It’s that time of the year when all the stores have shelves and shelves of fun school supplies! All the colors, designs, and characters make it fun to shop and pick out a collection that you’ll love. Follow along with this easy tutorial to see how to make your dolls their very own curated collection of back to school folders, ready for the upcoming school year!
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• Pretty cardstock paper (you want stiffer paper for this)
• Craft or tacky glue
• Hole punch
Step 1: Draw a rectangle on the back of one of your papers 7 inches wide and 6 inches tall.
Step 2: Cut out this rectangle, and draw in the following lines: measuring up from the bottom 1 1/2inches, draw a line. Measuring down from the top 1/2 inch, draw a line. And measuring in 3/8 inch on either side, draw a line.
Step 3: Cut off the top two corners at a diagonal angle, just touching the point where the lines cross. At the bottom corners, cut off the tall, thin rectangles made by your lines, doing so at an angle at the top and long sides. See our photo for reference.
Step 4: Carefully using the edge of your scissors, score along the straight pencil lines. To score means you barely scrape the paper, but don’t go all the way through. If you are new to this, please protect your work surface.
Step 6: The scoring will make it easy to do the next step - fold up the large bottom flap, then fold in the side flaps, then the top flap. Use your fingernail or edge of your scissors to make nice sharp creases.
Step 7: Apply craft glue to the side and top flaps only, and glue down. Make sure the side flaps go over the large, bottom flap. Hold in place until set.
Step 8: Once the glue is set, fold your folder in half. Then use your hole punch to punch three holes along the folded edge.
Step 9: Using lined or plain white paper, cut sheets of paper for your doll that are 3 1/2 inches tall and 2 1/2 inches wide to put in your folder.
These are sooo cute, and so easy to make! It’ll be easy to make your doll a fun collection of folders she can’t wait to use for school this year!
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