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Recycled Cardbaord Constellation Organizers
Make these organizers for your locker or desk with your favorite constellations!

Posted by Mark Montano Published See Mark Montano's 279 projects »
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  • How to make a box. Constellation Organizers  - Step 1
    Step 1

    Assemble the box
    Draw a line from corner to corner with a pencil
    Intersect the line 3 1/2" up from the base of the box on each side
    Draw a curve where the lines intersect on each side
    Repeat on the other side
    Connect the 3 1/2" lines on the sides of the box

  • How to make a box. Constellation Organizers  - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut along the lines with a craft knife
    *This will give you two organizers
    Cut an extra piece of cardboard 3 1/2" by the width of your box plus 3"
    Score 1 1/2" in on each side and bend to create flaps
    Glue the flaps to the inside of the mouth of the box to create an area for pencils

  • How to make a box. Constellation Organizers  - Step 3
    Step 3

    Paint the entire box with Americana Multi-Surface Satin Paint in Black Tie
    When dry, lightly draw your constellations in pencil (I've added a constellation that you can print out, print it in gray scale to save ink on your computer)
    Mark over the lines with a silver Krylon Short Cuts metallic paint marker
    Connect the lines with stick-on rhinestones

  • How to make a box. Constellation Organizers  - Step 4
    Step 4

    Make hundreds of dots with the metallic paint pen to create the night sky

  • Step 5

    Watch the video tutorial here:

  • How to make a box. Constellation Organizers  - Step 6
    Step 6

    A constellation for you to print out.

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onelmon
onelmon · Shinjuku, Tokyo, JP · 11 projects
Love the constellation idea! Turned out very pretty!
Mark Montano
Mark Montano · 357 projects
Thanks onelmon! I appreciate it!
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