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Making a Button Gift Box

Category Gifts
Buttons can be used in so many crafts. Decorate a small box with buttons and other items, if desired, to make a unique gift box. This is a guide about making a button gift box.


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April 2, 2011

A paper mache mini round box painted white and covered with clear buttons and crystal glitter.

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  1. Spray paper mache box with white spray paint. Let it dry.

  2. Lightly spray the lid with adhesive then cover it with clear buttons. Coat them all with crystal glitter using spray adhesive.

  3. Measure the side of the box lid and cut adhesive paper ribbon; adhere.

  4. Tie gift box with pink satin ribbon; attach pin with tag. Adhere the ribbon rose on top of the knot with a dot of adhesive as shown.

Source: Krylon spray paint, 3M spray adhesive, KandCompany adhesive paper ribbon (Wild Saffron), Making Memories die-cut tag (Flutter), Martha Stewart glitter

By Maricel from Fairfax, VA

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April 3, 20110 found this helpful

This is so cute.Thanks for sharing the idea.

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April 4, 20110 found this helpful


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April 8, 20110 found this helpful

What a sweet little gift box. My girlie girl granddaughter would love something like that. Thanks for sharing.

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April 14, 20110 found this helpful

Very Cute! You could make a number of different styles and sell them at fairs! Good luck!

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