Sunday, 16 February 2020
12 x 12 Chipboard Paper Storage
Thank you for stopping by my Blog Today! I hope you are all having a lovely Weekend. Last night was quite bad with storm 'Dennis' but i think we got of lightly compared to some places in the UK. I hope you managed to avoid the worst of it. On the plus side its a good excuse to stay home & craft.
Today you will be pleased to see i have more craft room storage! Even better is that its for 12 x 12" papers. My idea came from the A4 magazine file that i made the other day. I new there had to be a way to make a bigger one. That is one of the reasons i bought the A3 grey board from Amazon.
I also added some little reinforcements on all 4 joining corners. For this i used a 2" circle punch. The actual length of the box is 13 1/4" because i store some of my papers in 12 x 12 plastic sheets. They have a 1" strip down the sides that has holes punched out so i new making the box 12" long would not be big enough for mine. You can store lots of papers in this & again its very strong & sturdy.
You can find all the measurements listed below in Metric & Imperial.
2 PIECES CHIPBOARD MEASURING 11 3/4" X 13 1/4"
MEASURE UP 4" AND CUT OFF DIAGONALLY TO THE TOP CORNER
29.8 CM X 33.6 CM
MEASURE UP 10.2 CM
1 PIECE CHIPBOARD FOR THE BACK MEASURES 11 3/4" X 5"
29.8 CM X 12.7 CM
1 PIECE CHIPBOARD FOR THE BASE MEASURES 13 1/4" X 5"
33.6 CM X 12.7 CM
1 PIECE CHIPBOARD FOR THE FRONT MEASURES 4" X 5"
12.7 CM X 10.2 CM
THE BLACK CARD JOINING PIECES ARE ALL 1 3/4" WIDE SCORED IN THE MIDDLE @ 7/8"
YOU NEED 4 WHICH ARE 11 3/4" LONG
4 WHICH ARE 13 1/4" LONG
4 WHICH ARE 4" LONG
6 WHICH ARE 5" LONG
2 WHICH ARE APPROX 16" LONG
4 X 29.8 CM
4 X 10.2 CM
6 X 15.2 CM
2 X 40.6 CM
ALL PIECES ARE 4.4 CM WIDE & SCORED IN THE MIDDLE @ 1.9 CM
2 PIECES OF CARD FOR THE INSIDE & BOTTOM OF THE BOX MEASURING 4 7/8" X 13 1/8"
12.4 CM X 33.3 CM
I hope you have enjoyed my tutorial & will give this a go. I am so happy with it and i will be definitely making another 1 or 2 for my papers.
Please check out my YouTube channel for step by step instructions and also links to the paper pad, chipboard & card etc.
I will be back on Wednesday with another tutorial.
Bye for now
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