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Magazine Holder

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Learn how to decoupage and make cardboard magazine holders with this cardboard box craft. Decoupage and paint a cereal box to turn it into a decorative storage craft.

Magazine Holder

Materials:

  • Old cereal box
  • Mod Podge
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Scraps of Paper
  • Paint
  • Sponge

Instructions:

  1. Cut a 45 degree angle from cereal box (make sure you use a ruler and marker).
     
  2. Decoupage the box and put scraps of paper on the box.
     
  3. Paint with any color, sponge method or any method you want.
     
  4. Decoupage again for the glaze finish.

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Jan 28, 2013

I love this recycling idea for my teenage girls! I'm an organization nut but they like chaos, so when you recycle a box that costs nothing and decorate it with other assorted "remnants and Junk" to make it creatively personal. It's creative and expressive, and I get the mess cleaned up! FABULOUS!

 

Jan 22, 2013

this is very helpful idea for me now I can have all my magazines in order and easy and cute way to store or display. thank you

 

11 Ratings

Aug 18, 2012

so easy and didn't think to do this, and I always threw away boxes and needed a magazine holder. cute. will be ultimate project

 

Jun 6, 2012

omg. I am so doing this. I have so many craft magazines. I never get rid of them and this is great. Thanks

 

Jan 3, 2012

For jorgy4: I have been making these for years because I had so many "keeper" magazines that did not fit store bought holders. Any upright box will work depending on what you need to store. Ritz and Cheez-it boxes are perfect for keeping those small pamphlet size knit and crochet pattern booklets and the free pattern leaflets from the craft store. I crumple up old brown bags, tear into irregular pieces and Mod-Podge them to the box - inside and out. When completely dry, I sponge paint with acrylic craft paints using 3 or 4 shades of the same color. My favorite colors are red and green, but have also done some that looked like tortoise shell with black brown and gold paints. They will look alot like leather. When completely dry, brush with a final coat of Modge-Pod to seal. This produces a very stiff and sturdy storage box, better than any magazine storage file you can buy, PLUS the bottom won't fall out!

 

Sep 7, 2011

@dolphinmom537 8605418, Mod Podge is a water-based all-in-one glue, sealer, and finish. It comes in a variety of different specialty finishes in addition to classic matte and glossy. Our sister site www.cutratecrafts.com sells it; here is the link: http://www.cutratecrafts.com/search.php?task=run_search&search_term=mod+podge You can also pick it up at your local craft store such as Michael's and Hobby Lobby. --Editor of FaveCrafts

 

Sep 6, 2011

What is Mod Podge and where do you buy it?

 

Aug 22, 2011

I like to make this magazine holders, but I do not have any of the cereal boxes. Is there a template available?

 

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