You should not even think about the size of the box - the more the better. After all, every girl has a habit of accumulating 3 things: clothes, shoes and jewelry. And that is why it will be very prudent to make your casket large in advance. Dimensions can be chosen arbitrarily, because the box itself is best found in advance. Of course, you can make it yourself, but it’s impossible to make a good wooden container without skill and special tools and tools for wood.
Why wooden? Why you can not take cardboard or plastic - you ask? Sure you may. But for aesthetic reasons, we do not recommend choosing something else besides wood. The wooden box, beautifully decorated with your own hands, looks amazing, it will be a decoration on your dresser.
The basis for a box with their own hands
So, first - find a wooden base, preferably with a lid. Where can I find it?
- Souvenir shops always offer ready-made and inexpensive hand-made caskets.
- You can borrow a cigar box if you have men in your family who smoke these.
- There are cases for exclusive Christmas decorations. They are made in the form of wooden boxes, upholstered in velvet paper - this is what the doctor ordered.
- Visit the flea market in your city, you will surely find many suitable things there. By the way, it is there that you can still find everything for decoration and decoration of your box.
- Alcohol cases can also be used as a base for a casket. It is better to choose those where small bottles lie. This is so that you have more partitions in your box. After all, the presence of departments in the box will allow you to lay out jewelry by type - rings, beads, earrings, brooches.
- Gut all your tea supplies at home. It may well be that there was lost a wooden tank of medium size, which is usually presented with gift sets of tea. She will do too. By the way, today there are also a lot of demarcated tea boxes for various types of tea bags - this is a real find.
- Look for houses all kinds of wooden boxes - from jewelry, for medals and awards, with Khokhloma patterns, etc.
After you decide on the capacity, the most interesting begins - the decor of your future keeper of jewelry and bijouterie.
We decorate the box with our own hands
To begin with, I must say that there are no anticreativschikov. There are people who are simply afraid to show others that they will cope with this or that task, in any field. Therefore, boldly proceed to the realization of all your fantasies, however strange they may seem to others.
In order to determine the decoration, you first need to choose the style in which you will decorate your casket.
At home, find what you need: scissors, glue, varnish. And here is what you can use as decoration:
- Multi-colored thread
- Old and unnecessary decorations
- Christmas decorations
- the cloth
- Prints and stickers
The first thing you need to do before the decor is to glue the bottom of your box with soft flock paper (under velvet). Then your jewelry will not be scratched, and the box inside will look very aesthetically pleasing. Only after finishing the inside, begin work on the external component of the jewelry box.
Themes for finishing the box do-it-yourself
Indian colors - pink-red, turquoise, bright mustard. Elephants, little monkeys and Prince Gautama himself can be present on your box, as you wish.
And you can make it in the form of henna tattoos, as Indians like to do. To do this, select a drawing and transfer it to the tree using brown nail polish. This is if you decently draw. If not, choose another "Indian direction". There is a variant of working with a fabric - atlas, chiffon, crepe de chine, batis, of course, if there are any at hand. If not, take any fabric of bright Indian color and work with it. You can cut the Taj Mahal from the takni and stick it on the lid of your box on top, then rhinestones and sequins can be used in the course. Your box is your fantasy. Dare!-
Casket of the Mistress of Copper Mountain
Here, basically, the green color of all shades should prevail, but the dominant one should be emerald saturated green. In order to find large emeralds and other stones for decoration, you can make out a couple of sets for girls, which are sold in children's stores. Such sets, as a rule, consist of a crown with pseudo stones, earrings, and pendants. If your little sister has already grown out of these toys, you can borrow from her. You can use the old brooch in the form of a lizard or a snake and put it on the cover or make it in the place of the lock, it will be very beautiful.
To glue small straw sticks by collecting them into a pattern is laborious work, but it is worth it. Choose an ornament or pattern. It can be anything from animals to entire compositions of flowers and cities. The scheme is very simple: the straw is dried, ironed with a warm iron and pasted on a tree. This type of decor requires a lot of effort, time and perseverance, but it's worth it!
New York 30s
At that time, elegant ladies and gentlemen were everywhere. The main features of the finish - simplicity and conciseness. The central elements are pearls, pastel colors and various things: bows, applications. For greater similarity, you can stick a small mirror in the center of the inside of the lid. It will be beautiful on the topic, but the most important thing is functional. Photos of old New York will also be the way, they can glue the walls of the box.
Little girl's box
It is still easier than the options above. This should be a house for Barbie, but rather for its decorations. Therefore, if you want to do this, it is better to involve the child in this activity. Girls are always pleased to receive such gifts, especially since we are talking about jewelry. So the child will get used to the fact that the feminine and beautiful to be better.
For decoration, use all the accessories from Barbie dolls, which are now just a ton — glasses, small shoes, handbags, pink lace (it makes beautiful flowers and bows). You can make a family photo on the lid of your box: Barbie, Ken and their children. Do not forget to cut out of paper golden retriever, because this dog has long been an indispensable attribute of a happy family.
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Jewelry box do-it-yourself: video
There are many more topics for equipping your casket from the outside. It could be anything. Your favorite flowers, your favorite movie, your idol or book. The most important thing is that the theme you choose is close to you, because your jewelery cannot lie anywhere and with anyone. They should be only in the best company. Whatever happens to you - it will be beautiful and most importantly - exclusively.