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button box
I came up with this idea when I saved a bunch of vintage buttons by cutting them from old,unwanted clothes I found in the garage.So here's a small tutorial on how to recycle round cheese boxes in to something every crafter needs.

Posted by violetta from Temerin, Vojvodina, Serbia • Published See violetta's 207 projects »
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You Will Need

  • How to embellish a button box. Recycled Button Box  - Step 1
    Step 1

    You will need:
    -round cheese box
    -newspaper or an old book
    -glue
    -decoupage glue
    -paper napkin with pretty design
    -scissors

  • How to embellish a button box. Recycled Button Box  - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cover the outside of the box with newspaper.

  • How to embellish a button box. Recycled Button Box  - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut two circles from the newspaper and cover the inside of the box too.

  • How to embellish a button box. Recycled Button Box  - Step 4
    Step 4

    Cut a circle from cardboard and make two holes in the middle.This will be the button on top of the box.

  • How to embellish a button box. Recycled Button Box  - Step 5
    Step 5

    Cut the same size circle from the paper napkin.

  • How to embellish a button box. Recycled Button Box  - Step 6
    Step 6

    Cover the cardboard button with decoupage glue and carefully smooth the paper napkin on it.Push a pencil through the holes.Now your button is finished.

  • How to embellish a button box. Recycled Button Box  - Step 7
    Step 7

    Glue the cardboard button on top and your button box is done! :)
    Now you just need to fill it up with pretty buttons.If you want you can decorate the box more with small buttons or decoupage some images on it.Hope you enjoyed! :)

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CalendarGirl
CalendarGirl · 15 projects
That's a really good idea!
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