• Paper Craft,  Printables,  Tutorials

    How to Make a Gift Box

    This tutorial will show you how to make a quick gift box out of two sheets of scrapbook paper.  The thicker the cardstock, the sturdier it will be.   The finished box measures 3″ x 3.25″ x 6″. Supplies: Two sheets of patterned cardstock, preferably of the same print. Scissors Ruler Pencil Double-sided tape Embellishments if desired Printout of Craftcore 12×12 Gift Box Template Pieces PDF Special note before you print the PDF.   You must print at 100% scale; do not shrink to fit!  Test to make sure your print came out at the right size by measuring the 1 inch print guide included on the sheet.  If it’s smaller than…

  • Paper Craft,  Tutorials

    How to Make an Origami Box out of Scrapbook Paper

    Since my craft supplies end up taking over all my drawers and boxes, I like to compartmentalize them into small origami boxes that are quick and easy to make. The best part is that these boxes only require two sheets of 12×12″ scrapbook quality paper each. You can even adapt these instructions to make mini versions out of any square size piece of paper. Supplies 12×12″ scrapbook paper – cardstock weight works best for the sake of sturdiness Paper cutter or scissors Tape if desired (not required) The most critical tip I have for the creation of this box is to make sure you crease all your folds.  This will…