Creating a BOX MAKING SHIM to use with your Simply Scored tool! Sep 27, 2011 | Boxes and Bags, Videos | 28 comments It’s the shim that is the secret to making perfect boxes every time! It’s simple to make and simple to use! Share this:PinterestFacebookTwitterPrintLike this:Like Loading... 28 Comments Paper Potter on September 28, 2011 at 6:47 am Love, love, LOVE this tutorial! Boxes are my favorite thing to make and you just made them a whole lot easier! And, I might just sell a few of the Simply Scored tools, too! 😉 Blessings abundant, Celia Reply Theresa on September 29, 2011 at 8:05 pm You are awesome!! This is going to be soooo helpful! Thank you so much for sharing all of your know-how. Reply Elsie Ross at Home on September 30, 2011 at 7:38 pm Connie, you are the most entertaining and inspirational! My mojo was lost but now is found. A big thank you from downunder! Reply Vicky on October 8, 2011 at 9:38 am OMGOSH!!!!! YOU TOTALLY ROCK!!!! THIS IS SOOOO AMAZING!!!!!!! Thanks so much for sharing your wonderful tool!!! Off to make ome now!Vicky Reply Vickie on October 16, 2011 at 5:29 pm Connie Your shim tutorial and box making videos are wonderful!!! Thanks for sharing. God Bless You Reply Gail McMillan on November 18, 2011 at 3:37 pm Just found your site two days ago. Love, love, love your boxes and shim idea. You are great to watch and so upbeat. Thanks so much for sharing and I look forward to seeing more Reply Craftistry on February 10, 2012 at 5:55 pm Simply Brilliant!! Reply Kristi on February 18, 2012 at 12:50 pm Awesome. Thanks, so glad I found your site. Reply kathleenh on February 29, 2012 at 8:27 pm What an incredible tool for box making! Thank you so much for sharing your brilliant idea! Reply mamita on April 11, 2012 at 6:26 am Love this tutorial, but I have Scor-Pal. it’s different than , yours, the left side of it is norrower. Can you help me? Thank you. Reply Ninette Dela Cruz on July 31, 2012 at 11:30 am I’m totally addicted to your blog! Best. Blog. Ever!!!!And the shim – GENIUS!! Reply Janet Mills on August 1, 2012 at 7:06 am Thanks so much for sharing, your shim is amazing. Love your site and boxes. Reply Caroline on November 21, 2012 at 9:30 pm This is fabulous! Thanks SO much Connie. You are a star! Reply Caroline on November 21, 2012 at 9:31 pm This is fabulous! Thanks SO much Connie. You are a star! Reply Theresa on January 24, 2013 at 10:12 am How do you come up with all of these great ideas. Thanks so much. Reply Connie on January 24, 2013 at 11:14 am You know ,Theresa, this was one of those “3am, wake up with an idea” kind of things. I absolutely LOVE to make boxes and when I saw the Simply Scored tool I thought that just moving over one notch would do it. NOPE! The lid was WAY too big so I knew I needed to come up with something that would push the cardstock out just a hair. Window sheets and cardstock to the rescue!! I hope you get a chance to make one and see how easy it is to make your own boxes!! Reply Beverly Main on January 24, 2013 at 3:38 pm Thanks soooooo much for sharing! I’m always looking for treat boxes to make for my granddaughter for school. This is really a help! Reply Joanie Pelkie on March 10, 2013 at 6:10 pm Thank you so much Connie, You have made my life so much easier. Sharing is all what it is about and I so appreciate the fact that you took the time to do a video for us. I hope I meet you sometime at one of the conventions. Stampin Hugs, Joanie Reply Becky Jo on April 21, 2013 at 6:03 pm Thanks, Connie! I love this idea. I do have a box making board where you score the box on one side and the lid on the opposite side. It makes great boxes and the only problem I’ve found is you have to make your boxes/lids in half inch increments and you sometimes end up with a box/lid a little bigger than you need. Now I can make any size box I like. I’ll be using this for sure! Love those cute little boxes you make! Big Hugs!! Reply tootoo on May 17, 2013 at 10:50 pm Thank you so much for making things so easy and so lovely ….quite brilliant ….so excited to start making it Reply Stone Pit Crafts ~ Dawn on October 7, 2013 at 11:20 am Thank you sooooo much for the box shim, it works fantastically well, all my boxes are perfect now x Reply carolyn on March 5, 2014 at 7:37 pm great idea but I don’t have a stampin up board– so I will figure it out–thanks a bunch Reply Connie on March 10, 2014 at 8:45 am If you need to order one Carolyn, you can do that from my website. I absolutely LOVE my scoring board! It’s one of the tools I use the most and is always on my counter. Reply nannyjkm on August 29, 2014 at 2:04 am Thank you Connie….I have just found this trick of making the shim….so much easier when getting box lids to fit! Reply Kim on January 27, 2016 at 2:46 pm I have a Martha Stewart scoreboard. Can you tell me the measurements to make the shim to fit that please! This shim will help me so much and save a lot of paper and frustration in the future. Please give me the measurements for the shim to fit my scoreboard so I can get busy making boxes with lids that fit!! Reply Connie on January 27, 2016 at 3:10 pm I’m sorry I can’t help you with that. I don’t have a Martha Stewart board and I have no clue what the measurements would be. Reply clate on April 19, 2017 at 11:13 pm That sounded kinda mean. Reply Connie on April 20, 2017 at 6:30 am Oh goodness, no. I didn’t mean it in a mean way. I was being sincere. I don’t have that board so I don’t know the measurements. I am sorry if it came off in a mean way. Sometimes it’s hard to read someone’s intent in a comment. I do apologize if it was taken wrong. Reply Submit a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. 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