SUPER EASY WAY TO MAKE A PAPER HEXAGON BOX TUTORIAL

  Inside: super easy way to make a paper hexagon box complete with step by step photos.   You already know I love boxes. I don’t just like them, I’m kind of obsessed with them. So much so I hardly ever throw a box away and not only do I have A LOT of empty boxes I also keep making them!     WHY MAKE YOUR OWN PAPER BOXES   Boxes are a great way to keep things organized in every room in your house especially in your craft room. When you make your own paper boxes you can decide their size, color and structure. It’s a great way to be creative but also make useful craft projects. Paper boxes are perfect for DIY gifts and/ or gift wraps.   DIY PAPER BOX WITH A UNIQUE SHAPE   When we think about making boxes we usually think about a square or rectangle shaped boxes. However you can make boxes with …

One Page Wonder Box Tutorial with Studio 75

Hi dear crafty friends! Today I’m sharing another fun and easy to create project: One Page Wonder Box Tutorial with Studio 75. I’m trying to see how many one page wonder projects I can come up with…Lol. I love them, they are easy, fast and fun and most of all require only one 12×12 piece of paper which is very frugal!     One Page Wonder Box Tutorial with Studio 75 I created a little step by step tutorial for you so you can create this box too! Score a 12×12 double sided cardstock at 3″ and 9″. Turn the page quarter of a turn and score at 3″, 5 1/2″, 8 1/2″ and 11″ While the four score lines are horizontal cut out top left and right corners from the edge until the second score line.     Cut along side the four corner squares from the edge to the score lines to create the four binding flaps.   …

How to Create a Circle Box

Hi dear crafty friends! We’ve agreed in the past that creating boxes is fun! It’s also not very complicated. However circle boxes are a different story. So today I want to show you How to Create a Circle Box in an easy way!     How to Create a Circle Box 1. Start with cutting three strips of double sided cardstock measuring 12″ x 3″. 2. Score each strip on the 1/2″ line lengthwise and fold.     3. Cut one of the strips in half on the 6″ line width wise. Attach one long strip to one short strip to form one long strip. Repeat with the other two pieces so you’ll end up with two long strips. Make sure that the fold lines are in the same direction. 4. Cut two circles: one 5 1/2″in diameter and the other 5 3/8″. The larger circle will form the lid and the smaller circle will form the bottom. 5. Cut …

Exploding Box with Extras

Hi dear crafty friends! Aren’t exploding boxes great fun?! I love them! Today I want to share my Exploding Box with Extras. It’s not a regular exploding box with empty pages to add photos it’s an upgraded exploding boxes with interactive moving parts inside! I created this project for Scrap & Craft and used Craft O’ Clock papers.     Exploding Box with Extras Exploding boxes are already interactive and fun, especially when you open them and they open to all four directions. I wanted to take my exploding box to the next level and make room for even more photos. So I added an interactive mechanism to each side wall of the box and its center.               In the center I created an accordion mini album that can fit photos on both its sides. On the sides I added flaps and pockets. These interactive mechanisms allow you to add many more photos to …

HOW TO CONSTRUCT A WONDERFUL TUNNEL BOOK THE RIGHT WAY

  Inside: how to easily make a tunnel book the right way   Making a tunnel book is like writing a story. Since I’m terrible at writing stories but I am pretty great at making paper crafts, I decided to teach you how to make a tunnel book. Tunnel books have layers of images in them and each layer is like part of the story…       WHAT IS A TUNNEL BOOK   Tunnel books represent a unique meshing of storytelling with three-dimensional art. These books are a series of cut-paper panels placed one behind the other, creating the illusion of depth and perspective. Often, these are engineered like an accordion, with the two boards pulling apart and the illustrated panels lined up and viewed through a front peep-hole or viewer. Each page features openings that allow the reader to see through the entire book to the back cover. The images on each page work together to form a …

EASY AND SIMPLE ACCORDION MINI ALBUM IN A BOX TUTORIAL

  Inside: how to make an easy and simple accordion mini albumin a box    Making mini albums especially interactive mini albums and making boxes are two of my favorite things to make. So I thought why not combine these two passions of mine into one project! This project is especially easy and simple because I’ve used a ready made box instead of making it from scratch.       WHAT IS AN ACCORDION PHOTO ALBUM   Accordion mini album is a type o a mini album that is folded in a concertina shape. That allows you to add photos on both sides of the mini album, which adds extra space or phoos and journaling.   PROS AND CONS FOR MAKING A MINI ACCORDION BOOK   PROS   There is room for photos in the front and back of each page. It can have an unlimited number of pages because it is not limited by a front or back cover. …

One Page Box with Fussy Cut Embellishments

Hi dear crafty friends! You know how i love creating projects from only one sheet of paper. So today I’m sharing my new project: One Page Box with Fussy Cut Embellishments. It’s so easy to make you’ll be amazed!     One Page Box with Fussy Cut Embellishments For this project, I used the amazing Nature Sketchbook collection. It has so many beautiful images that I could cut out and use as embellishments on my little box. I layered the images and added chipboard underneath some of them to add extra dimension.       If you don’t have Nature Sketchbook papers don’t worry, because this project will be great with any papers you have. As long as you have images to fussy cut, you can create this box with any paper collection! When fussy cutting, use sharp scissors. Instead of turning the scissors while you cut, turn the paper. That’ll make the cutting faster and more accurate. It would be …

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