"Tapes, pins, needles, braid - everything toto bring the gentleman crazy. Lace, pins of lipstick - everything that the lyubeznice needs. " Surely everyone remembers this song from the popular movie. And where does the fair sex store all these accessories? Of course, in the box. These mini-chests for jewelry have always been and will be popular among women. By the way, in them it is possible to add not only rings, earrings, bracelets and brooches. Caskets are used for storing buttons, yarn, beads, rhinestones. In general, all that is so necessary for a woman, fond of needlework. And if you are a creative person, then you just can not do without such a useful subject. Needlewoman. This word means only one thing - an amateur doing something with her own hands. Beads for yourself, a doll for a child, warm socks for a husband, flowers for decorating a house. So why not make a box yourself? Especially since many forces, means and some special gift for this you will not need. The accessory, which will be discussed in this article, is suitable for storing and decorating, and various necessary trifles. So how to make a casket with your own hands? Let's consider this issue in full detail.
What is needed?
- Sticks for manicure
- Acrylic white paint
- PVA glue
- Box of dense cardboard
- Paint brushes
- Paper napkin with any picture
- And of course, a little patience
We take a cardboard box with a lid. The size can be chosen either - it depends on how you will serve the finished product. If you are thinking about how to make a jewelry box for yourself, you can stop on the iron box, for example. But if you are going to store yarn and other accessories for knitting in it - choose a larger piece. So, the choice of the box is made. Now, with the help of sandpaper, we process our blank from cardboard from all sides. Both inside and outside. You need to use two kinds of "skins", first a large one, and then a small one. To the surface was perfectly even. Next, apply a small amount of glue on a separate piece of cardboard, take a half or a third of the eggshell, apply, and press the stick so that it breaks up into even smaller pieces. The same wand, only the sharp end, we distribute the shell, forming an ornament around the perimeter of the box. You can lay out a solid pattern, or you can make "islands" from the shell. There is where to develop fantasies! When the picture is ready, it needs to be fixed with glue. To do this, we process the entire surface of the box. Now we wait, when the mosaic of the shells will dry up. Next, we take white paint, best acrylic, as it will hide the natural coloring of the shell well, and completely color our future casket. Again waiting for the drying. And here it is, the most important and difficult moment - gluing a napkin from paper. Typically, paper napkins are made up of three layers, so you need to separate them. The choice of napkins is huge, so you can easily select the right color and pattern. Again, cover the entire surface of the box with glue, take a piece of napkin and overlay the selected area. And now the most difficult thing. You need as soon as possible to smear a napkin with PVA using a small brush. This is necessary in order to prevent drawing of paper and release air from under it. Repeat the procedure until the entire surface is covered with a tissue. That's it! The original accessory from the cardboard box is ready. Now it's time to fill it with lovely trinkets. And maybe this casket is destined to store in itself many secrets, which the skillful hands of the master will unravel? The bead to the bead, the thread behind the thread - and the real works of art are born! We advise you to read: