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Dress up those boring store-bought tissue boxes with duct tape covers that match your room and your personality.

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  • How to make a tissues holder. Tissue Box Cover - Step 1
    Step 1

    Create four 4½ x 5¼-inch double-sided fabric sheets and one 4½-inch square double-sided sheet.

  • How to make a tissues holder. Tissue Box Cover - Step 2
    Step 2

    In the center of the 4½-inch square sheet, measure and draw a 1 x 2½-inch rectangle.

  • How to make a tissues holder. Tissue Box Cover - Step 3
    Step 3

    Draw a 1½-inch line lengthwise down the center of the rectangle, then finish the line on each end with a triangle that connects at the corners.

  • Step 4

    Cut on the center line and the triangles to form an opening.

  • How to make a tissues holder. Tissue Box Cover - Step 5
    Step 5

    Fold back the four flaps you’ve created and use strips of tape to secure them in place.

  • How to make a tissues holder. Tissue Box Cover - Step 6
    Step 6

    To assemble the sides, arrange the remaining sheets on the cutting mat with the wrong sides up. The square should be in the center with the four rectangles on the sides.

  • How to make a tissues holder. Tissue Box Cover - Step 7
    Step 7

    Cut two 4½-inch strips of tape in half lengthwise and use them to attach the four sides to the square.

  • How to make a tissues holder. Tissue Box Cover - Step 8
    Step 8

    Cut four 5¼-inch strips and place them halfway over each side of two opposite rectangles.

  • How to make a tissues holder. Tissue Box Cover - Step 9
    Step 9

    Lift a side with overhang and the side next to it. With the overhang on the inside, line the edges up and connect them to create a corner. Be sure to press down the tape on the inside.

  • Step 10

    Repeat with the other sides and turn the cover over.

  • How to make a tissues holder. Tissue Box Cover - Step 11
    Step 11

    Cut a 4½-inch strip of tape in half lengthwise and use the strips to cover the top seams on two opposite sides.

  • How to make a tissues holder. Tissue Box Cover - Step 12
    Step 12

    Cut two additional 4½-inch strips of tape in half lengthwise and use them to trim the four bottom edges.

  • How to make a tissues holder. Tissue Box Cover - Step 13
    Step 13

    Now cut a 16-inch strip of tape in half lengthwise. On one of the remaining sides, center the strip over the top seam and bring it down around either side.

  • How to make a tissues holder. Tissue Box Cover - Step 14
    Step 14

    Cut a slit in the top corners and lay the tape flat.

  • Step 15

    Fold the remaining tape around the bottom to the inside.

  • Step 16

    Repeat on the other side.

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