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I was going to make some pillow boxes as treat boxes for Kelly’s birthday party, and found out my template made too small boxes! So I had to redo it, but found out it was quite easy to make them without templates as soon as I got the hang of it!

1. You will need
8 1/2″x11″ paper
Ruler
Embossing tool or bone folder
Circle shape (I used Fiskars template)
Scissors
Double sided tape or glue

2. Score one mark at about 1/2″ from the right side, and one score on the half of the leftover area. I made mine at 10 cm and 20 cm from the left side, as I only have a ruler for centimeters!

3. Fold along the scored lines.

4. Mark the circled shape as shown on the photo, on both sides

5. Cut along the lines

6. Mark another circled line using embossing tool or bone folder, that touches the ends like in the photo

7. Embellish the box as you like, then glue/tape together along the narrow folded piece, and fold in the ends.

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at KT Crafts! This week I have posted a class on Funky Flowers!

Everything you need to make these flowers are right here.

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Making round dots with acrylic paint can be difficult, but there are ways…

Ear plugs!

OK, here’s what you need
Ear plugs
Acrylic paint
Glue spreader

Mark out where you want your dots

Spread out the acrylic paint thinly and put the ear plug in it

Put the earplug down where you want the dot

Rinse the earplug with soap and warm water and leave to dry, it can be used over and over.

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To make a dotted circle, which has become a signature for me, you will need: Pen, glue, jewels/buttons/sequins and a Crafter’s Workshop Template “Dot Burst”

Line up the template where you want the circle, and decide how big it should be.

Make marks in the cutouts of the template, remove template

Add glue on the marks

Add the embellishments. Ready!

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Matchbook

One of the How-to’s during our NSD celebration was to make a matchbook.

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