Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Easy Craft Project Mini Wooden Carrying Box

When I was at Hobby Lobby the other day (as many other days) I saw this really cute mini wooden tool carrying thing and I knew I had to have a couple of them:

Then I took some spray paint and got to work on both:

After a couple of more coats and when dry I took this:
And wrote on them:
I think they turned out really cute :) Notice I put my new rooster next to them as a model. Sergio just got me this one for my rooster collection. I love the size of these little wooden thingies and how versatile they can be. This can be a fun project to do with the kids by using acrylic paints instead of spray paint. You can use these with little terra cotta pots and store crayons, brushes, anything your little heart can think of. And imagine the color possibilities. They were only about 3.99 each and Hob Lob has some 40% off coupons you can use.
I hung mine on the side of my kitchen cabinets with some of that command picture hangers so that they can be removed cleanly without harming the cabinets. Here they are:
I think I'll get some more to give as gifts :) My mind is racing with ideas.

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3 comments:

  1. Very cute!! You're right...the possiblities are endless. I'm going to have to remember this one. Thanks for the idea!

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  2. This is super cute! I like the idea of putting the terra cotta pots in them and storing crayons! What a great idea! Then I could actually stand to leave the crayons on the kitchen table...

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