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« on: March 06, 2010 11:07:55 AM »

I keep thinking there must be something I can do with these things...I'm just not thinking outside the box on this one!
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« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2010 12:39:21 PM »

can you post a pic for inspiration?
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« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2010 01:57:45 PM »

ignore the cheese wedges...those will soon be history (YUM!).





The containers are some sort of cardboard with a paper coating...

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« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2010 02:19:03 PM »

I say modge podge some cute scrapbook paper over them and use them for some kind of storage. You're a craftster so you must have beads or safetypins or ribbon or something you can store in there.
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« Reply #4 on: March 08, 2010 03:54:52 PM »

I would be interested in knowing too.  I have a biggish box that is similar that I got from a brie baker this week too.  I thought about decorating it, but the top and bottom are a very tight fit.
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« Reply #5 on: March 08, 2010 04:42:17 PM »

I just tossed one today because the label isn't perfectly flush with the paper of the container, so it would look sloppy if I used paper to cover it. And the label is totally integrated; tearing it off would likely tear the rest. If you have sturdy cardstock you could use this container as a base, but it seemed to be a bit too much trouble to reuse.
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« Reply #6 on: March 08, 2010 05:11:31 PM »

Evil Mad Scientists Laboratories made one into a fridge magnet if that sounds like something you'd like to do. http://www.evilmadscientist.com/article.php/fridgemagnets
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« Reply #7 on: March 08, 2010 06:20:59 PM »

Evil Mad Scientists Laboratories made one into a fridge magnet if that sounds like something you'd like to do. http://www.evilmadscientist.com/article.php/fridgemagnets

I like the magnet! maybe I could put some of the magnetic poetry in one...

I'll keep thinking on this. I want to make them more than just a round container that cheese came in Smiley

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« Reply #8 on: March 08, 2010 07:19:04 PM »

I use these for storing my sewing machine bobbins!  Grin
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« Reply #9 on: March 09, 2010 02:37:26 AM »

Maybe instead of decoupage, paint and varnish?  I wonder about beading a design on the outside and flocking the inside to make a jewelry container, or something like that.  They are the perfect size for decorating as a gift box for something small like a piece of jewelry.
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