Shabby Chic Wedding Card Box

Shabby Chic Wedding Card Box

What You'll Need:

Paper mache box set card holder
Glossy Wood Tone
David Tutera™ Tags
David Tutera™ Lace
David Tutera™ Butterfly Embellishments
Letter Stickers
Beaded Wire
David Tutera™ Burlap Ribbon
Hot Glue

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. 
  • 1 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.

  • 2 Mist the glossy wood tone

    Mist the glossy wood tone over the base coat and let dry.

  • 3 Glue boxes

    Glue the boxes together using a hot glue gun.

  • 4 Trim with burlap

    Trim the top of the boxes with burlap.

  • 5 Wrap with beaded wire

    Wrap the beaded wire twice around each burlap strip.

  • 6 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.

  • 7 Wrap bottom box

    Wrap the bottom box with lace overlapping. Secure with glue on the backside.

  • 8 Peel and stick

    Peel and stick the letters onto tags to spell out “CARDS.”

  • 9 Arrange & glue

    Arrange and glue the tags onto the middle box beneath the burlap.

  • 10 Add embellishments

    Embellish all of the boxes with butterflies.