Cereal Bar box transformation!

Hi everyone!

Today I wanted to share with you all a challenge I set myself to use as much of a piece of recycling as possible to make some journal ephemera.

This was a really fun challenge and I succeeded in turning this…..


into this!

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To do this I cut up the box into segments like so…

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And set about transforming the pieces into various items- I stuck with a mushroom theme throughout and I love the way all the items co-ordinate!

First I used this piece which is the back of the box folded and cut into two pieces….

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To make these journal pockets!

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The pockets can contain items like these tags….

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which I made from the top of the cereal box….

I then used the triangular shaped bit of the box which forms the opening to make this tuck spot pocket.

To make the miniature note books I used the sides of the box…

I made a large tag with an added tuck spot,  from the other long side of the cereal box….

And I used the little cardboard flaps to make these cute decorative clusters!

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I used the last two funny shaped bits of the box to make a pocket with two tuck spots!

And the last piece of the box I used to make some more cute tags!

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Why don’t you raid your recycling bag and see what you can make with the treasures inside! Let me know if you give it a go!

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