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Shoe box - So Beautiful Paper Bag | DIY & Crafts- I have to find my empty shoe boxes and any box with a lid!!!!

Shoe box - So Beautiful Paper Bag | DIY & Crafts- I have to find my empty shoe boxes and any box with a lid!!!!

Up cycling is just a new world buzz word for recycling items. The box in image was just a plain box, lined with old sheet music, rescued lace and broken jewellery. Great idea for the bits and pieces for the moments of value in your life......

Boxes covered with old book pages

Oatmeal boxes covered with book pages or with newspaper from the day your child was born, a special event occurred, or a historical moment. (I've always saved oatmeal boxes since I first made one into a drum to hang around my neck when I was 5 years old.)

Tutorial: Altered Altoid Tin. How to cut scrapbook paper to fit on the Altoid tin. junk:

Tutorial: Altered Altoid Tin. How to cut scrapbook paper to fit on the Altoid tin. junk:

A Pringles can transformed into a decorative vintage container ~ no instructions... just visual inspiration / I suppose it could even hold Pringles???

Pringle Can Transformation! Much more than I could accomplish but certainly inspires ideas for using the cans.

Pringle Can Transformation! Much more than I could accomplish but certainly inspires ideas for using the cans.

I tried this technique of burning the paint off a tin before painting. Bad idea. My tin was warped and discolored, and I never got all the paint burnt off. I will say, I never did try it with an actual Altoids tin -- I used Fisherman's Friend tins.

Keepsake Box (another pinner said a cigar box, but this definitely would not work as a humidor).

Steampunk Time Keepsake Box

Keepsake Box (another pinner said a cigar box, but this definitely would not work as a humidor).

The Creative Pointe: Part Two: LWD Design Team Showcase: Altered Altoid Tins & Distress Markers on Vellum

The Creative Pointe: Part Two: LWD Design Team Showcase: Altered Altoid Tins & Distress Markers on Vellum

For anyone who likes creating things with paper, this is one of the best measurement shortcuts I’ve ever seen. I learned it in a bookbinding workshop led by Cherryl Moote. If you need to divide a rectangular sheet of paper into equal pieces...follow these steps

For anyone who likes creating things with paper, this is one of the best measurement shortcuts I’ve ever seen. I learned it in a bookbinding workshop led by Cherryl Moote. If you need to divide a rectangular sheet of paper into equal pieces...follow these steps