Introduction: Pop Up Box
Fun way to send a surprise . . .
Step 1: Supplies Needed:
Paper (multi purpose)
Scoring Board or Ruler and any scoring tool
1/8” Hole Punch
Glue or Double Stick Tape
Small Rubber Band (from green onions is perfect size)
1. Print templates on cardstock and envelope on cardstock or regular paper. Patterns available on pdf.
2. Cut out patterns.
Cut along solid lines, cut out triangles, use 1/8" hole punch to punch out holes.
Score all dotted lines on box templates and envelope. You can use a scoring board or I find a staple remover (as shown in picture) with a ruler works really well.
After scoring pieces, fold along score lines.
Lay Template 2 on the left and Template 1 on the right. Glue or tape the tab on Template 1 to the inside of Template 2 as shown.
Place your rubber band through the slits on the left. Add glue or tape to the front left tab and affix to inside on right front (see picture).
Feed the rubber band through the slits on the other side.
Add glue or tape to remaining two tabs, attach triangles.
Now the fun begins . . . you can attach photographs, cut out the squares on the templates and decorate them or print pictures on 2 3/4" squares and attach to the box or draw directly on the box . . . be creative . . . have fun!
To collapse your box, just squeeze opposite edges together.
Score and fold your envelope, cut slit (careful with craft knife, it's sharp)
Step 13: Pop Up Box in Action
Participated in the
Paper Contest 2018