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Cool stash boxes or alternative storage with a neat comic book twist :)

Posted by Gypsum.Craft from Edmond, Oklahoma, United States • Published See Gypsum.Craft's 5 projects »
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  • How to make a wooden box. Felt Lined Super Hero Stash Box - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start off with your box and a base color for your box.
    You'll need your images cut out.
    Also foam brushes and mod podge (matte & gloss)

  • How to make a wooden box. Felt Lined Super Hero Stash Box - Step 2
    Step 2

    Start placing your images in strategic places. Don't worry about opening the box, We'll address that later so just paste right over the line.

  • How to make a wooden box. Felt Lined Super Hero Stash Box - Step 3
    Step 3

    Use bigger images underneath then fill in littler gaps with smaller images.

  • How to make a wooden box. Felt Lined Super Hero Stash Box - Step 4
    Step 4

    Also cut out any "action" words you see. They really add to the comic book theme and they make great space fillers.

  • Step 5

    Once you are done and happy with your box do a few coats of matte mod podge and let it dry. Then do 2 coats of gloss. When that dries completely get a razor and locate your box opening. CAREFULLY use the razor to cut a line around the box opening. now your box should be able to open!

  • How to make a wooden box. Felt Lined Super Hero Stash Box - Step 6
    Step 6

    I found this awesome felt at Hobby Lobby for 50 cents a sheet!
    I used about a sheet a box, I was careful not to waste any.

  • How to make a wooden box. Felt Lined Super Hero Stash Box - Step 7
    Step 7

    Do your best to measure and trace the shapes of your box. Some advice, better to have more than not enough.

  • How to make a wooden box. Felt Lined Super Hero Stash Box - Step 8
    Step 8

    Start lining the bottom and edges

  • How to make a wooden box. Felt Lined Super Hero Stash Box - Step 9
    Step 9

    Start lining the bottom and edges

  • How to make a wooden box. Felt Lined Super Hero Stash Box - Step 10
    Step 10

    Paint any wood showing

  • How to make a wooden box. Felt Lined Super Hero Stash Box - Step 11
    Step 11

    Trim and excess and clean everything up a bit and you have yourself a kick butt stash box!

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Gypsum.Craft
Gypsum.Craft · Edmond, Oklahoma, US · 6 projects
A real comic book. I went out and found comic books that cost less than 2 dollars each. I wouldn't tell anyone in the comic book store your intentions though.
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CO + K User

I love it ! Where does the images come from in the 1,2,3,4 pictures ? A reel comic book or a magazine ?
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