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Girls love to own unique jewelry boxes. You can simply buy jewelry boxes form stores, but if you can make your own jewelry box it'll be unique. This instructable shows you how to make a simple, easy & pretty jewelry box out of cardboard. Make one for yourself, gift a friend or anyone special. It's sooo easy to make :)

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Step 1: Materials needed

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To make cardboard jewelry box you'll need:

  1. Cardboard,
  2. Pencil and ruler,
  3. X-acto knife,
  4. Fabric,
  5. Scissors,
  6. Hot glue gun,
  7. White glue,
  8. Yarn.

Step 2: Making the Box and Lid

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Cut out 6 pieces out of cardboard,

A (box), B (lid) and C's as shown in the picture of this step.

Notice that I've drew 3 lines (oink, yellow & blue), make sure that pink + yellow = blue.

Now fold up the four sides (of A & B) & use glue or scotch tape to stick them.

Step 3: Covering the Box with Fabric

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Cover the box and lid with fabric.

You can use any kind of fabric.

Cover it with fabric as neatly as possible.

Step 4: Adding Inner Layers

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Stick the four pieces (C) inside the box as shown in the picture.

You can cover the inside of the box with fabric if you like.

Step 5: Adding Border

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Apply glue along the sides off the lid and then stick the yarn.

Decorate the lid with yarn. Use white glue to stick the yarn.

Step 6: Decorating

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You can add beads, stones, threads, small mirror pieces, anything to decorate the box.


786Ayesha2 years ago
I like your Ibles.I love these types of craft work.I do with my play school kids.
Muhaiminah Faiz (author)  786Ayesha2 years ago
I'm glad you liked it Ayesha! I love doing easy crafts ... Thank you :)
786Ayesha2 years ago
I like your Ibles.I love these types of craft work.I do with my play school kids.
Very cute! I just love how you decorated it :)
Thanx Penolopy! :)
Very cute - covering it with fabric makes it look so nice. :D
Muhaiminah Faiz (author)  jessyratfink2 years ago
Thank you Jessy :)
sunshiine2 years ago
I will experiment and see what I can do! Thanks for sharing your hard work! Have a splendorous day!
Muhaiminah Faiz (author)  sunshiine2 years ago
You're welcome! have a nice day... :)
Ah that's really great....I can make it easily....Thanks for sharing....
atehzab2 years ago
This is really easy and beautiful.