Graduation Cap Party-Card Box
At your graduation party, leave this themed box by the door. The guests can tuck their cards signed with best wishes and congratulations to the newly-minted graduate into the slot as they arrive.
Photography: Mike Krautter
Source: Martha Stewart
- Round chipboard box with lid, approx. 9" diam., 4" tall
- Black cardstock, approx. 30" x 6.25"
- Black board, 13.5" square
- Gold tissue paper
- Box cutter
Using a box cutter, carefully cut a rectangular opening about 8" x 3" in the center of the round box lid. Don't worry about being neat here!
Using the craft knife, cut a slot approx. ¾" x 7-1/2" in the center of the board, aligned on the diagonal between corners.
Glue the top face of the lid to the board, as centered as possible; the slot in the board should align within the larger opening on the lid.
Glue the piece of cardstock around the lid, with the long edge wrapping around; this will hide the base, which will hold the cards.
To make the tassel, fringe a small piece of gold tissue paper, about 3" in length.
Thread a length of twine through the fringe loop and card slot, and secure on the underside of the lid.