Friday, May 27, 2016

Elegant Hinged Lid Box

Friday, May 20, 2016

Desk Organizer Gift Box

Today we made a desk organizer gift box. This would be a wonderful teacher gift, birthday gift, just about any occasion. Here are the measurements and the video.

Start off with a 12x12 piece of paper, the heaver the better for this project. 
Score at 3 and 9 inches
Turn 180 degrees and score at 5 and 7 inches.
Fold and burnish score lines
Cut up on center score lines 5 & 7 on both sides
If you want to reinforce the bottom of the box this is where you need to cut your chipboard/cereal box piece and put in as shown on the video. This piece should not be any larger than 1 7/8"x5 7/8", glue the chipboard down and fold over the two flaps you just cut. 

Put your paper back in your cutter with the flaps on one end and remove 1 3/4" from the two opposite flaps on same end. As shown in the video.
On the flaps on the other end you will need to score each side at 1" and 11"

First Pocket: 8 1/2x4 1/4 score at 1 1/4" on 2 shorts sides and 1 long side cut corners out at angles as shown on video. 
Second and Third Pocket: 5 1/2x2" and 4 1/2x2" score at 1/2" and 1 " on both ends of both pieces. 

Small pockets: 3x2" score on 2 short and 1 long side at 1/2", you will need 2 of these.

Booklet: 2 pieces of paper at 4x2 1/2" score on one piece at 1/4", this will be the front. Cut copy paper to go inside at 3 3/4"x2 1/4" punch holes in top and put brads through. Round bottom corners if desired.

Circle for pen: Take a pen that is larger around and roll the paper around the pen. Cut it to side and glue ends together. Put score tape on seam and glue down. 

Lid 10 3/4x 6 3/8" score at 2 1/8" on all 4 sides, cut corners and trim out angle piece.

Decorate the inside and out as you wish. Beautiful and easy project. But oh so useful. 

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Memorial Day-Weekend Sale!

We are having a Memorial Day/Weekend sale! You better get ready because we are slashing prices on everything! We don't do this often so get in on this one.  Don't miss out.

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Graduation Card SVG & Tutorial

You will need a piece of cardstock in your school colors:

Cut the first piece 4"x9 1/2"
Score at 4" on long side
To make the cross fold marks, come down two inches from the top of the card on both sides make a mark, then start at the 2" mark you just made and go down 4 more inches and make another mark. Connect these marks cross wise from one side to the other this makes the cross fold marks.
Now to make the angle cut at the top. Mark the center of your short side at the top. Now connect the center mark to the 2" marks on either side and cut this part away. This will make your triangle top part.

For the mats:

Cut one peice 2 1/2"x2 1/2" this will be the mat for the top of the triangle/hat part. Then cut another peice 3 1/2"x5". Come down 1 3/4" on either side from the top and make a mark. Mark the center and then connect the center point to the side marks you made cut this part away. Fold at the 1 3/4" mark.

The other information is on the video Here.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

From Cereal Box to Mini in Minutes!

Just think of all those mini albums you could make with those cereal boxes the kids empty! Start saving. Watch this tutorial for the how to.