Turn a Cardboard Box Into Storage

Marci Loehner
by Marci Loehner
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As a Mom of 3 I'm always trying to find ways to reuse items that I would otherwise toss into the recycling bin. I'm also ALWAYS needing ways to become organized.
So check out what I did with this cardboard box!
I'm in the middle of a huge playroom makeover project. One of the things I am needing is ways to organize toys, writing and drawing instruments, puzzle and game pieces and so on.

So I partnered with my friends at DecoArt and got to work.
I simply used the DecoPage paper and traced both sides of the box, cut them out and then glued down with DecoPauge. I finished the piece up with some extra ribbon I had been wanting to use that was leftover from a previous project.
I'd say this is a much cuter way to organize your writing instruments.

You can also do this to much larger boxes and create a toy box, a stuffed animal hospital, a lego bin and so much more!
I am proud to say that I made this box nearly 9 months ago and it still functions and looks like this to this very day. The trick is to decoupage the entire outside so that it gives the paper some protection.
Suggested materials:
  • Decoart decopage   (decoart decoupage)
Marci Loehner
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  • Diane mahan Diane mahan on Jul 17, 2018

    did u do anything to reinforce/ waterproof the inside?

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