Castle Tower

Castle Tower Box

What You'll Need:

White Craft Box
Green Cardstock
Light Green Cardstock
Unfinished Wood Dolls
Castle Themed Garden Stickers
Green Ribbon
White Acrylic Paint
Black Acrylic Paint
Red Acrylic Paint
Pink Acrylic Paint
Light Green Acrylic Paint
Light Blue Acrylic Paint
Sponge Dauber
Paint Brush
Self-Stick Rhinestones
Small Google Eyes
Felt Scraps
Tulle Scraps
Glue Dots®
Fine Glitter
Glue Stick

Courtesy of Darice®
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 1 hour

How to Make a Castle Tower


Every king and princess need a castle so why not make them their kingdom! This DIY Castle Tower is a creative craft for any kid that loves fairy tales. Make this Castle Tower and allow the fairy tale to end happily ever after, at last!

  • 1 Mix together paint

    Loosely mix together a drop of black and 2 drops of white paint. Using the sponge dauber, create a cobblestone pattern for the floor on the lid of your box.

  • 2 Paint characters

    Refer to the photo for where to paint the knight, king and princess.

  • 3 Cut & adhere paper

    Cut 2 light green pieces of paper 3" x 9" and 2 pieces of green paper 1 1/4" x 9". Adhere the green paper to the top edge of the light green paper for each.

  • 4 Cut rectangles

    Cut approximately 1" wide by 1/2" tall rectangles out of the top edge of the green paper, spacing them evenly.

  • 5 Fold & adhere paper

    Fold each layered paper piece in half and adhere to the sides of the box.

  • 6 Cut & adhere ribbon

    Cut a 4" piece of ribbon, fold in half and adhere to the inside of the box lid to create a tag to open the box.

  • 7 Decorate Characters

    Referring to your photo, decorate your characters.

    KNIGHT: Add google eyes, paint emblem on front, add the glitter while the paint is still wet.

    KING:  Add google eyes, cut out a 1 3/4" x 2 1/2" robe from felt scraps, cut out a 3" x 1/2" crown using a zig-zag cut and add a rhinestone.

    Add google eyes, cut out a cone hat from felt scraps, attach a piece of tulle and add rhinestones.

  • 8 Embellish box

    Embellish sides of the box with stickers.