January 24, 2013 - 01:00 — JulieDiekmann

Are you dreaming of a greener and cleaner winter?  If so, I have the perfect recyclable (green) craft that you and your family can make together for all those little treasures that are lying around.  I hope that you enjoy making the Green Clean Treasure Box. 

 

recycle craft box

Supplies:
Images from newspapers, magazines, photos, cartoons, etc.
Scissors
Liquid Glue
Water
Small Bowl
Paint Brush
Empty cardboard box such as a shoe box
Paint (Optional)

Steps:
• Paint the box (optional).  Allow the box to dry.
• Cut out the pictures and images that you would like to glue on the box.
• Glue the pictures on the box.
• Pour some glue into a bowl, add water, and stir.  Use equal amounts of glue and water.
• Paint with the glue and water mixture over the pictures to seal the pictures on the boxes.
• Allow the box to dry.
• Put all those little treasures in your treasure box to have a cleaner, greener winter.

I enjoyed making a treasure box with my husband.  He collects comics and I wanted a place to keep all of his badges and pins.   Please share with us how you made your treasure box.

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