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"Over the years I have made several of these. Speaking from personal experience, I can tell you that these boxes -when used in the pictured position- are not strong enough on their own to hold very many books or magazines for very long. Eventually they will sag and become an eyesore. Preventing the eyesore from happening is simple - turn the boxes on their side once they are completed, and Voila! They are an EXCELLENT way to wrangle in all that clutter and chaos we often find throughout our home and office. There is also another way to make them strong and that is to REINFORCE THEM. Personally, I like to do this when I need to use the boxes for flimsier items like loose papers that have a tendency to curl on their edges if stored on their sides or when not packed tightly. Reinforcing the boxes means you can put a lot more weight into them even while they are laying flat like they are in the picture. I reinforce my boxes with a very thin wood that can be purchased at almost any hardware store - it is called Louon (my spelling is probably off but it is pronounced LEW-ON). It is very cost-effective and extremely easy to work with. Add to this that it is VERY VERSATILE and you have a great solution to making even very flimsy projects much more stable. I hope this helps! BTW USPS boxes are legal to use BUT ONLY if you PURCHASED them OR they are USED. IF you are thinking about using new boxes that were FREE from the USPS Priority Mail Services - then you would be breaking the law. New FREE Boxes MUST be used only for Mail. Boxes that are Purchased or Used should be OK."

Baby Caddy with Flowers

Keep baby needs close at hand with a cute, blooming caddy. This easy painting projects makes a wonderful baby shower gift.

Baby Caddy with Flowers

Materials:

DecoArt Products Required
Laurie Speltz's Instant Images

  • IIP01 - Floral Pocket Template
  • IIT07 - 1/4 in. Duo Tool

Americana Acrylics

  • DAO1 - Snow (Titanium) White
  • DAO8 - Yellow Ochre
  • DA131 - Hauser Light Green
  • DA215 - Peony Pink
  • DA253 - Pistachio Mint
  • DA272 - Purple Cow
  • DA277 - Spa Blue

Supplies

  • Sealer/varnish of your choice
  • 1" flat brush
  • Pre-painted flower cut-out
  • 1 1/4" self-adhesive pastel letters
  • Water container
  • Palette or plastic plate
  • Paper towels
  • Ultra fine permanent black marker
  • Low-temp hot glue gun and glue sticks or other adhesive
  • Remote control caddy

Instructions:

  1. Use flat brush to paint sides Spa Blue; front and back, Pistachio Mint; and center section 1:1 mix of Snow White and Purple Cow.
     
  2. Position vine template (c) on front. Use Duo Tool and Hauser Light Green to stencil vine on left side of front. Flip template and repeat on right side of front.
     
  3. Position flower of your choice in vine center. Use Duo Tool to stencil with Purple Cow/Snow White mix. Repeat flowers on each side with Peony Pink and Yellow Ochre.
     
  4. Repeat vines and flowers on back side. Outline all with permanent marker.
     
  5. Position and adhere flower to center divider.
     
  6. Position and adhere letters.
     
  7. Use stylus and Spa Blue to dot letters and flower centers.
     
  8. Use brush handle end and Pistachio Mint to dot sides.
     
  9. Varnish, allowing to dry between coats.


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Allow to dry between steps.

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