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Heart box

| Paper Craft > Other Paper Crafts

By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Expert

Want to gift a nice trinket to your special one this Valentine’s day? What best is than to make a special box which says I care. Here is a best out of waste project for you which uses newspaper tubes and quilling to make a gorgeous gift box!

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Heart box - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take the mount board and cut out a heart shape measuring 4 ½” x 5” size.
Cut two such heart shapes which will comprise of the base and the lid, respectively.

STEP 2:-

Heart box - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Now to make the walls of the box, take newspaper sheets, using the barbeque stick roll the paper to make tubes (sticks / cigar shapes).
Cut the paper tubes in 1.5 inches in length.

STEP 3:-

Heart box - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Stick the paper tubes on the base of the heart with Fevicol MR, to make a complete border.
Leave to dry.

STEP 4:-

Heart box - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Now for the lid of the box. Cut and shape the mount board such as to make the border for the lid.
Stick it using Fevicol MR.
Now that the base and lid are ready, paint them with White 27 as the base coat. Leave to dry.
Follow by painting the same with a shade of light pink using Crimson 04 with a tinge of White 27. Let it dry.

STEP 5:-

Heart box - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Take the quilling strips and make quilled roses out of them.
Make about 17 to 18 such roses.

STEP 6:-

Heart box - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Stick these roses on the border of the lid with Fevicol MR.

STEP 7:-

Heart box - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

Stick the half cut pearls on the borders of both the base and the lid with Fabric Glue.
Leave the box to dry completely before using.

STEP 8:-

Heart box - Step 8 | Hobbyideas

Write a message for your loved one “MY LOVE” using 3 D Outliner Non Sticky Glitter Silver 402
Let it dry.
Isn’t it lovely? Surely you want to create something as lovely as this for your love, so get going!

you will need

Fevicryl Acrylic Colours 04, Pink 18, White 27, Fevicryl 3 D Outliner Glitter Silver 402, Fevicryl Fabric Glue, Fine Art Brushes, Recycled News Papers, Palette, Water Container, Barbeque Stick, Mount Board, Quilling Strips (Pink & Red Coloured), Quilling Tool, Pencil, Ruler.