Make a wall pocket
While I'm hardly the greenest gal around I try to do my best. Turn cardboard slated for the trash into treasure. This easy DIY will help you to have fun, stylish and personalized wall pockets to help with your organizational needs!
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Trace the bottom and top shapes onto your cardboard. Use a ruler to draw a straight line across the hexagon shape from corner to corner like above. The end shape we are looking for isn't exactly a hexagon like our pattern - so you'll need to cut your shape MINUS two of the triangles side by side - like in the image above.
After you get your shape cut out, score the remaining lines so that you'll be able to bend the cardboard. Since mine was so heavy duty, I had to score about halfway through but you may not need to go that far - score a bit and see if you get the bend you need for a clean line. If not, score a bit deeper.
Cut out your bottom, or pentagon shape, just as it is.
ext you'll be covering your pentagon shape with one of your pieces of scrapbook paper. Use spray adhesive to cover one side of the cardboard. Allow a second or so to get tacky and then place your paper on top and smooth out. Turn over and cut a diagonal line from the edge of the paper to the corner of the pentagon.
Go ahead and place your top piece on the bottom. Take a look and see where it will be attached and get ready to glue! You'll notice that the edges don't sit on top of the pentagon, but rather immediately beside the edges.
Place a thin line of hot glue on the edge of one side of the bottom piece.
Now that everything is attached, it's time to make your top portion as pretty as the back! (p.s. protect the inside with some wadded up paper) Using your spray adhesive, cover one triangle and allow to get tacky. Place your paper on top and smooth down. Cut a slit from the edge of the paper to the corner of that triangle. Repeat for each triangle of the front.