Postage Stamp Découpage Keepsake Box

Postage Stamp Découpage Keepsake Box DIY Tutorial - createwithclaudia - #découpage #diy

A while ago I made greeting cards using old postage stamps. I don’t usually use stamps in my crafts, but I enjoyed that project so much, that it inspired me to do some other things with them. One of those projects was this box. It is a balsa wood box that was originally filled with tea. With it’s fun sliding top and useful design, I kept it. I’m glad I did, because it was perfect for this postage stamp découpage box tutorial.

Stamps are ideal for crafting. They come in every color and design imaginable, and their small size makes them excellent for projects that have limited space. Their shape was the perfect match for this rectangular box.

Postage Stamp Découpage Keepsake Box DIY Tutorial - createwithclaudia - #découpage #diy

To make a découpage box, you only need a few supplies and a bit of time to allow the project to dry.

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Recycled Postage Stamp Greeting Card Tutorial

Recycled Postage Stamp Greeting Card DIY Tutorial

When I was a kid, I collected stamps. I was fascinated by all of the beautiful colors and pictures on them. I would spend hours admiring the artwork. Unfortunately, I gave up the hobby about as quickly as I had started it, and never gave it another thought.

A couple of years ago I came across a place selling bags filled with hundreds of stamps for a few dollars. So, on a whim, I bought some. I thought I would use them for crafts, but I set them aside and forgot about them.

Recently, in addition to my fabric projects, I’ve been focusing on creating projects with items that I already have on hand. Not only does it save money, it’s a great way to recycle.

As a result, I dug out those stamps and made these fun and unique greeting cards.

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