DIY Wood Tissue Box Cover

Easy DIY Wood tissue box cover using Silhouette Cameo it change the decals for different seasons/Holidays!
DIY Wood Tissue Box cover

I do love the decorative boxes from Kleenex that are available at BJ’s Wholesale Club but I love the look of the wood box cover. The wood box cover is really easy to make! I love that ti can be personalized for different holidays. I used my die cutting machine to add vinyl snowflakes to my DIY wood tissue box cover but I can change that to a Christmas tree later on. If you don’t have a die-cutting machine – grab a stencil and paint your design. You are starting with a blank canvas so work your magic!


1/4 in. x 2 ft. x 4 ft. PureBond Maple Plywood Project Panel

Liquid Nails

Sandpaper (fine)

Dark Walnut Wood Stain

Paint/foam brush



Die-cutting machine (optional)

Vinyl (optional)


Top – 10¼ x 5½

long sides – 10¼ x 3¾

short sides – 5 x 3¾

middle hole – 5½ x 2

Step 1. If you are starting with a big board, draw out your measurements then make your cuts. Remember measure twice, cut once! (Thanks to my husband for making the cuts for me!)

Step 2. Now that you have your pieces cuts, lightly sand your edges and smooth out any bumps. Wipes any dust with a wet napkin.

Step 3. Start gluing and assembling. (We went with liquid nails because we really wanted a strong hold and didn’t want to put holes in the wood). Use your clamps to hold the pieces together. Allow plenty of time in between for them to dry.

Step 4. Once your pieces are assembled and well dried – start staining (follow directions from the can). I brushed it on then wiped with a sock. Allow it to dry completely. You can stain another coat if you want a darker color.

Step 5 (optional). Using your die-cutting machine, cut out the design you want. I wanted snowflakes. You can pretty much put anything – a phrase or picture.

Step 6. You are done! Enjoy your masterpiece!

Now my Kleenex tissue boxes will have a cute cover for when guests come over. If I get bored with the snowflakes I can just peel them off and add a new design!
Felicita Moncada
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