Triangle Box-Tutorial

I love making boxes for small gifts and this one is sure to please the recipient.  It is called a Triangle Box and here is a step-by-step tutorial to make it.


Cut your card stock or designer paper to 4 1/4 x 8 1/2 and score it in half at 4 1/4


Then put little hash marks at the 2 1/8 mark on both of the short ends.

2oneeighth  Hashmark

Lay your piece on your paper cutter so the score line in the middle and one of the hash marks is on the track, close the guide and score.


Do this four times so your piece of paper looks like this with large triangles in the middle of both sides.


Fold up on all score lines


Fold it up so one side has its flaps over the other side.


Punch 1/8 holes in the middle of each side.  You will be punching through two layers at a time.

1stpunch   2ndpunch

Now to create the fun scallop on the front.

Cut two small pieces of the printed So Saffron ribbon from the Fairy Tale Ribbon Originals


Add a glue dot to the FRONT of each piece near one end.


Place these on top of each other on the back of a Basic Black Scallop (sorry about the bad picture)


Stamp the flower trio from One of a Kind in So Saffron on Whisper White and punch it out with the Boho Blossoms Punch

Stampedimage  Punchoutflowers

Add a Black Brad from the Vintage Brads pack.  Punch a 1 3/8" circle out of Whisper White, 1 1/4" circle out of So Saffron and a 1" circle out of Basic Black.  Now you have five pieces to stack.

5pieces   Stackedpieces

Add this element to the front of the box.


Add some treats, and thread the ribbon through the holes on one side.


Then bring the other side down and continue threading the ribbons through the other two holes. 


Tie it into a bow and you are done!!


Here are a few more samples:




17 thoughts on “Triangle Box-Tutorial”

  1. Your tutorials are awesome, Barb! This one is no exception! Thanks so much for taking the time to give step-by-step instructions!!

  2. Hi Barb!
    I think this is my current fav for posts. I really want to try this now… I just wish there was an easier way to transport it to convention! lol
    Thanks for sharing.
    Bobbie *Ü*

  3. Beautifull selection of papers and excellent step by step instructions. Thanks for your inspiration! Jannette Cuebas

  4. Hi There – I think this is my favorite recent post. I love all of your creative ideas. I will be giving this one a try. Wish me luck!!

  5. What a great tutorial! I can’t wait to try this box with some of the new Cherry Cordial Hershey kisses….they are tooo good!
    Thanks for sharing!

  6. Barb, I love this little box!! You know how I love “anything but” a card. I staucked (sp.) you on the cruise for that other idea!!!

  7. HI Barb,
    WOW, you are a gifted stamper. I am so impressed by your cards that you share. I hope to be albe to inspire stampers as you do.
    Thanks so much for sharing.
    Liz Vidourek
    Sr. Associate

  8. Hi Barb,
    Fantastic Tutorial! This is my first visit to your blog and I am subscribing today. I am a fairly new demo and I learn so much from talented Demos and artists like you! Thank you!

  9. What a super tutorial… I have seen these little triangle boxes but never tried one. And the ribbon closure is so clever!


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