Cardboard Painting Palette




This is a project for school where we had to give extra value to a cardboard box of choice. I chose a box of paint tubes and integrated a painting palette with brush holder. This instructable can also be made without the box by making use of an ordinary piece of corrugated cardboard.


Step 1: Getting Started


  • Scissors
  • Cutter
  • Pencil
  • Ruler


  • Cardboard box or piece of corrugated cardboard of at least 20x20cm
  • Printed template

Step 2: Cutting Shape

Cut the template using scissors, for difficult parts it is best to use a cutter.

Step 3: Trace the Outline

Take the cardboard and use the template to draw the outlines on the cardboard.

Step 4: Making the Palette

Using scissors and a cutter cut out the main shape and the four brush holders. Place the four brush holders in the rectangle openings on the palette.

Step 5: Finished

You can place two brushes onto the palette and start painting, enjoy.

Step 6: The Product

If this was a product, the palette template could be found on the back of the box.



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