Tiny star ornaments wrapped in DIY window boxes.
I made the window boxes using clear acetate.
Challenge: wrap these fragile ornaments for Christmas delivery:
(To see how to make the ornaments click here.)
I wanted a window box so you can see the ornament inside:
Solution: cut a hole in the top of a gift box and glue acetate to make window:
Easy and quick solution for the fragile ornaments.
Here's how I made the window boxes:
1. Use 6" x 6" x 4" gift box and clear acetate:
2. Lay box open so top flap is flat.
Mark 1" border around top flap:
3. Cut out square using exacto knife:
4. Cut acetate to fit opening plus 1":
(Acetate piece here measures 5" x 5")
5. Flip top flap of box to wrong side, lay small bead of hot glue and quickly place acetate in opening pressing edges into glue:
6. Use tissue and place ornament in box:
7. Add burlap strips for ribbon and matching letter tag with twine:
Ready for gift giving.
Make your own window boxes to protect those fragile gifts that are too pretty to hide.
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