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Lately I've taken to folding up paper to make stuff. This cube is one thing that I have stumbled across in my explorations of paper folding. It's pr...
You will need: A ruler A cutting board An 11" x 17" piece of paper (or equivalent) An Exacto knife A pencil An eraser
Cut your sheet of paper into two 6" x 6" squares.
Trace the fold lines on your squares. The fold lines should be 1 3/4" in from each border. This will leave a 2 1/2" square in the center.
Fold along the fold lines you have just traced. First fold the paper so that when you fold it you can see the line that you are folding upon. This wil...
Fold in corners so that they line up to the outside of the nearest fold lines in the paper (see picture).
Start the box by taking one of the folded corners and bending it forward in until the edges of the box meet and it forms a small loop. Once the edges ...
Take both halves and squeeze them into a box-like formation. Making sure the triangle creases line up flatly, slide one half of the box into the creas...
Shove your small gift carefully inside the half-finished box. Remember to continue holding the box together while you do this.
You can close your gift box using the same method by which you slid the bottom together. However, sliding the top in place is a tab bit trickier since...
Decorate your gift box as you see fit.
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