Saturday, January 28, 2012

DIY Inspiration: Glamming Up Your Boxes

Hey sweeties,

Here's something I got done this week, after buying a hot glue gun and noticing that the way I was storaging items didn't reflect me enough. (a.k.a. my boxes etc. are made by Ikea. Very original, right?)

So, being a handy woman as I am, and after seeing amazing DIY posts from other bloggers (Laura, Emily, I'm looking at you two...) I decided to do a little makeover for two of my storage boxes.

Here's what happened:

I was doing a manicure, and I realized my nail polish box wasn't big enough. What to do?

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But of course, I would take a shoe box I don't need, and glam it up to a neat, girly box! All I needed was some craft paper, scissors, hot glue gun and red satin ribbon, and I was set to craft. :)

The result:

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It has a sort of Tilda feeling to it, super girly and sweet, and I love it. Now, I would like to know, what do you think? ♥

I also got carried away, and decorated another box. This one was a perfectly good Kassett box from Ikea, but I kinda thought that it's a good item to experiment with:

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Some heart-shaped bling to the top - which I glued there one-by-one.

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Black tullé to the sides, and pink silk paper to add boutique feeling to it.

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Final touch: Pink "diamonds" to frame beautifully what's inside the box.

This one, too, I love to bits, can't help it :)

Do you like these, and would you like to have a step-by-step guide on how to do this at home? Leave me comments and let me know ;)

xoxo

Johanna

12 comments:

  1. Oon rakastunut sun kynsilakkalaatikkoon ! Ei kai haittaa, jos puuhastelen itselleni samanlaisen? Omistan nimittäin täysin turhia valkoisia ikea-laatikoita, askartelulakkaa ja kivoja servettejä, josta voisin askarrella jotakin ihanaa.

    Ihanaa kun kävit, pitkästä aikaa <3

    /U
    pug-a-licious

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    1. Kopioida sopii, ihana jos tämä inspiroi ihmisiä :)

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  2. wow they are really nice! great!

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  3. Love both the boxes but the second one is amazing. The heart shaped embellishments and black tulle is a great idea. Looks like designer boxes. Very creative! :)

    xx
    Heel in Mint

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    1. Hehe, thanks :) I thought they looked too bare, so I glammed them a bit ;)

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  4. You are very creative! I love the way you have decorated these boxes. Also I love how you painted your sweater in another post .
    Keep it up!
    Sanghamitra@ La Dolce Vita

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    1. Well, thank you so much :) I do hope my DIY projects inspire others to use their creativity :)

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  5. Woowww...Amazing. I like it!!!! Nice Blog Honey, i follow you ;O)))) I hope you follow me back ;))) big kisses from germany ;**

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