Monday, September 27, 2010

Business Card Holder Tutorial

Tutorial for Business Card Holder

Supplies Needed:
small buttons
12X12 cardstock or pattern cardstock
x-acto knife
paper trimmer
paper scorer(optional)

Take 12X12 paper and cut (1) 9 1/2" X 4 1/4" piece and (1) 2" X 6" piece

Score 9 1/2" X 4 1/4" piece at 2 1/2", 4 1/2" and 6 1/2".

Apply glue to the 2" block next to the 3" block.

Glue the 3" block and the 2" block together.

Add two small buttons to the center of the 2 1/2" block 1/2" from the outer edges.

How your holder should look so far. (If you are familiar with easel card this is similar to making the easel card.)

Take the 2" X 6" piece.
Score at 1/2", 1", 5", and 5 1/2"

Flip piece and score at 1" and 1 1/2".

Using your x-acto knife cut along the folds where the dotted lines show.

How your piece should look after cutting on the dotted lines.

Repeat on opposite side.

How your piece should look now.

Fold all scored lines.

Apply glue to the small tab.

Glue side tab to the small tab.

Repeat on opposite side.

How your piece should look.

Glue short back tabs to long back tab.

How your piece should look.

Apply glue to the back tabs.

Glue box to the easel about 1/8" from the bottom edge.

How your easel business card holder should look when you are finished.

Now decorate as desired.



Karel Hamilton said...

Very easy to understand. Cute project. I'm going to try this one. Thanks for sharing it!

Cindy said...

You did a great job! I got just skimming thru it. Can't wait to give it a try. My DH needs one for his desk, so I'm going to make a masculine version of your Business card holder. Thanks Tricia!

SyedMuddassar said...

Business cards holder is important for any company or organization etc. They saved your card which is most important.
Plastic Card Holders.

Dreja said...

Vielen Dank für dieses supertolle Tutorial!

Liebe Grüße Dreja

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