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Hi! in this tutorial i will show you how to do a "Scrapbook box" a original gift idea How to: Scrapbook box We will need: Cardboard, as many colors as you wish Glue stick or double sided tape ruler pencil or marker scissors also, to decorate use: wrapping paper different color markers stickers photos, etc. Optional: candy or a small gift Step by step First, Take the cardboard and ruler We will draw a 24x24 cm square. With the ruler make marks at 24cm, 16cm and 8cm in the upper part of the cardboard. Align the ruler with the 24cm mark and again, do marks at: 24, 16 and 8 cm Align the ruler horizontally with the last 24cm mark and repeat the process Now mark (softly) the horizontal and vertical lines You have a 24x24 cm square, with marks every 8 cm Align the ruler to each pair of marks and Draw (softly) the line. Do this for each pair of marks: 8 and 16 cm Finish? now cut it with your scissors You have a 24x24 grid, each inner square should measure 8x8 cm Cut out the corner squares Your final shape should be a cross, remember each little square measures 8x8 leave aside and take again the carboard, another color if you wish Use your ruler and pencil to make a 21x21 cm square with marks every 7 cm like this: 21cm, 14cm and 7cm Make marks in all 4 sides When finish, trace (softly) the lines You have a 21x21 cm square with marks every 7cm Align the ruler with each pair of marks and draw (softly) the line do this for all marks. Then cut it out Again, cut out the squars in the corners We have another cross with inner 7x7 squares Leave aside and take again the carboard We will do the same, but this time with a 18x18 cm square and marks every 6cm Mark at: 18cm, 12cm and 6 cm Draw the square outline and inner grid Next, cut the square then, cut out the corner squares You will have a cross with inner 6x6 squares Optional: Round the corners with your scissors for the 3 figures Until now you should have 3 crosses, 1 with 8x8 squares 1 with 7x7 squares and 1 with 6x6 squares Take one, fold where this line is then do the same for the other lines, crease over each line Repeat these steps with the other crosses When finish folding, we will paste the crosses one over the other, from bigger to smaller So, in the end, the sides can be folded upwards like this doing the box shape Put adhesive in the center of the biggest cross you can use double sided tape or the glue stick Then, place the next biggest cross over and paste Repeat the process and paste the last cross Tip: You can do as many layers as you want Remember that in each figure the inner squares decreases 1cm, starts at 8, then 7, then 6 and so on When finish pasting, leave aside Take again the cardboard, we will make the lid Draw a 12x12 cm square Cut it out With the ruler and pencil mark at 2 and 10 cm in the bottom Do the same in the top Turn the square and do the same for the missing sides Align the ruler with each pair of marks and draw (softly) the line You have a 12x12 square with a 2cm margin Take the scissors and do this then do a diagonal cut your result should be this, a semi-triangular cut that doesn't reach the edge Do the same for the other corners Your figure now looks like this, crease over this line same for the other sides Ready? take this triangular shape and fold over the line like this do the same with the others You should have this Assembling the box: put glue in the external part of the triangle Then paste like this Do the same with the other corners Now your lid looks like this, leave aside Time to decorate, use markers, stickers, stamps, deco paper, text and everything you can think of! If you use photos make sure they are smaller than the square they will be place in You can also use Craftingeek* 5x5 free deco,links below Finish decorating every layer? Front and back? Tip: Remember that you can also use gift wrap as decoration When you feel ready take the candy and/or little gift place it in the center Lift up the four sides and cover with the lid Tip: A small present like this can also be included! When closed, to avoid accidental opening, wrap with ribbon or paper strips To finish, add a gift bow on top Learn how to do this one by clicking on the video Finish! Your scrapbook box is ready to be given away Use this idea for: Christmas, birthdays and any other ocation