Thinner pieces of smooth cardboard, such as those saved from pantyhose and other clothing packaging can be used to make decorative boxes which can then be used to package a gift or to store small items.
First you’ll need a pattern, which you can find at a fabric or craft store or check out these free patterns:
Decorate Your New Box
- cut out designs from fabric or wallpaper & glue to box
- glue on buttons and fabric trims
- decoupage with magazine pages, used gift wrap, used tissue paper, children’s art projects …