DIY Ball Pull Boxes
So many times in my life I have to deal with gift packaging problems especially when the present is small and it too hard to find a box that would be cute and for a decent price. No I am not cheap on presents but buying a cardboard that is usually not pretty at all is a waste. I found this cute DIY for a wooden boxes which will be great for a gift box as well as for your own jewelry boxes or as a storage for other small things. And those look much better than the boxes from the store.
Here is what you will need:
- Small Wooden Boxes
- 40mm Wooden Beads
- Sugru Create and Craft Kit
- Spray Paint
Prepare your workspace and set up some good music or your favorite movie.
Sand down the corners on the lid of your box. This gives them a more cohesive look with the sphere balancing on top.
Open up the packet of Sugru, break a little of and plug the hole on one side of the bead. Smooth it over with your finger.
If you’re spraying the whole box the same color cover the other hole with a pea sized piece of Sugru and press down onto the box. Leave this overnight to set in place.
Spray several light layers of paint onto the box waiting for each coat to dry before the next. Use a fine sandpaper to keep the paint even between coats.
If you want the ball to be a different color than the box spray these both separately before using the Sugru to adhere them together. Once dry, spray a pool of paint onto a scrap piece of paper (keeping the surrounding area protected) and use a toothpick to paint onto the exposed area.
Voila! Aren’t they cute? I was very inspired by this tutorial. It is very easy to do and the result is amazing. I made a few of them and I got one for my mother and my grandmother, one for my sister and one for myself. And we all are enjoying those boxes so much! Thanks!