Vintage Cigar Box Shelf

By  Rebekah Meier 

  • Vintage Cigar Box Shelf


  • Vintage cigar boxes, three
  • Classic K Margo Double-Sided Paper Pad (K&Company)
  • Paper Scrapbook Flowers, three (Prima Marketing)
  • Coordinating brads, three
  • Assorted brown/green stripe ribbons, 1/2 yd., three
  • Wooden dowel, 1/4”
  • Glass vases (available at Michaels), 4” tall, three


  • Lt. yellow acrylic paint
  • Flower punch
  • Zip Dry Paper Glue
  • Hot glue gun
  • 1. Cut decorative papers to fit inside and outside of cigar boxes. Completely cover boxes with assorted papers.
  • 2. Punch three flowers from papers.
  • 3. Use brads to attach each punched flower to a scrapbook flower.
  • 4. For stems, cut three 6" lengths from dowel. Paint stems. Let dry.
  • 5. Hot glue flowers to stems. Insert each stem into separate vases.
  • 6. Tie ribbon bows around vases. Place one vase into each shelf section.
  • More
  • 1. Instead of vases, display other collectibles or keepsakes in shelf.