DIY Projects
Dec 3, 2014

DIY project: Pretty Christmas gift boxes

By: Mary Levitski

DIY project: Pretty Christmas gift boxes Author: Style At Home

DIY Projects
Dec 3, 2014

DIY project: Pretty Christmas gift boxes

By: Mary Levitski

Managing editor and resident crafter Catherine Therrien transforms the tacky eyesore that is the Christmas cookie tin into a charming vessel for today's gifter. Snow White spray paint is the perfect backdrop for graphic washi tape embellishments.

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Materials

  • Metal cookie tins
  • White spray paint
  • Washi tape in various colours and patterns
  • Stickers
  • Ribbons


Instructions
1
Make sure the tins are clean and free of rust. Spray-paint them according to the paint manufacturer's instructions. Let dry completely.

2 Adorn the lids or the sides of the tins with graphic holiday motifs using various combinations of washi tape.

3 Embellish your designs with stickers and ribbon.

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