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Friday, January 6, 2012

Super Restless Minds- magazine box with wooden fruit / vegetables box

This is a Super restless idea from Celena, convert a wooden fruit / vegetables box into a magazine box, all we need is the box, paint and varnish, some materials to reuse along with lots of imagination (from here)

What we need:

  • wooden box, similar to those used in grocery,
  • acrylic paint, any color you want,
  • brushes,
  • varnish,
  • sandpaper,
  • old newspapers, to cover the floor,
  • old rag, to clean your hands and the brushes,
  • water, to clean the brushes,
  • plastic caps, from water bottles or yogurt, you will need about 6, depending on the box size,
  • fabric, to cover the plastic caps, you can simply paint them,
  • nails or super glue,
  • felt.
How to:
  1. Sand the box, to avoid injuries;
  2. Remove all the wood dust from the box, otherwise the paint will not fix to the wood;
  3. Paint all the box with a base color, Celena used black;
  4. Paint some details, Celena painted some flowers;
  5. Leave it to dry for 3 or 4 hours;
  6. Varnish;
  7. Paint the plastic caps, Celena used fabric;
  8. Count how many boards your box has on the base and use 1 cap for each board/side, Like in picture;
  9. Nail or super glue the cap on the wood board;
  10. Use 1 circle of felt on each cap to prevent scratching your floor.
Thank you Celena!

Et voil√°!
Another Super Restless Mind idea to the weekend


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