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    VIDEO: How to Make an Origami Box Out of Scrapbook Paper

    These boxes are awesome! I’ve been making them for years to organize my craft room and to store gifts for friends. They are cost-effective too, only using two sheets of 12″ by 12″ scrapbook paper to make. You can, of course, use smaller or larger paper, just note that you’ll want to cut the same 1/4″ strips off the sides of your paper regardless of what size sheets you start with. Would you prefer step-by-step written instructions? You can find those instructions in my original post: How to Make an Origami Box Out of Scrapbook Paper. With the wide variety of scrapbook papers available on the market, the sky is…

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    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…