Monday, March 23, 2009

InStyle Stamps Method Monday

It's time for Method Monday at Instyle Stamps, and it is my turn to host! Today I have an adorable card box for you. Now don't worry, I promise that it is easy to make even though it will look like you slaved over it for hours! LOL!

To make a card box of your own, you will need:

  • 1 piece of 8 3/4 x 7 1/2 card stock for the bottom
  • 1 piece of 7 7/8 x 6 5/8 card stock for the top
  • a scor-pal or other scoring tool
  • scissors
  • glue dots
  • assorted embellishments for the top
Once you have cut your 2 pieces of cardstock to size, take the piece that will be the bottom of your box and score it 1 1/2 inches in from all four sides. Referring to the red areas in the template to the right, use your scissors to snip out a triangle from each corner. Now fold up your scored edges so that your paper looks like the sample in the photo to the left. Bring the sides together, and attach the remaining triangular flap the the inside of the box using a glue dot. Repeat with all 4 flaps until you have formed the bottom of the box.

For the top of the box, take your remaining piece of card stock, and score at 1 inch along all 4 edges. Follow the directions from the box bottom to form the top, and decorate it to taste.

Now wasn't that simple? :)

Don't forget that this Friday is the first ever Instyle Stamps blog hop! Be sure to check out the InStyle Stamps forum for all the details. The design team has out done themselves with their projects for the hop, and you will have a chance to win some great prizes! Be there, or be square!


Kim said...

Melissa what a fabulous creation! It's amazing!!!! I can't wait until Friday now! I am super excited for the blog hop!
Hugs~ Kim

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