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knitaclaw
« on: January 04, 2005 06:27:10 PM »

these boxes were free outside of a local art store. there were a lot more but i only had so much room in my bag, so i grabbed seven of them:



they are about 3.5"x4.5"x1" and open as shown:





i got them because i figured i could do something neat with them... exactly what, i am not sure  Tongue good thing this board is here, so all you crafty people can help me brainstorm!

thanks
-marissa
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« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2005 05:24:18 PM »

Travel jewerly/makeup boxes? Just cover with magazine clippings and maybe line the inside?

Bend the lid back so it stands with the inside facing out and make it into a picture frame thing?

If you give any jewerly as presents then this can be a box to put it in. You can decorate as cool as you want.                                                                                                     
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« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2005 01:28:00 AM »

-deffinitly the perfect size to store small craft items. like safty pins, beads, lace, ribbon and so on.
-ill second the idea of the picture frame. cute idea, personalize for each picture
-make mini stationary to hide inside!  Cheesy
-make tiny gifts for people..like...
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=965.0
or candy and store in there.
-hehe make purse! im not sure how exactly. maybe attach ribbion on both sides so it stays closed and cover outside with fabric or collages. hehe that would be cute!!
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knitaclaw
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2005 08:02:20 PM »

thank you for your ideas! here is what i ended up doing with them: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=21770.msg177375#msg177375

if i can get my hands on more, i'll try some of the things you all suggested Smiley
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buttonarcade
« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2005 10:45:14 AM »

If you got some cool scrap paper, you could make them look like neet little square hat boxes.  I saw this done with little round boxes, and they looked really cute!
Ky*~
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