HELP! I have 12 hours to make a card box for my friend's wedding!!

posted 2 years ago in DIY
Post # 2
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Gwendolyn88:  I would rather spend my time driving to a store that had pretty hatbox style boxes that won’t need covering. You ony have to cut slits and glue them together.

If you stick with the idea of covering a box you coud do something like this. Keep it simple and it will be beautiful.

 

 

 

 

Post # 3
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Blushing bee

Do you have a Hobby Lobby nearby? Maybe go buy a birdcage there, buy some Krylon spraypaint in one of her colors, spray it down in a well ventilated area or set a fan up next to it. Good luck!

Post # 5
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2015 - Walnut Hill Bed & Breakfast

Options… 

1. Go to Michaels (or similar) and get a wooden box. http://www.michaels.com/artminds-medium-wood-trunk/10383531.html#start=3 Paint or stain it. Decorate it with ribbon.

2. Get a photo box. Lots of places should have these, maybe even Walgreens? http://www.michaels.com/recollections-photo-box/10023305.html Decorate it with ribbon. Or find one with a nice pattern. http://www.michaels.com/recollections-signature-mini-photo-box/M10325405.html?dwvar_M10325405_color=Gray 

3. Look for nice gift boxes.

4. Buy a pre-made card box in the wedding section of walmart/michaels.

5. Don’t use a box. Try a vase. Or a fishbowl. Vintage suitcase. birdcage. Mail box. Basket. Wood Crate. 

Post # 7
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

Gwendolyn88:  Curious, how did this turn out? Pics please!

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