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« on: August 01, 2009 06:43:55 AM »

This is my own little version of a Nanibird birdie shaped goodie box. Complete with a little door in the back for adding all matter of treats. I included a ribbon tie that sits neatly on the top of the head.

This is what you need to know:

-Thicker paper does work best.

-If cutting by hand, cut long strips first and then cut the notches.

-I used a craft knife to cut the wings. Push them out after cutting.

-Score all of the dashed lines before folding using a stylus.

-Punch holes for the ribbon using a medium sized punch.

-Assemble from the top of the head down, both sides at a time.

-I used adhesive tape runner for assembly. There is no way on earth I would use glue or anything resembling glue for this type of project. Are you insane?Huh

-Finish with additional paper for eyes and beak, although this project doesn't require it.

As you can see, given the right papers and details, it's perfectly good for a boy as well. I imagine you could even make them look scary if you want, but I went for goofy, as usual. I wouldn't want to make 100 of them, but I could see making 20, if required.

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« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2009 07:01:35 AM »

That's so cute! Takes me back to my own kiddo days. I will definitely have to make 1 or 2. Thanks for sharing!!
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« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2009 07:29:53 AM »

How cute! I have a CD of shaped box patterns, but I don't think it has any birds on it, so thanks for sharing this!

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« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2009 09:55:14 AM »

First that is one of the cutest things I have ever seen. Second Smiley Thank you so very much for sharing with everyone on how to make it. I am all over this with my girls. Thank you again.

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« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2009 10:23:52 AM »

these are so fun!!  THANK YOU SO MUCH for the pattern & tips & tricks!  i bookmarked this already to use for an up coming event!!

« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2009 12:33:42 PM »

Very cute! Thanks for posting the pattern too.
« Reply #6 on: August 03, 2009 10:15:59 AM »

 CUTE!!! I wanna try this!! Thanks for the pattern to!!

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« Reply #7 on: August 03, 2009 11:59:08 PM »

This is the cutest box ever. Thank you for sharing the template. I don't have any lil' ones but I am going to make one for my Mom's B-day. She will love it.


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« Reply #8 on: August 05, 2009 05:49:43 PM »

So cute!  Smiley

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« Reply #9 on: January 15, 2010 12:11:31 PM »

This is adorable. Thanks for the template. =)
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