7 crafts with boxes to decorate

Making crafts with boxes and decorating multiple spaces at home is an easy and fun way to create our own decorations.

The boxes can be either cardboard or wood . Both are very easy to get and depending on the use you want to give will depend on the choice of it.

The cardboard boxes have multiple presentations, sizes and, best of all, they are very versatile. In addition, by giving them another use we help reduce the environmental impact. In other words, it helps to recycle.

On the other hand, the wooden boxes that we decided to reuse help us to create more rigid pieces, in which we can place more weight. However, you have to be careful when working with them because they can have splinters.

Advantages of crafts with boxes

  1. They are economical.
  2. There are several sizes.
  3. There are different thicknesses and hardness, for different uses.
  4. They are practices, you can give them different uses.
  5. Easy to decorate: with paintings, fabrics and other DIY techniques, et cetera.
  6. Making crafts with boxes helps a lot psycho-emotionally. By focusing on what is done and not what is thought, we relax.

1. Desktop organizers

7 crafts with boxes to decorate

It is very common to have pens, pencils, markers, all messy and not find anything. Well we will give you the idea of ​​an organizer made with a simple cardboard box.

materials

  • Box of paperboard .
  • Rolls of toilet paper.
  • Paintings
  • Glue.

How do you do it

  • Decorate the box the way you like. It can be with colored plastic papers.
  • You stick the rolls of paper inside the box.
  • Paint the inside of the rolls evenly.
  • Place pencils inside each roll.

Applications

  • Place them to decorate on a desk.
  • Rolls smaller for lower elements.
  • You can place higher roll for rules.
  • Group the different types of tools and place them in each one.

2. Underwear organizers

Finding underwear in a mess takes a while that you can use in something else, besides the sight is not so nice. Here’s an idea to create your own underwear organizers with cardboard boxes.

materials

  • Medium cardboard box. They can be shoes.
  • Retazo of cartons.
  • Fabric to cover it.
  • Adhesive for fabric .

How do you do it

  • First you must line the entire box with fabric. Inside and outside.
  • Cut out the pieces of cardboard in order to form internal compartments that house the underwear.
  • Cut and cover the walls of the compartments with cloth.
  • Finally put your underwear pieces in each space, according to your preference.

3. For toilet paper

7 crafts with boxes to decorate

These crafts with boxes are one of the simplest ways to take advantage of decorating the bathroom. The rolls of toilet paper are very nice in a lined box, without a lid, on a table or shelf in the bathroom.

materials

  • A box with four rolls of toilet paper.
  • Glue.
  • Rustic string

How do you do it

  • You start at one end of the box by placing glue.
  • Roll the string over the glue and line the box.
  • Let it dry
  • You place the rolls inside.

4. Save towels

In the same way as paper rolls, towels they are often left unattended. A good idea is to make the rolls and place them inside a lined box. You can cover the lid and also place it, as you like.

5. Tea box

7 crafts with boxes to decorate

Nowadays we have different types and having them in the same box is a practical and also very decorative solution. The best way is to make them of wood, since it is firmer .

materials

  • Fine pieces of wood to make the divisions.
  • Wooden box.
  • Glue.
  • Paintings
  • Varnish.

How do you do it

  • First you start cutting the woods with fine saw to make the divisions.
  • The unes with glue and let dry.
  • Paint with the colors that you like the most.
  • Finally the varnishes for a better conservation.

6. Magazine rack, a classic of crafts with boxes

A magazine rack is one of the Crafts most popular that exist. It is a great idea to keep magazines neat and tidy. They look beautiful on a shelf.

materials

  • Rectangular cardboard boxes, such as cereal boxes.
  • Diary paper.
  • Glue.
  • Paintings
  • Water.

How do you do it

  • First you take a box of cereal and put it on your feet. Cut diagonally to the middle of it. In this way There is going to be a part in the open to see the magazines.
  • You do the same with another box.
  • Stick with glue and let it dry.
  • On the other hand, short pieces of newspaper.
  • You make a mixture of equal parts of glue and water.
  • You are going to place this mixture on the box by gluing the papers of newspapers on top. This will give hardness to our magazine rack.
  • Let it dry
  • Finally, you paint it to your liking.

You can replace the newspaper paper with toilet paper . In addition to being firmer gives a rough texture that looks great.

7. Guard accessories

7 crafts with boxes to decorate

To save accessories that you always find piled up and in a drawer. They will be sorted and you can visualize them all at a glance. Let’s do it!

materials

  • A flat cardboard box and not too big.
  • Lining paper.
  • Pieces of cloth.
  • Glue.

How do you do it

  • You wrap the box with decorative paper. Inside and outside.
  • You make rolls with the fabrics and place them inside the box.
  • You place the rings between the rolls of cloth.
  • As a result you get a beautiful box with the accessories in view and sorted.

In conclusion: you can enjoy and relax doing these Crafts with boxes and decorate various spaces in an easy, simple and economical way. Dare to give free rein to your imagination!

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