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Topic: Papier Mache Pirate's Treasure Chest!! Made from a shoebox!  (Read 8633 times)
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« on: May 19, 2011 09:39:10 AM »


I made this about a year ago for my Pirate Birthday costume party!

I filled it with Chocolate Gold coins!

I cut up a cereal box to make a curved armature for the top and accented it with some thicker mill board.

then a coat of glue and tissue and some brown and gold paint and it was good to go!

I'm thinking about making a larger one out of a banker's box.

Maybe I'll post the tutorial!

I keep awesome random things in here like my peanut brittle container filled with spring snakes, my bouncy ball eyeballs, my gavel, my kaleidoscope and lots of glow in the dark stuff!!

It's part of my Indiana Jones corner!

hope you enjoy!


If you never did you should. These things are fun and fun is good!
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2011 02:13:24 PM »

Aaaaaaaarrrrhhh! It gladden's me 'eart.

Look twice, buy once. Nooooo
Look twice, decide I can make one instead.
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2011 05:26:34 AM »

This is crazy awesome!
Fantastic!  Well done!

« Reply #3 on: May 29, 2011 05:54:22 AM »

Wow that is so cool! I may have to try that for a jewelry box.
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