A personal casket for cosmetics, jewelry and memorable little things is in almost every house. It is not necessary to purchase such a thing in a store. Anyone can make a box with their own hands out of a cardboard box. There is no need to have any special skills. Also, do not be afraid that you will have to use complex parts, expensive decor.
In most cases, you can do with improvised materials. You can make a box from a box from a phone, shoes or any other cardboard box.
It is enough to follow the algorithm of the liked master class.
Which form to choose?
First of all, it is necessary to determine the shape of the future casket. Here you can put various nuances at the forefront: your own taste, type of things to store, available materials.
The box may take the following forms:
rectangle - can be made from a shoe box;
heart-shaped - will have to be purchased specifically, although if you have saved a candy or gift box of this shape, it will do;
circle - a box for chocolates or a flower;
square - a phone box is useful here.
Materials and Tools
In order to create a box from a cardboard box, you will need the following materials and tools:
adhesive materials: adhesive tape, various types of glue;
scissors, stationery knife for cutting and cutting;
fabric and decorative elements;
ruler and pencils.
You can use anything as a decor: postcards, magazine clippings, paper, decoupage napkins, belts, belts and plaques, buttons, scraps of fabric, lace. It all depends on your imagination.
Master class in decoupage technique
We offer you to make a box out of a cardboard box, in which you can store many useful and memorable little things. Such a product is perfect as a gift.
Here you can show your creative imagination to the fullest. You will need: a shoe box, white paint of acrylic type, a brush for applying glue, a sponge, scissors for cutting, napkins with a chosen pattern, for example, with roses or other colors, PVA glue, acrylic type varnish, decor elements - in in this case, eggshell.
Algorithm of actions:
paint the base box with white paint with a sponge;
we form fragments from decoupage napkins that will be needed to create a composition;
remove the layers except the top;
lubricate the back side with PVA glue;
place the elements of composition on the box;
grease with glue on top;
iron the image, getting rid of the air;
we wash the shells, get rid of the films, dry;
we coat with glue and spread the shells in a mosaic version;
place patterns around the perimeter of the lid;
varnish the surface of the box 2-3 times.
Please note that each action must end with drying, including all stages of varnishing. Such a product will decorate the interior in the style of Provence and shabby chic.
Here, the shoe box will also serve as the basis; such a product will definitely become a spectacular addition to the interior . You will need: cardboard box left over from shoes, leatherette, eco-leather in brown and beige shades, print on photo paper, acrylic type varnish, preferably in the form of a spray, building glue and “Moment”, scissors, sandpaper, fabric, buttons, label, half rings.
First of all, choose a suitable box, which should be made of cardboard of a dense type. It must be sanded with sandpaper.
Algorithm of actions:
create a pattern of leather material, leave allowances should not be, as the hem is not provided;
the skin sticks to the box, it is better to use glue for the ceiling tiles;
finishing details in the form of belts are cut out of dark leather, it is necessary to sew stitches on them to give an effect;
ready-made belts can be used;
the pile at the edges of the parts is burned with a candle;
Do not forget to glue the ribs with skin;
we make out the perimeter with a decorative-type braid;
for gluing corners it is better to use the "Moment" glue;
we create the necessary printouts on photo paper, process them with glossy varnish;
place on a suitcase;
add accessories, buttons.
You can decorate the suitcase with a checkered fabric, which is glued to corrugated paper covered with padding polyester.
Box of candy box
Boxes of sweets by themselves are often attractive and stored in the house. If you have any in your home, it’s worth trying to turn them into caskets. This little thing will definitely become cute decoration elements of the apartment. No expensive materials are required. You will need: the base box itself, wrapping paper to your taste, monochrome paper, scissors, glue, pencils, acrylic paint.
glue paper over the entire surface of the base, forming a small margin near the edges;
the bottom, the lid on both sides is glued without reserve;
to make the corners look beautiful, first glue the sidewalls, then cut the paper in the corners and fold it inward;
inside, everything should be glued as high quality as outside;
cut the paper so that it is enough with a margin, use a ruler;
it is better if the width of the paper web is 3 cm larger than the box;
inside, gluing occurs with a margin of stripes around the perimeter of 2 cm;
rectangular shapes are formed from monochrome paper, the size of which coincides with the overlap of the inside of the box with a joint;
paper is glued so that margins from 1 to 2 cm remain on the wrapping cloth;
the bottom is drawn in monochrome;
after drying, the product is ready.
Matchbox chest of drawers
This is a very original and effective option, for its manufacture you will need:
a drawing is created;
a square is cut out of cardboard;
the boxes are glued to each other;
can be glued in 2 or 5 boxes;
the created chest of drawers is connected to the base in such a way that it is completely covered with cardboard;
with the chosen paper, the chest of drawers and drawers are sealed;
then there is decoration, you can use beads and half beads, rhinestones, hooks, buttons.
How to make a box of milk box?
This method is suitable for those who are just beginning to master the design of boxes, it is very simple.
You will need:
a box of milk (you can use a box of juice);
fabric, paper - the choice depends on the ability or desire;
scissors and glue.
Algorithm of actions:
cut the box so as to form a lid;
step back 3 cm from the edge that is smaller;
glue the edges with adhesive tape or a thin cloth on the glue;
the base is ready, you can decorate with paper or cloth;
outside and inside the box is glued with the selected material;
To fix the lid, a braid or ribbon is glued to its edges so that a bow can be formed.
Casket for jewelry
Anyone can do this elegant thing; any cardboard box, for example, from under a cell phone, is suitable for manufacturing.
This is a very easy and inexpensive option.
Algorithm of actions:
First of all, select the material (paper or fabric) and decorate the box with glue;
you can combine both materials, for example, fabric from the inside, paper from the outside and vice versa;
three strips of cardboard are formed, their length is measured so that 2 strips are 1 cm longer than the base, and one more 2 cm wider - sections are made of them;
the strips are glued inward at the same distance from each other;
on the strip dividing the width, notches are formed into which strips for division are inserted;
after this, sections are made out with cloth or paper;
from the outside, the box is pasted over with material and decorated as desired.
The design of the caskets can be extremely diverse. We offer you a very simple and interesting option. So you can make out any product.
tubes are formed from A-format paper;
twisted tubes are glued to the box around the perimeter, observing a distance of 3 to 4 cm;
the decor is glued in a vertical direction;
the tubes are glued, bending to the base;
places inside where paper guides are glued are covered with cardboard of a dense type;
in a similar way make out the lid and sidewalls of the box.
A spectacular jewelry casket will look great on a dressing table.
A chest of matchboxes is an original and beautiful element of the interior.
A box for storing recipes perfectly complements the design of the kitchen.
It is hard to imagine that this elegant box was once just packing for a phone.
A casket-decoupage will give the apartment coziness, it is also perfect as a gift.
Creating a casket-suitcase requires a lot of time, but the result will exceed all expectations.
The following video presents one of the options for making a box with your own hands from a cardboard box.