DIY Embellishments Made From Cereal Boxes

by Tracey
1 Hour
I love it when I can use everyday items and turn them into something beautiful without spending any money. I used empty cereal boxes to create some embellishments for greeting card, art journals, scrapbooks, gift tags and so much more! The beauty of this project is that I used the things that I have in my stash.
Here is the video tutorial showing step-by-step how these were made. I will also post picture below explaining the process.
I used a coffee lid to trace the shape of the embellishment, but you can use whatever you have around the house to form the shape of the embellishment. You would be surprised what shapes you can find from old containers.
Trace and cut out as many shapes as you want from the cereal boxes. I have also used boxes from popcorn, oatmeal, cupcakes, tissues and so much more. It's a great way to recycle!icon
After tracing the decorative scrapbook paper to match the shape of the cut outs, adhere it with Ad Tech Permanent Crafter's Tape. You can decorate them using sequins, pearls, gems, butterflies, flowers, deco mesh and gel pens. I traced around some of the artwork of the paper to make the images stand out. There are so many ways to decorate these embellishments.
Here's another one I created using a white gel pen to create a stitched outline around the border. I also used the gel pen to create the checkered print and make polka dots around the edge of the butterfly. To get the black outline around the edge, I used a sharpie marker. It just takes a little imagination!icon
Each of the embellishments have an uplifting message of encouragement which comes from the CHIN UP Stamp Set from Maymay Made It.
Here are all of the beautifully decorated embellishments! Each one unique with a message of encouragement. You can even put a magnet on the back of them and put them on the fridge for inspiration! REMEMBER, there are no rules to making these, all you need is a little imagination. HAVE FUN!!!
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