3” x 3” Note card box


Create this beautiful box to hold your 3″ x 3″ notecards.

Supplies

  • Scor-Pal™ (or paper cutter with scoring blade)
  • One 7 1/2″ square piece of cardstock (for base of box)
  • One 5 3/4″ square piece of cardstock (for box top)
  • One 5 1/4″ square piece of patterned paper A
  • One 1 3/4″ x 12″ strip of patterned paper B
  • One 1 3/4″ x 3 1/2″ strip of patterned paper B
  • Corner Rounder punch
  • Bone Folder
  • Sticky Strip™
  • Scissors
  • Stamps, Ink, Ribbon (or other embellishments) to decorate box

Step-by-Step

  1. Step 1

    Score 7 1/2″ square cardstock at 2″ on all four sides.

  2. Step 2

    Score 5 3/4″ square cardstock at 1″ on all four sides

  3. Step 3

    Score 5 1/4″ piece of patterned paper at 3/4″ on all four sides

  4. Step 4

    Prefold all scores with Bone Folder.

  5. Step 5

    Using scissors, make vertical cuts (following the scored line) on all four sides to create a flap in each corner of the 7 1/2″ square cardstock piece.

    Repeat this step on the 5 3/4″ square piece of cardstock and the 5 1/4″ piece of patterned paper

  6. Step 6

    Add Sticky Strip™ to each corner flap on the 7 1/2″ square cardstock and fold into a box.

  7. Step 7

    Adhere 1 3/4″ x 12″ strip of patterned paper around box so that both ends start and end on same side.

    Adhere 1 3/4″ x 3 1/2″ strip of patterned paper to the side with the gap.

  8. Step 8

    Using scissors, cut each flap of the 5 3/4″ cardstock in half at an angle.

    Create a scalloped edge around the 5 3/4″ piece of cardstock using the Corner Rounder punch. Click here to find a tutorial on scalloping edges with the corner rounder punch.

  9. Step 9

    Add Sticky Strip™ to each corner flap of the 5 3/4″ cardstock and fold to create box lid.

    Adhere the 5 1/4″ square piece of patterned paper to the box lid.

  10. Step 10

    Stamp and embellish your box as desired.

  11. Your finished box is perfect to hold a set of coordinating 3 x 3 Mini Note Cards and envelopes!