Origami Neko Bookmark (Jo Nakashima) Little Paper Houses. You may remember my post for Living Locurto, the Mother’s Day message box project below.
I’ve had that on my mind as Mother’s day approaches and wanted to engineer another type of box to share, but in a different style. Little paper houses. Engineering cardstock takes me back to my good ol’days as a package designer and I wish I had more time to create them for crafting. As I worked on these, I must have had 5o completely different ideas come to mind of how to use these houses for various things, such as gifts, decorations, favors, etc. But since I don’t have the benefit of all that time on my hands, I’ll share 3 and give ideas for many more.
To create your own custom paper house, use the templates below. I created templates also for the individual panels, you can print to card stock, cut out the panel windows and place over designs, patterns, or photographs to trace each panel shape for attaching to pre-printed houses. Fold along all perforation lines. Haunted House Luminary & Party Treat Box Templates.
A while back I posted sweet little paper houses that were so much fun to make that I thought it would be timely to add a little spookiness and re-design them into cute little haunted house luminaries and party treat boxes!
You can follow the basic directions for folding and gluing the boxes on that post along with some additional notes below. The houses are made using 12″ x 12″ Black Glitter Scrapbook Cardstock found at most scrapbook and craft stores and online. You can fit two houses to a sheet. But keep in mind, quantities are usually limited on the glitter stock, so if you plan to make quantities of these, you need to get them soon before the Halloween rush hits! Please note that the luminaries are only to be used with battery-operated LED flameless tealight candles, NOT real flame candles. Click on the images below to download the free PDF files for printing the house templates as luminaries or treat boxes. Assemble the house using a good strong glue. Weekly Wrap #44 : Free Printable Owl Favor / Treat Box Templates.
These guys are, dare I say it, a hoot!
Yep, I went there. With Halloween coming up soon, I think that they would make super fun packaging for Halloween party favors and treats for small groups of trick or treaters, and you can change up the colors to make owls that are dark and menacing or chocolate-y brown and somewhat less menacing. The template includes everything that you’ll need to create the owl boxes, and I have a couple of tips that you can use to speed up the process if you need to make the boxes and are pressed for time. Quick Tips Supplies Needed printable owl favor/treat box template (335Kb PDF) cardstock in multiple colors a printer glue dots and double-sided tape a stylus for scoring the paper (optional) a ruler (optional) a small cutting mat (optional) a bone folder (optional) Instructions 1. 36 Do It Yourself Gift Box Tutorials For Your Christmas Presents & ... Living Locurto - Printables, Recipes, Party Ideas & Crafts.
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