AUTOPLAY
Art with a Heart Makes a Tissue Box Cover
19 steps
Here is the list of materials that you’ll need
1. Here is the list of materials that you’ll need
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Here are the dimensions for the box. Cardboard should be smooth and not too flimsy.
2. Here are the dimensions for the box. Cardboard should be smooth and not too flimsy.
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Use the t-square or ruler to draw guidelines for cutting the pieces
3. Use the t-square or ruler to draw guidelines for cutting the pieces
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For the top
4. For the top
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For the 4 sides
5. For the 4 sides
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Using painter’s tape, tape the 4 pieces together (along the longer edges) and tuck under the ends
6. Using painter’s tape, tape the 4 pieces together (along the longer edges) and tuck under the ends
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So this is what you will have
7. So this is what you will have
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Tape the last 2 edges together
8. Tape the last 2 edges together
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Here is the base- all 4 pieces taped together
9. Here is the base- all 4 pieces taped together
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Use an Xacto knife to cut out the opening where the tissue will pop up
10. Use an Xacto knife to cut out the opening where the tissue will pop up
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Now tape the top to the base and tape all around the opening, tucking tape edges inside the box
11. Now tape the top to the base and tape all around the opening, tucking tape edges inside the box
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Time to paint! Use gesso, primer or white acrylic paint to create a solid base. Cover the outside
12. Time to paint! Use gesso, primer or white acrylic paint to create a solid base. Cover the outside
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While the paint dries, prepare your tissue paper pieces
13. While the paint dries, prepare your tissue paper pieces
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Choose any design, theme or color scheme that appeals to you
14. Choose any design, theme or color scheme that appeals to you
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Use mod podge or diluted white glue to attach the tissue pieces to the box
15. Use mod podge or diluted white glue to attach the tissue pieces to the box
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Cover the box and be generous with the mod podge so you’ll add some firmness to the form
16. Cover the box and be generous with the mod podge so you’ll add some firmness to the form
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Once it’s dry to the touch, slip in the tissue box
17. Once it’s dry to the touch, slip in the tissue box
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And there you go!
18. And there you go!
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Beautiful 💛
19. Beautiful 💛
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