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DIY Storage Boxes From Up-cycled Cardboard Boxes

Hello fabulous Hometalkers! Today we are making beautiful instant storage boxes for almost... FREE!
These boxes are perfect for organizing a pantry, cleaning supplies or craft materials. And they are super easy to make!
Got cardboard boxes?? And burlap coffee bean bags?
First cut the lids off a cardboard box or push them inside against the 4 sides.
There are different ways to attach the fabric to the storage box which will decide how wide to cut the burlap.
First way to do this is to use a finished edge of the burlap as the top edge. Rotate the box as you apply glue to each side and press the burlap stripe onto each side.
Finish by snipping the burlap where the corner turns, fold and glue the edges to the bottom. This step is easier with hot glue.
For the stencils, all you need is some craft paint, and Scotch tape!
I made one with the tape running horizontally, and another one vertically. So many way to create simple yet beautiful designs!
Check out the link below to see more detailed tips plus how to make triangle stencils - super easy too!

To see more: http://www.apieceofrainbow.com/make-burlap-storage-box/

Ask the creator about this project

  • Where do you get the burlap sacks????
    • I got one at a junk/antique shop, but it was expensive. $20!
      Jalolo Jalolo  Richardson, TX · answered on Feb 7, 2016 ·
    • Cost $1 each at my Dunn bros coffeehouse
    • Joanna fabrics has burlap by the yard. Check it out.
    • Joanns fabric, micheals, hobby lobby, any place that sales fabric should have burlap you can buy by the yard..... You can even get different colors as well....
    • I found it at home depot, is sold as ground cover. Less expensive than specialty stores
      Donna Donna  Vancouver, WA · answered on Sep 22, 2017 ·
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    • coffee roaster!
    • I don't know if you'd bet a potato sack from a coffee roaster, but I got one at a junk/antique shop.
      Jalolo Jalolo  Richardson, TX · answered on Feb 7, 2016 ·
    • Actually, I found some at the Dollar Store already decorated so I just added ribbon! I had enough to easily wrap three 9.5 X 13 X 5.5 boxes.
      Marcia Marcia  Menomonee Falls, WI · answered on Mar 21, 2016 ·
    • Farm and fleet.....feed store.....gardening store.
    • You can buy burlap at Walmart, Hobby Lobby, etc. It does not have to be a sack.
    • Joannne fabrics has printed burlap AND sometimes its 40% off
      Sheila Sheila  Sicklerville, NJ · answered on Aug 8, 2016 ·
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