Connect with us

Teenzone

DIY: Making a box into a basket

MeZone

DIY: Making a box into a basket

DIY: Making a box into a basket

Keeping a tidy household requires storage space and storage solutions. Unfortunately, most storage solutions for everyday items can cost a pretty penny. If you are looking for a cute but affordable storage solution then see below for our step-by-step instructions.

Box to Basket

What you will need:

  • An ordinary cardboard box
  • 4 ply jute
  • A hot glue gun
  • Glue sticks
  • A pair of scissors
  • Inexpensive muslin fabric

Step 1

Cut off the flaps of the cardboard box using a pair of scissors.

 

Box to Basket 1 Box to Basket 2

Step 2

Use hot glue, from your glue gun, on the outside of the box to paste the jute to the cardboard.

Box to Basket 3

Step 3

Continue wrapping the box to the rim, with jute with the aid of your hot glue gun.

Step 4

Finish the jute off nicely when you reach the rim of the box.

Box to Basket 4

 

Step 5

For this step you will need to make use of your sewing skills. Use them to fashion a liner for the inside of the box, using inexpensive muslin fabric. Naturally, it might be worth your while investing in a more expensive fabric with a beautiful pattern. 

Box to Basket 5

 

Source: Elizabethjoandesigns.com

 

 

Continue Reading
Advertisement

My name is Kriszti Bottyan (23) and I am the Editor of Teenzone Magazine. This means that all content goes through me before it reaches you. I graduated from the University of Pretoria in 2015 and I am currently completing my post-grad in Applied Languages. I am admittedly addicted to E! but I am also into the more serious content about society and about topics concerning YOUR future. Ultimately, you are my number one priority. We have migrated to a digital platform that is more suitable to you, our readers. We are continuously grateful for your support and in return promise to deliver. We will not disappoint!

Comments

More in MeZone

To Top