Courtesy of Darice®
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 1 Hour (Not Including Dry Time)
How to Make a Shabby Chic Wedding Card Box
Collect all the cards and well wishes from your wedding or event in one convenient – and trendy – place! Make this Shabby Chic Wedding Card Box on a budget with just some paper mache boxes, paint and embellishments.
Paint a base coat
Paint a base coat on all 3 paper mache boxes using paint in a color of your choice. Let boxes dry completely.
Mist the glossy wood tone
Mist the glossy wood tone over the base coat and let dry.
Glue the boxes together using a hot glue gun.
Trim with burlap
Trim the top of the boxes with burlap.
Wrap with beaded wire
Wrap the beaded wire twice around each burlap strip.
Wrap with lace
Cut a length of lace to wrap around the center of the top box. Tie the lace into place with a knot.
Wrap bottom box
Wrap the bottom box with lace overlapping. Secure with glue on the backside.
Peel and stick
Peel and stick the letters onto tags to spell out “CARDS.”
Arrange & glue
Arrange and glue the tags onto the middle box beneath the burlap.
Embellish all of the boxes with butterflies.