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.

About Jessica Acs

Originally from Victoria BC, Canada, I'm now living in Chicago IL. I mostly just make mini albums now, and I’m the author of Memory Makers Book: “Outstanding Mini Albums”, 2009. I am a Certified Ranger Educator and I previously taught classes in Vancouver BC, as well as at Scrapbooking Conventions around the USA. I'm also an Exotic Animal Trainer/ Wildlife Educator and with my husband we do educational live animal shows for schools, parties and events. We literally have a small zoo at our home, with over 70 different animals. To add even more excitement to our lives, we recently became new parents when we welcomed our baby girl, Ava, in July 2012. As well as here at Homeketeers, I can be found over on my other 2 sites: www.jessicaacs.com and www.outstandingminialbums.com

Comments

  1. mynanakandi@aol.com says:

    I love pillow boxes! They are even great for jewelery too!

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