sheet wow box! tutorial

Take a piece of 12x12 paper

·         First cut nesting -  2 x12

·         Next cut sleeve - 2 x 12. Score at 2 3/4 ; 4 ½; ; 8 3/8; 10.

·         Next cut ribbon – 1x 12. Cut at 8 for the bow and the 4 inch piece is the tail. Cut triangles out of each end of the tail piece. Join the two ends together on the 8 inch piece and squash together in the middle and attach to the middle of the tail.

·         Base – 7x7. Score at 1 ¾ on each side. Cut each bottom right hand score, turn anti-clockwise. Put tape on the outer edge of each corner piece. Opposite to the cut.  Fold flaps inwards to secure.

·         Lid – 5x5. Score at 5/8 on each side. Assemble as above.

·         Tag – 5x2. Cut large tag using the tag punch.

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