Thursday , 15 February 2018

Upcycled Summer Memories Container

You’ll need:


  • Glue Dots© (Craft, Mini, Pop Up)
  • plastic ice cream container
  • gesso
  • eco-friendly acrylic paint (EcoGreen Crafts “Sand”)
  • paint brush
  • black cardstock (Recollections)
  • Simple Stories 100 Days of Summer Kit
  • black ribbon


Step 1: Clean and dry an empty plastic ice cream container.

Step 2: Apply 2 coats of gesso to cover the container’s design. Let dry in between coats. Apply 2-3 coats of eco-friendly acrylic paint. Let dry.

Step 3:Make a cover for the lid from a sheet of the Simple Stories cardstock. Attach to lid using Craft Glue Dots©.

Step 4:Cut out the “summer” banner element from the Simple Stories kit. Mat each letter banner with black cardstock and adhere together using Craft Glue Dots©. Attach black ribbon to the banner with Mini Glue Dots©.

Step 5:Decorate the container with cardstock and stickers from the kit. Use Pop Up Glue Dots© to add the banner.

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