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« on: January 27, 2004 01:12:28 PM »

i've been wanting to do this for SOOOO long and with all these snow days i finally had the opportunity - yeah!



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« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2004 01:29:05 PM »

That is CHOICE!

How is it assembled?  Laminated?
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« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2004 01:39:12 PM »

thanks!  Smiley i stitched clear vinyl to the front and red felt to the back of each piece of the box, then i put grommets all the way around and laced it together. the closure is just a button and elastic.

i think next time i will put some ribbon or binding tape around the top before i lace it up just to give it a more finished look.
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« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2004 01:41:14 PM »

haha. i love that.

especially the way you left the nutritional information on the sides.
 
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« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2004 01:44:00 PM »

there was a coupon for juice on the other side that i was going to use too but then i decided i'd rather drink it! lol Wink
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« Reply #5 on: January 27, 2004 01:47:31 PM »

that reminds me of what my friend had in high school, only not as high tech.

she just took a pop tarts box, covered it in a couple layers of packing tape all the way around, inside and out, the top flaps too, and then just super glued some ribbon on as a strap.  I think she might have also used some velcro on the flaps, since they stoped closing nicely after a few days.

edit:  oh, and she was planning to make one out of one of those small sized cereal boxes that they sometimes sell in stores (not the tiny ones, the medium sized ones), but she never got around to it.
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« Reply #6 on: January 27, 2004 01:51:17 PM »

hmmmm.... pop tarts..... i wonder if i have any pop tarts? haha. yeah, i can't help but look at every box in my cabinet as a potential purse now.
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« Reply #7 on: January 27, 2004 02:00:24 PM »

now I'm hungry!
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« Reply #8 on: January 27, 2004 04:18:58 PM »

haha - me too. i'm off to the grocery store to look for an extra large pop tart box! Wink
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« Reply #9 on: January 27, 2004 04:59:22 PM »

How great is this.  Now I'm going to have to go grocery shopping and look for products with cool boxes....Love the idea! Good job!
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