Pillow Box Tutorial

Pillow box  Tutorial.  This would be perfect to give as a birthday gift or to that special teacher as a thank you gift. : ) It’s just the right size to slip a gift card into.

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You will need:

– 1 sheet patterened paper, cardstock weight

– bone folder

– adhesive

– pillowbox template. (there are lots of them online – do a google search under images)

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1. Cut out your pillowbox template and trace it onto your patterned paper

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2. Cut the pillowbox shape out of the patterned paper.

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3. Lay the template on top of the patterned paper cut out and trace the lines with a bone folder. Press hard.

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4. Fold along all the lines, press with bone folder if needed

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5. Carefully fold in the side flaps, this can be a little tricky

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6. Glue the small flap to the inside of the box

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7. Fold sides in on both sides and your box is complete!

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Add some ribbon, embellishments and a tag and it’s ready to give as a gift.

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