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"Halloween Coffin

Treat Box"


Card stock, for coffin, 5 1/4" x 3 3/4"

Card stock for coffin lid, 3" x 4 1/4"

Template for lid


Scor-Tape (1/2")


Step 1: Score larger piece of cardstock on all four sides at 1/2".

Step 2: Position paper at the one inch mark, score at the 2 1/8" groove.

One inch groove

Step 2

Step 3:

Snip off the three outer squares at each corner.

Three Outer Squares

Step 4:

Snip wedges in score marks separating the box sides from the end flaps. Cut either side of score line, bringing the cut to a point.

Step 5:

Place Scor-Tape as shown in photo.

Step 6:

Assemble box bottom folding score lines so the indented scores lines are on the outside of the folds. Tuck the end folds in last.

Step 7:

Print out coffin lid template on paper. Cut on the outside of the black lines. Lay the template on your remaining cardstock and cut out. If you are using any cardstock other than black you could probably print the template right on the sheet of cardstock. Embellish.

Example only!

Step 8. Score edge tab of lid. Glue to the side of the box. Voil a Coffin Treat Box.