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For stationery, gifts, or keepsakes!
How to make a decorative box for keepsakes, stationery, or gifts!

Posted by Maria K. from New York, New York, United States • Published See Maria K.'s 2 projects »
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  • How to make a box. Made A Pretty Box! - Step 1
    Step 1

    One by one, glue and secure the walls to the base.

  • How to make a box. Made A Pretty Box! - Step 2
    Step 2

    Once you have secured all the walls, let the inner box set for about 10-15 minutes.

  • How to make a box. Made A Pretty Box! - Step 3
    Step 3

    Once it is set, you can begin to cover it with your choice of paper. Cut a piece of paper long enough to wrap around the entire box, and leave extra room on the top and bottom to wrap underneath and inside. Set aside and work on the cover.

  • How to make a box. Made A Pretty Box! - Step 4
    Step 4

    Glue the front and back covers and the spine of the box to the back of the book cloth. Fold and glue the book cloth around the covers and spine.

  • How to make a box. Made A Pretty Box! - Step 5
    Step 5

    This is what the cover looks like before you decorate it! You can glue papers onto the front and inside of the covers…

  • How to make a box. Made A Pretty Box! - Step 6
    Step 6

    Once the paper is glued on, glue the inner box onto the inside of the back cover.

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GaKarma
GaKarma
Really nice project. You did a great job. Thanks for sharing.
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Maria K.
Maria K. · New York, New York, US · 2 projects
Thanks! Let me know I'd you have questions on making your own! Happy
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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
very neat job you did, awesome gift!!!;-D
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