Thursday, September 15, 2011

Milk Carton Box Mini Tutorial

Here is a quickie photo tutorial to show how easy it is to make the Mini Milk Carton into a beautiful Double Milk Carton Gift Box! I love when I can use my Big Shot dies more than one way!
 The 'Sandwich' - Bottom Cutting Plate, a Shim, Bigz Die, cardstock (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 - a half sheet of cardstock works great), Crease Pad (instead of the top Cutting Pad.) Do this twice - you want to die cut one piece at a time because of the score lines.


 Cut off one side of both die cuts - the NON-TAB side.
 Add an extra diagonal score line to the row of scored lines, with a ruler and Bone Folder.








Fold and score all the score lines and then use Sticky Strip or Mono Multi Purpose Glue to adhere the tabs to a non-tabbed side, matching up the score lines and edges. Then adhere the bottom flaps together.







You're almost done! - Fold all the top pieces and push it in to create this pillow top. Pinch a few creases to get them nice and crisp. Add some of the yummy Spice Cake Designer Series Paper, Fabric and Buttons!










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Anonymous said...

Love the little boxes - perfect for "good things come in small packages."

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Micheal Haward said...

Milk Carton Mini Boxes. Hi and thank you for joining me! Today I have a fun and easy project to share - it's a set of three mini gift boxes that would be great for Easter as well as for any spring or summer occasion. The box shape as well as all the decorations are created with dies (see the supply list below).karton polos

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