Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Christmas in July Giftable Instructions

Here are the instructions to the 2 giftable projects we made at Christmas in July--hope you make them soon!!!

Corner Bookmark

  • One 4"x4" pc. cardstock
  • One 2 3/4"x2 3/4" pc. cardstock
  • Paper cutter with scoring tool
  • Sticky Strip or other strong adhesive
  • Border punch
  • Stamps, ink and embellishments
  • Mark 3 sides of the 4" cardstock on 3 sides.
  • Score two diagonal lines between the marks to form an unfinished triangle.
  • Fold along the scores.
  • Punch the bottom with the border punch.
  • Cut your other paper in 1/2 diagonally to create 2 triangles.
  • Adhere one triangle on the back of the bookmark to keep the folds down (use Sticky Strip).
  • Decorate your bookmark!
  • Use it or gift it!!!
Drawer Box

  • 3 pcs. of same colored cardstock or designer paper: one 8.5"x7" (drawer piece), one 9 1/16"x6 1/16" (piece A), one 9 1/8"x6 1/8" (piece B)
  • Paper cutter with scoring tool
  • Sticky strip or other strong adhesive
  • 1/2" circle punch
  • 1/16" hole punch
  • Scissors
  • Stamps, ink and embellishments
  • Score the drawer piece at 1 1/4" on all four sides and fold well.
  • Cut out one side of each corner--DO NOT CUT OUT THE WHOLE CORNER.
  • Adhere drawer together with Sticky Strip.
  • Punch 1/2 of the 1/2" circle on the top front part of the drawer to create a tab recess.
  • Score pieces A and B at 1 1/4" on ONE long side and both short sides.
  • Cut out one side of each corner in both pieces and adhere together with Sticky Strip.
  • Adhere sticky strip to the inside of part B and nestle part A into it to create the box part.
  • Slide the drawer in.
  • Embellish your box.
  • Use it or gift it!

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