Decorative Boxes

Thinner pieces of smooth cardboard, such as those saved from pantyhose and other clothing packaging can be used to make decorative boxes which can then be used to package a gift or to store small items.

First you’ll need a pattern, which you can find at a fabric or craft store or check out these free patterns:

1″ Scale Hat Box

Cube Box Free Photoshop Template

Decorate Your New Box

  • markers
  • stickers
  • cut out designs from fabric or wallpaper & glue to box
  • glue on buttons and fabric trims
  • decoupage with magazine pages, used gift wrap, used tissue paper, children’s art projects …

more ideas for wrapping gifts


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I started this blog to share with you all the results of years of turning trash into treasures. Hopefully I'll spark some new creative thoughts and if that happens I hope that you'll share your discoveries and together we’ll build a blog that will singlehandedly reduce global warming and save the world! Okay, maybe that’s a grand goal but we should be able to at least downsize our own trash output.

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