What can be made out of the box

Cardboard boxes are the material by which various goods are packed. Over time, in each house there are cardboard boxes of different sizes that have nowhere to go. You can use unnecessary packaging material to create houses and furniture for dolls, boxes and other useful and beautiful things.

House out of the box with their own hands

House out of the box with their own hands

You will need:

  1. 2 large boxes;
  2. Scissors;
  3. Pencil;
  4. Ruler;
  5. Duct tape;
  6. Paints;
  7. Hot glue;
  8. Roller and brush.

Instruction:

  • To create a house you need 2 boxes: 1 for the frame, etc. - for the roof. Cut the bottom of the box. Cut 2 triangles from the top - these will be gables. Then, cut out the doors and windows. If you want, under one window can make a ledge for flowers.
  • Make a roof from the 2nd box. You will only need 2 sides, which you attach to the gables with adhesive tape. From the rest of the box can make jewelry for the house.
  • You can make a fence, a wicket, a dog house, cardboard men, etc.
  • When the house is ready, you can start decorating it. To do this, attract your children. Using a roller, paint a large area of ​​the walls and the roof in the color that you like the most. Decorate the house with patterns and flowers.
  • With the help of a beautiful fabric you can make curtains and hang them on the windows. The house itself can be put on a large cardboard surface, enclosed with a cardboard fence and a wicket. To play in the house, remove 1 wall, put toy furniture and decor there.

Bed for a doll out of the box: how to do?

Bed for a doll out of the box: how to do?

You will need:

  1. A box of sufficient size;
  2. Scissors;
  3. Pencil;
  4. Stationery knife;
  5. Ruler;
  6. Duct tape;
  7. Hot glue;
  8. Sparkles;
  9. Ribbons;
  10. Pompons

Instruction:

  • Use the ruler and pencil to draw the markings on the box, then cut with scissors and a knife to make curly cuts. It is better to cut the box when folded, then the picture will be symmetrical.
  • When finished with the patterns, fold the box and secure its bottom with adhesive tape. Now you can begin to design: decorate the bed for the doll with sparkles, ribbons and pom-poms. If your child wants to paint the bed, give him paints with brushes.
  • Cot out of the box ready. Now you just have to sew bedding.

Money box: master class

Do-it-yourself money box

You will need:

  1. Box with removable lid;
  2. Cardboard;
  3. Fabric for decoration;
  4. Lace, satin ribbons and braid;
  5. Flowers;
  6. Rhinestones, beads;
  7. Double adhesive tape;
  8. Transparent glue or glue gun;
  9. Scissors.

Instruction:

  • Cut a large hole in the box lid, retreating from the edges by 3 cm. Cut a rectangle from the cardboard, the width of which is equal to the width of the lid and the length to the height of the box. In the center of the rectangle, cut a hole for money.
  • Then, cut out the side-semicircle side of the cardboard for the lid, adding 1 cm at the edges for the folds. Allow bends gently, lubricate with glue and glue the sides on the cover.
  • Cover the base of the box and its lid with a satin cloth and glue with double-sided tape. Fold the edges of the fabric inside and glue it with glue. Cover the edges of the box lid and the edges of the money cutout with lace and braid. Decorate the box lid with artificial flowers and beads. Decorate the base of the box with bows.
  • Such a box for money will be an excellent option for wedding accessories.

Master the original box

Casket out of the box with their own hands

You will need:

  1. Beautiful box of unusual shape;
  2. Bright fabric;
  3. Pencil or crayon;
  4. Glue for textiles;
  5. Sewing machine;
  6. Scissors;
  7. Measuring tape or ruler;
  8. Dense interlining.

Instruction:

  • Work on the manufacture of the box is recommended to perform with the pattern. To do this, circle the box on the matter, adding a few cm to the hem. Cut strips of cloth of approximately the same width and sew them in a chaotic manner.
  • Iron off each strip and spread out. You should have something like a canvas. Attach non-woven fabric to the fabric from the seamy side and attach it with decorative stitching to the base.
  • On the wrong side of the box, put the pattern, circle it, not forgetting to leave allowances for the hem. Stitch the corners so that the cover is turned out. Put the textile cover on the base and fix it with glue. Sew on the corners of the fabric. Similarly, make a cover for the bottom of the box and attach it.
  • The finished box can be decorated with beads, flowers or satin bows.

Cardboard boxes of different sizes are in every home. So that they do not lie idle, you can make of them interesting crafts with your own hands. They will be a suitable gift to friends, an original gift for a child or a stylish element of decor for your home.

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