Apr 04 2011

Craft Box Upcycle

Craft Box Upcycle, Before

I got these drawers from WH Smith last week (it was 60 percent off, yay!) for storing my ever-growing collection of craft materials. But it was a tad too ‘sweet’ for our room (you’ll see why in the picture later), so I decided to give it a little DIY love.

Craft Box 1

 

Ta-da! I pasted black-and-white stripy fabric on the edges, painted the faces of the drawers with black acrylic paint and gloss medium, and replaced the ribbon handles with embroidered ribbons.

Craft Box 2

See? This is why I had to change the look of the drawers; the original design was too sweet for these Mexican wrestlers and AT-AT!

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