Saturday, 28 March 2009

Triangular Box Tutorial

This is he first tutorial I have attempted so please bear with me. I anyone reading this has suggestions on how to improve this - PLEASE leave a comment and let me know.

I have been asked how to make the triangular box I used on last week's House Mouse challenge. I originally made this box for the Double Dutch challenge sometime last year, and the instructions were given at to us at the time. You would not beliece how easy this is!!

1. Take an A4 (21cm x 29.5cm)
11.5" x 8.25" approx) sheet of card.
Measure and mark half way along both the
long and short sides.
Score across the breadth
Score from the centers to midddle - as shown by pencil lines.

2. Crease along each of the score lines with a bone folder or similar tool and fold to the center.

3. Fold all the creases inwards on themselves allowing the front side to sit on top of the bottom.

4. Holding the sides together pierce holes through each side.

5. Finish the holes with eyelets and thread ribbon through these to fasten the box.

Finish by decorating the front as desired.

These are the two I have made previously.


Katy said...

Fabulous tutorial Heather, thanks for sharing. I will have go :)


Moni said...

Thanks for the tutorial, will use it! Hugs, Moni

Donnas Den said...


I've made this type of box before and your instructions were perfectly easy to follow.

I love them,


Kim Piggott said...

Heather your cards are just adorable!
Such sweet images and your paper and detail just stunning!
Thanks for your brilliant tutorial!
kim x

Ann said...

Wow thanks Heather that looks easy enough for me to have a go. Thanks for the tutorial - your examples are to die for. Brilliant work.

ann xxx

Chris said...

Gorgeous boxes Heather and a great tutorial too. Love how you've decorated the fronts and the gorgeous images, your colouring and papers. Hugs, Chris x

Riet said...

wowww Heather,what a beautiful box.

hugs Riet.x

Maggie said...

How are you?
We miss your entries on the Cuttlebugchallenge blog...
Hope to see your beautiful cards soon...

Ikki said...

Hi, Great instructions, great cards. ikki

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Wonderful tutorial and the pictures are always helpful! Fabulous triangle box as well, love the image and great coloring.

Mervi said...

Thanks for sharing this tutorial- looks easy to do ! Have to try;-))m

Iren said...

I love these rectangels! Funny I have been sitting doing some of these for my youngest daughters confirmation as tablecards today ;o)

Desire Fourie said...

Oh these two little boxes are just gorgeous. You have embellished them beautifully. Thanks so much for sharing the tutorial. Will definitely have to give it a try. Hugs from Desire

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