Those are very stable and you can store your stuff in there or use it as a gift box.
I usually use free cards or flyer's. In bars and in my
university they have tons of cards and some have a nice layout.
You only need 8 cards and scissors.
You don't need any glue.
Step 1: Fold the 4 Parts for the Bottom
If you care for a symmetrical look you have to turn the cards always the same way.
The green part on the white sheet shows what you can see from the outside later. The triangle
goes to the bottom.
Just follow the chronological order of the pictures.
Step 2: Putting Together the Bottom
I used different colors that you can distinguish the 4 parts.
Each part goes on one side over and on the other side under the next segment.
I think it is easier to let the pictures talk. ;-)
Step 3: Fold the 4 Parts for the Top
You just cut off the part you fold in for the bottom, then you fold it in again.
Put the 4 layers together like in step 2.
Step 4: Putting Together the Box
for making the cover fit on the box you have to put the parts of the bottom tight together.
Pull the parts from the cover a bit apart.
Now you can put the cover on the box.
Step 5: Variations and Tipps
You can make the box higher if you don´t fold the edges all way down- just fold them in a bit.-minus- the box loses stability.
Have fun collecting cards and folding your own boxes!
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