Thursday, June 05, 2014

Folding Blox Card...


Thought I'd just post this as I found it on You Tube and loved it so much thought I'd give it a go...

Here's my effort and I'll follow it with a rough guide into how I did it...




Right then here we go...


Cut 2 pieces of heavy paper or light card, first piece 4 1/2'' x 12'' and 4 1/2'' x 1''...



Score the larger piece every 1 1/2'' in both directions, so that's along the 12'' side at 1 1/2'', 3'', 4 1/2'', 6'',  7 1/2'', 9'' and 10 1/2'', now turn it and score the 4 1/2'' side at 1 1/2'' and 3''...then the smaller piece down the 1'' side at 1/2'' as shown in the picture below...


So now comes the cutting bit, looks scary but it isn't, honest...

If you do the downward cuts first then the sidey ways ones it might be easier for the first one you do.

Cut down the second square 1 square deep, cut down the third square 2 squares deep, down the forth square 2 squares and the fifth square 1 square deep. Now cut along the bottom of the second square creating a flap, along the bottom of the second down 3 across and across the bottom of the third down. Blimey that is making it sound complicated. Tell ya what, cut out the squares as shown and cut across making 4 flaps like below... 

 (make it look like that one up there...)

Now fold the flaps in and the middle square to create the frame, 
then fold the 3 down the end back to enclose the shape.

(like this)

Glue the flaps together...

Take the narrow strip and glue into place at the back so that it becomes one piece...


 ...and there you go all ready for you to decorate...



Have fun and remember to share your creations on our Facebook page...


8 comments:

Shary said...

that's lovely and a great tut.x

sue card maker said...

Thank you Julie will have a go a soon as I get chance xx

camcraft said...

superb and thank you x

LINDA PAGE said...

Thats very clever thanks for sharing

Jan Ltc said...

Love this thanks for the tut xx jan

Fiona C said...

Thanks so much for the tutorial xx

Pink-Crafty-Devil said...

This is so fab! going to have to give this a go.. thanks for the photos and tutorial on it hun. x

Bodil Edenhagen said...

Hi,
very nice card, but...I can see that you have "lids" on every block. However, you dont show how to do those. :/
Help... :O

Best regards,
Bodil

bodil.eden@gmail.com

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