Recycled Glamour Gift Box

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decorative gift boxChristmas is a time for sharing small gifts with family, friends, and neighbors. It is a time to spread some cheer and good will. Turn an old cardboard box into a glamorous box. Fill it with a thoughtful gift, such as chocolates or a homemade jar of jam, and you are ready to share the spirit of Christmas without breaking the bank in the process.


Total Time: 30 minutes, drying time included

Yield: one box


Recycled Glamour Gift Box


  1. Use the one sponge to give the bottom part of the box and the lid an uneven wash with the green paint and allow to dry thoroughly.
  2. Use the second sponge to give the box and lid a wash with the ink glimmer mist and allow to dry thoroughly.
  3. Recycled Glamour Gift Box
  4. Use the silver pen to add squiggles to the box and lid. Then, in random places, use the pen to add ink drops and use your finger to smear the silver ink over the box and lid. Allow to dry thoroughly.
  5. Recycled Glamour Gift Box

  6. Add a strip of fabric tape around the lid of the box.
  7. Recycled Glamour Gift Box
  8. Add two strips of fabric tape across the top of the lid.
  9. Glue the charm to the top of lid and voila!
  10. Recycled Glamour Gift Box

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November 8, 20150 found this helpful



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December 6, 20150 found this helpful

I wouldn't be surprised if the recipient appreciates the container more than it's contents. This charming, little box is sure to become a keepsake.


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December 7, 20150 found this helpful

Thx likekinds, what a kind comment! :-) Merry Christmas to you and yours!

December 9, 20150 found this helpful

Thanks likekinds, I appreciate your kind comment!


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November 13, 20160 found this helpful

I love this idea!! And the other poster is right...the box will last a lot longer than what is inside!!


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