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Container from recycled milk carton

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I learned this from my Mom. These are great for freezing left-overs, packing your own lunch or funky gift giving!

Step 1: Materials

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You'll need one standard milk carton
box cutter
pencil or permanent marker
ruler
 
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lucyfa6 years ago
This looks great- I have lots of these cartons lying around, so I will be sure to try this- it will make an ideal box for my lunch!
alpinelife (author)  lucyfa6 years ago
I hope you try it and like it!
Barbarinha6 years ago
awesome! so fun, easy and pretty!!! congratulations and thanks!!
dobbylvr6 years ago
AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!! This exactly what I was looking for! I needed something funky and recycled to wrap my mom's birthday gift ( recycled wine cork wine charms) in! THANK YOU!!!!
alpinelife (author)  dobbylvr6 years ago
I'm so glad I could help! I'm so grateful you commented! Thanks!
I made one yesterday and used it to wrap her present. I added a few finishing touches with plastic bag strips and now its ready to give. Thanks again!
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little red6 years ago
this is great we have these kind of contains all over my house and I never know what to do with them now i have a reusable option to take my lunch in for school. SWEET
alpinelife (author)  little red6 years ago
Thanks for reading! I'm glad I could help!
aceitunita6 years ago
love the idea! I will try this! my son only drinks soy milk and I cannot recycle these! what a great idea!
alpinelife (author)  aceitunita6 years ago
Thanks for commenting! Please let me know if my instructions helped you or if I they need a little tweeking.
alpinelife (author) 6 years ago
I'm so glad you like my instructable! Thanks for commenting!
A.J.B.6 years ago
I love instructables that utilize would-be trash in an easy and efficient way. Good Job.
laf4me6 years ago
That's really cool!!! I can see where it could be a very useful item! Good Job!!!!!