Miscellany

Lunch Box Notes

By  Lisa Dorsey 

sizes: box, 3"x3"x1-1/2"; notes, 2-1/2"x2-1/2"

  • Lunch Box Notes
  • Lunch Box Notes

Materials

  • Paper mâché box, 3”x3”x1-1/2”
  • Cardstock: yellow, red, light blue
  • Papers: Lily Bee Designs Memorandum Collection Office Blue; October Afternoon Schoolhouse Collection No. 2 Pencil; Simple Stories 100 Days of Summer Collection Hello Sunshine, Elementary Collection Flash Cards
  • Simple Stories Elementary Collection Fundamental Cardstock Stickers
  • Creative Charms Stickers: Green Pearls, Red Gems

Tools

  • Red acrylic paint
  • Black ink pad
  • Black journaling pen
  • Provo Craft Terrifically Tacky Double-Sided Tape

Basic Supplies

  • paper trimmer, scissors, ruler, pencil, paintbrush
  • 1. Paint all surfaces of box and lid red; let dry completely.
  • 2. Make six 2-1/2"x2-1/2" top-fold cards from cardstock. Use black pen to draw borders around fronts of a few cards. Ink card edges black.
  • 3. Using photo as guide, embellish cards with papers and stickers.
  • 4. Cut paper pieces to cover box as shown. Ink paper edges black; adhere to surfaces.
  • 5. Adhere owl sticker to lid. Hand-cut one pencil from paper; adhere to lid.