Perfect Napkin Holder

Materials

  • Recycled box
  • Recycled red/white plastic tablecloth
  • Buttons: 3" red, 1" red
  • Red/white print ribbon, 10" length

Tools

  • Craft glue

Basic Supplies

craft knife or box cutter, scissors, ruler, tape

Directions

STEP 1

  • Adults, help kids when cutting box.

STEP 2

  • Tape box sides closed. Measure 2" from top of box; draw line around box. Use craft knife or box cutter to cut around box on two short sides and one long side. (Leave one long side intact for hinge.)

STEP 3

  • Use craft knife to carefully score along uncut side of box. (To aid in hinge.)

STEP 4

  • Measure and cut plastic tablecloth same-size as sides of box. Glue tablecloth sections on box.

STEP 5

  • Glue small button on back of large button. Let dry.

STEP 6

  • Use craft knife to cut hole in front of box (for small button). Spot glue button inside hole with small button on inside of box. Let dry.

STEP 7

  • Use craft knife to cut hole in center top of box. Measure and cut 10" ribbon length. Thread ribbon end through hole; knot on inside.

STEP 8

  • To close box, wrap other ribbon end around button.
by Amy Cobb
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