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"Over the years I have made several of these. Speaking from personal experience, I can tell you that these boxes -when used in the pictured position- are not strong enough on their own to hold very many books or magazines for very long. Eventually they will sag and become an eyesore. Preventing the eyesore from happening is simple - turn the boxes on their side once they are completed, and Voila! They are an EXCELLENT way to wrangle in all that clutter and chaos we often find throughout our home and office. There is also another way to make them strong and that is to REINFORCE THEM. Personally, I like to do this when I need to use the boxes for flimsier items like loose papers that have a tendency to curl on their edges if stored on their sides or when not packed tightly. Reinforcing the boxes means you can put a lot more weight into them even while they are laying flat like they are in the picture. I reinforce my boxes with a very thin wood that can be purchased at almost any hardware store - it is called Louon (my spelling is probably off but it is pronounced LEW-ON). It is very cost-effective and extremely easy to work with. Add to this that it is VERY VERSATILE and you have a great solution to making even very flimsy projects much more stable. I hope this helps! BTW USPS boxes are legal to use BUT ONLY if you PURCHASED them OR they are USED. IF you are thinking about using new boxes that were FREE from the USPS Priority Mail Services - then you would be breaking the law. New FREE Boxes MUST be used only for Mail. Boxes that are Purchased or Used should be OK."

Baby Boy Layout

By: Miranda Urry for Provo Craft

Help introduce a new baby boy to the world with a fun scrapbook layout. Post some of his newborn pictures on their with the new parents. This is great to give him when he gets older.

Materials:

  • Cricut Expression® Personal Electronic Cutter with Plantin SchoolBook and Accent Essentials® cartridges [290300]
  • Cricut® Nursery Rhymes cartridge [2000103]
  • Cuttlebug® Die Cutter and Embosser [371051]
  • Cuttlebug® Embossing Folder, Swiss Dots [371604]
  • Cardstock: blue, white, orange
  • Patterned paper: yellow, green, blue
  • Ribbon: one 11 ½" and one 4" strip of ½" orange
  • Hole punch
  •  Swirly cut scissors
  • Paper trimmer and scissors
  •  Foam squares
  • Adhesive
     

Steps:

  1. Use one 12" x 12" sheet of blue cardstock as layout base.
     
  2. Cut one 11 ½" x 7" block of yellow patterned paper. Adhere ¼" from top of layout base using foam squares. Cut one 11 ½" x 7" block of green patterned paper. Adhere ¼" from bottom of layout base using foam squares so it overlaps yellow patterned block.
     
  3. Adhere 11 ½" strip of orange ribbon ¼" from top of green patterned paper.
     
  4. Cut one 11 ½" x 1" strip of yellow patterned paper. Cut top and bottom edges with swirly cut scissors. Adhere ¼" below orange ribbon using foam squares.
     
  5. Cut circles. Cut one 6 ¾" circle from blue cardstock. Cut one 6 ¼" circle from white cardstock. Cut one 5 ¼" circle from blue patterned paper. Punch two holes in blue patterned circle as shown. Thread 4" ribbon through holes and tie in a knot. Layer circles together using foam squares. Adhere to layout as shown using foam squares.
     
  6. Cut rocking horse. Using Nursery Rhymes cartridge and blue cardstock, cut one 3 ½" <LilPony>. Emboss using Cuttlebug machine and Swiss Dots folder. Adhere to layout as shown using foam squares.
     
  7. Cut cradle. Using blue cardstock, select Monogram feature and cut one 3" <3BlndMic>. Emboss using Cuttlebug machine and Swiss Dots folder. Adhere to layout as shown using foam squares.
     
  8. Cut Sweet Baby Boy. Using blue cardstock, select Font feature and cut one 4" <DodleDoo>. Repeat cut using orange cardstock and Font Shadow Blackout feature. Emboss blue cut using Cuttlebug machine and Swiss Dots folder. Layer together. Adhere to layout as shown using foam squares.
     
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