Saturday, October 8, 2011

Ring Box

While browsing on Pinterest (again) I saw a pin for a DIY ring box made from an old sweater and a cigar box. The DIY project was from Cutoutandkeep.com, a cute DIY craft website. The original can be found here: http://www.cutoutandkeep.net/projects/ring_storage.

Naturally, I had to attempt this! So here's my step-by-step :)

You'll need:
An old sweater
Cigar Box
Scissors
Fabric Glue


Step 1: Cut the sweater along the seams to get two halves. You'll be using most, if not all of the sweater.


Step 2: Measure the length of your cigar box and cut a strip of the sweater to that length. Mine worked so that I could get two strips out of each side of the sweater for a total of four pieces.


Step 3: Apply fabric glue to one end of the fabric strip and fold over. My folds were abuot 3/4" wide.


Step 4: Continue to fold the sweater like an accordion, applying glue to the underneath side of the folds.



 Step 5: Continue this process until you have enough to tightly fit into the entire box.





I'm still struggling with deciding whether or not to leave the box as-is, or decorate it. Thoughts?




3 comments:

  1. I vote decorate. Remember, more is more.

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  2. Ah!! I haven't seen this version before!! Great idea to use a sweater!! I used batting and fabric!! I say add some bling!!

    I'd love for you to come link this up to Show & Share!!
    http://vintaggwen.blogspot.com

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  3. That is so SMART! I love it good job. Thank you so much sharing and for linking up to our party Show and Share this week! Come on back this Wednesday to link up your current projects.

    A mommy's life...with a touch of YELLOW
    tyandwhitneyulrich.blogspot.com

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