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« on: March 20, 2008 11:59:01 AM »

So after getting my nifty new business cards in the mail, I felt compelled (as we all do) to make a crafty storage box/display for them.

I found this awesome tutorial with a free pdf template,

http://www.evilmadscientist.com/article.php/washibox

and a-crafting I went!



I made one for me and one for my hubby's office (he's my number one promoter!)

His is a light blue with a blue/white/yellow stripe patterned paper:



Mine is green with a blue/pink/green floral patterned paper:





I followed the directions from the tutorial and they turned out amazingly well. I used a piece of paperboard that a scrapbook store gave me for free to keep my other paper from wrinkling, and you could also use an old paperboard box (cereal, crackers, cake, etc.). I used tissue paper for the background color and two sheets of each patterned paper from a paper stack. I'm sure you could also paint them or decoupage with any other paper or fabric as well.

I used matte Mod-Podge to glue everything together and I also sealed my box with a layer of it for extra durability.

This was a fun project to make! Thanks for looking.
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« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2008 12:07:43 PM »

Ooooo! Love!
 
*is now saving the Nilla wafers box on her desk that is magically empty...*  Angry
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« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2008 12:57:14 PM »

What a great idea!!! I love these!
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vira
« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2008 06:23:16 AM »

oh these are so nice!! I love the paper you chose!
Great work!
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jagar
« Reply #4 on: March 21, 2008 07:51:16 PM »

This one totally "ROCKS"!!!  I've printed the instructions and plan to make one myself!!!  I like the Mod Podge idea too, I would probably use it to apply fabric to the box instead of paper.
Thanks for the idea!
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« Reply #5 on: March 21, 2008 09:08:00 PM »

I would really like to see your finished boxes made with fabric!

I'd suggest using a very light-weight fabric so that the pieces still fit inside and over one another.

Woo Hoo!
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