2 Medium brads
2 Small brads
Tools & Adhesive: Trimmer, Scissors, dry adhesive like tape runner, super tape or photo tape, Glue dots or other adhesive for ribbon, stapler, scoring tool like Scor Pal, hole punch
Score a 12x12 piece of cardstock at 5” and 7”
Turn and score 3” and 9” in the other direction.
Cut sides to score lines. Fold these cut pieces into the center and glue down for extra support. This will make the bottom of your card box.
Cut 1 3/4” off each of the TOP FLAPS ONLY. Score the bottom flaps at 1” and 11”.
Cut a piece of cardstock 8 1/4 x 4 1/4. Score both short sides and one long side at 1 1/4”. Trim corners and adhere to top of your stationery box-see photo
Cut a piece of cardstock 2x12, cut that into two pieces 5 1/2 x 2 and 4 1/2 x 2. Score both pieces at 1/2” and 1” from each short end. Apply adhesive and attach to top of card box-see photos.
Cut a piece of cardstock 10 1/8 x 6 1/8. Score at 2” on all sides. Trim corners and fold up to form lid.
Cut 1 3/4 x 12 and 1 3/4 x 7 strip of coordinating paper. Fit around lid, creasing where needed for corners. Adhere, trim off any extra.
Wrap ribbon around box lid, tie in the front. Add adhesive under ribbon to secure.
Cut lined paper 3 1/2 x 6, fold in half.
Cut paper or cardstock for cover 6 1/2 x 3 3/4, score and fold in half. Insert paper, punch two holes and insert brads. Adhere address book to the bottom half of card box. Make sure to leave enough room for your pen.
Cut a piece of paper or cardstock 2x3. Score at 1/2” on both short sides and one long side. Fold scored pieces under, trim corners slightly and glue down beside address book.
Cut a piece of paper or cardstock 2 x 1 1/2”. Fold loosely in half to form a loop. Do not crease. Attach loop to stationery box bottom using brads to secure. You can also make a pen loop with a piece of ribbon.
Now fill up your box with lots of fun cards, tags and envelopes!
Cover the Outside Panels of the Stationery BoxFront: 5 3/4 (w) x 4 3/4 (h)-make sure you do this AFTER you attach the pen loop.
Sides: 1 3/4 (w) x 4 3/4 (h)-cut two
Cover the Inside Panels of the Stationery Box
Note and Tag Holder Pockets:
Tag Pocket-2 1/4 (w) x 1 3/4 (h)
Note Pocket– 3 1/4 (w) x 1 3/4 (h)
Sides: Sides: 1 3/4 (w) x 4 3/4 (h)-cut two