Here are the instructions for the cards used in the March Madness Blog Hop.
Box in a Card fold:
Cut 8-1/2″ x 10″ card base.
Score along the 10″ side at 2″, 3-1/2″, 6-1/2″ and 8″
Score the 8-1/2″ side at 1-1/2″ and 7″
Clip along the 1-1/2″ and 7″ score lines from the edge to the first score line on both sides.
Cut off first (end) squares on each side. (See diagram)
After you’ve cut the corners off, score the center flaps using the Diagonal insert with the Simply Scored Scoring Tool at 5″. Flip card stock over and score the other diagonal score.
Turn card 180 degrees and repeat.
Fold on all score lines. The diagonal scores will fold in. Unfold to adhere flaps to “box.”
Push sides in, and secure card with a belly band.
Video from Valita’s Designs and Fresh Folds is here. I changed the measurements a bit so they’d work better for those of us who aren’t metric.
Here’s Deb Valder’s video tutorial.
If you’re too impatient to watch a video, here are the measurements:
Card Base: 8″ x 8″. Score at 2″ and 6″. Turn 90 degrees and score at 2″ and 6″.
Diagonal scores: Use the Diagonal Insert and score at 4″ and 6″ on all found sides.
Cut: Eight 1-3/4″ x 1-3/4″ squares. Cut in half diagonally to make 16 triangles (two from
Cut: One 3-3/4″ x 3-3/4″ square for center of card (I used a coordinating card stock).
Belly Band: 1-1/4″ x 9″
Diamond (covering seam): 1-3/4″ x 1-3/4″ (for stamped top layer); 2″ x 2″ bottom layer
Tea Bag Paper Fold
Here is a page full of fun tea bag folds. Mine is super simple.
Punch a 1″ square. Fold in half diagonally. Unfold.
Fold lower right edge to center line.
Fold lower left edge to center line. (You should now have a “kite fold.”)
Flip paper over and fold the pointed end halfway up toward the top.
After you’ve made 16, just slide them together and glue to form a flower.