Hello, CutCardStock fans! Leslie here, and thanks so much for joining me on the blog today! Did you know there is an artist trading CUBE in the ATC family?! I discovered the cube several months ago and this is the second one I’ve made in a 2-1/2″ square size (they can be any size). I used Royal Sundance Felt Natural cardstock for the base which is nice and sturdy, and paired it with Curious Metallic Chestnut cardstock and Pop-Tone Razzleberry cardstock that I used for layers.
*Cut cube base from Royal Sundance Felt Natural cardstock and score as follows for a 2-1/2″ square cube: Using a full 8-1/2″ x 11″ sheet of cardstock, on long side score at 1/2″, 3″, 5-1/2″, 8″, and 10-1/2″. Rotate cardstock to short side and score at 1/2″, 2-1/2″ (down to fourth horizontal score line), 3″, 5-1/2″, 6″ (down to fourth horizontal score line) and 8″. Using the photo below as a reference, remove the outer-most sections from cube base. Miter the corners of all tabs. The pencil lines in the photo represent the score lines and the thick black lines represent the cut lines.
*Fold all score lines on cube base.
*Die cut six stitched squares from Pop-Tone Razzleberry cardstock.
*Die cut six squares from Curious Metallic Chestnut cardstock.
*Die cut six stitched floral squares (extra wide Washi Tape on Classic Crest Baronial Ivory cardstock used here).
*Each side has three layers, so adhere the stitched floral squares on top of the Chestnut squares and then on top of the stitched Razzleberry squares.
*Type motivational words on computer, print on Classic Crest Baronial Ivory cardstock and trim.
*Adhere a motivational word to each layered square.
*Adhere one layered square to each of the six squares on the base, taking care to place them in proper orientation so viewing is seamless. Note: It’s easiest to ‘dry assemble’ the cube (without adhering) and mark the orientation prior to adhering each square.
*Assemble the cube, tucking in the tabs and adhering one at a time.
Here are close-ups of all six sides. Have fun! 🙂
Other products used:
Dies/Punches: My Favorite Things Die-namics Stitched Square STAX dies, Spellbinders Classic Squares Large die
Accessories: Eyelet Outlet Extra Wide Butterfly & Flowers Washi Tape, Bearly Art precision craft glue
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