Tag Archives: Decoupage projects

DARNING EGG OR MARACAS

Since I try to make our clothing budget stretch as far as I can, I am often called upon to repair garments to make them last longer. This has meant patching numerous socks, and this chore recently led me to … Continue reading

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DECOUPAGED CARDBOARD FRAME

Up to this point, all the frames that I had made had flat fronts with some sort of covering. On this frame, I had painted it white, but I did not like the way the paint looked when I finished … Continue reading

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CARDBOARD PICTURE FRAMES

After working with cardboard to produce lecterns, I was excited by its potential. So I spent time exploring the realm of cardboard frames. Though technology has allowed for us load thousands of photos onto a single frame that changes the … Continue reading

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UPCYCLED TISSUE BOX COVER

For those of you who were wondering how my dryer balls worked, I can only say that I messed up my own experiment! My thought had been to break up my load of bath towels into exactly equal halves and … Continue reading

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DISH SOAP LID TASSEL

This is another of my hard plastic lid projects! This time, I started with the squirt-style lid from a liquid dish-soap container. These lids are intriguing because they have both a pleasing shape and an opening though the middle of … Continue reading

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SALT CONTAINER- STORAGE CANISTER OR GIFT BOX

OK. I promised I would explain how to make the wonderfully sturdy salt container into something that can be reused over and over again either as a gift box or as a storage canister. The first step is to measure … Continue reading

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CYLINDRICAL PACKAGING

When you are looking at boxes as possibilities for permanent gift packaging, don’t overlook things like these salt and oats containers. These make great gift boxes for things like travel mugs and scarves. The oat container in this photo already … Continue reading

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