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Recycled Boxes

A while ago my daughter wanted to make a bunch of tissue paper flowers for someone and while I was making them for her helping her with this I saw a couple of small gift boxes I brought back from a wedding previously. Never one to throw things away and given that they held somewhat difficult memories for me at the time I decided to give them a recycling makeover, jazzing them up a little with two different designs which I intend to give away or sell with a matching gift to go inside.

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As you can see they were fairly successful and I’m pleased with the overall result. It is amazing, I think, how simple it is to take something so plain and turn it into something so pretty for a new lease of life and purpose. Sometimes the simplest steps can make the biggest changes 🙂

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