Friday, October 2, 2009

Boxes Boxes Boxes

Okay, so I suffer from a severe case of Craft A.D.D.

My new obsession is making little origami boxes out of any piece of paper I can lay my grubby little hands on. They are just so darn cute! I have a stash of scrapbooking paper under the bed in my craft room.

(I really wanted to get into scrapbooking, but there is just so much stuff you “have to have”. I went to a scrapbooking night a while ago, and boy, I was like the poor, unpopular, awkward girl with the weird lunch trying to sit at the cheerleaders table. These ladies were rolling suitcases filled with thousands of dollars worth of cutters, printers, cricuts, papers, stickers, inks, etc. Definitely out of my league!)


I made these cute boxes instead

Love owls, they are everywhere right now.

Woodland animals are also very popular at the moment

And who doesn't love pink cupcakes?!

I found some comic books at the Goodwill the other day.


We went to dinner with my husbands company, and I snatched a stack of colorful takeout menus from the restaurant on the way out.

My library sells its’ old books for 10 cents a piece or 15 books for a dollar! So, I have a nice stack of children’s books from the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s. I can’t bear to destroy them..........yet.........

If you are interested in making boxes like these, here is a link to a super awesome tutorial by Mary on Etsy. Well, time to get motivated to list some more stuff on eBay, have a great weekend!


  1. how adorable! They look like fun. I love the woodland animals :)

  2. What a great idea for colourful menus and recycling books/magazines & junk mail.