I really like these boxes, they came about because I needed a box for a friend's birthday gift, she got the Calypso Coral version, and I wanted to see if it was possible to make a box of this size as a no cut version from a single peice of card stock.
A 'no cut' box is made simply by folding the card in clever ways. These are made from a single piece of card stock.
The beauty of this sort of box however is the folding means most of the structural elements are double thickness making the subsequent box very sturdy - was that a bit too geeky? I am an engineer in my day job!
The boxes are a really good size, my friend's gift was a small purse, but they would also house a lot of other things.
They snap close using some powerful nano magnets.
My versions use Calypso Coral and Mint Macaron card stock and they are both decorated using some of the bolder patterns from the ever versatile Pretty Petals DSP.
The sentiment comes from the Handmade for You set.
Hope you like the box and give it a go yourself - it might look complicated but once you get the hang of the corner folds, it is really straight forward - I promise!
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Base Card Stock 11 inches by 7 inches.
Score on long side at 1, 5, 6 and 10 inches.
Score on the short side at 1 and 6 inches.
2 off 3-3/4 inch by 4-3/4 inch
3 off 3/4 inch by 4-3/4 inch
2 off 3/4 inch by 3-3/4 inch
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