Napkin-Covered Boxes

Follow the directions below to complete this DIY cloth napkin project from HGTV Magazine .
Napkin-Covered Boxes

Napkin-Covered Boxes

Napkins: Medallion Block Print 20" x 20" napkins in blue, and Floral Block Print 20" x 20" napkins in orange and teal, $10 for each set of 4, all worldmarket.com; Boxes: Stockholm 8 1/4"W x 8 1/4"D x 5"H photo storage boxes, $10 each, containerstore.com

Photo by: Philip Friedman/Studio D

Philip Friedman/Studio D

Materials Needed

  • cloth napkins
  • photo storage boxes
  • repositionable adhesive spray
  • crafts glue
  • scissors

Step 1

Remove the lid and set it aside, then remove the metal label holder and discard it.

Step 2

Place a napkin facedown. Spray the outside of the box, including its bottom, with repositionable adhesive, then center the bottom on the napkin.

Step 3

Fold the napkin up over the box’s sides. At the corners, tuck the fabric under itself to create crisp seams. Tack down the seams with crafts glue.

Step 4

Trim excess fabric, leaving about an inch to fold over the box’s top. Glue the fabric inside the box.

Step 5

Repeat for the lid.

crafting by Madeline Jacobs

Keep Reading

Next Up

Clay Inlay Boxes

Anne Igou shares her technique for making this keepsake box made from clay and stamping.

Block Print Box Purse

Vani Sodhi Gundara's block-print purse designs are inspired by her Indian culture.

How-to: Hanging Jewelry Storage

The DIY experts at HGTV Magazine recreated this flea market find. Here’s how you can, too.

Upcycle an Old Cutlery Box Into a New Jewelry Box

Vintage cutlery boxes are a frequent fixture at estate and yard sales — usually in pretty worn condition. With just a little elbow grease, you can refinish and re-line them for a massive upcycled jewelry box.

How-to: Wallpaper-Wrapped Waste Can

Follow the directions below to complete this DIY wallpaper craft from HGTV Magazine .

Decoupage Photo and Quote Cans

Give empty cans new purpose by covering them with colorful images and favorite sayings.

Transform a Wine Crate Into a Decorative Storage Box

Transform a used wine crate into a vintage-looking storage box with handles for easy transporting.

Build a Movable Storage Seat

Mobilize your storage options with this simple project.

Build an Under-Bed Storage Box

This box is built with wheels so it can easily slide underneath the bed.

Make a Herringbone Wood Toy Box Storage Ottoman

Add designer flair to a basic wooden toy box with strips of wood, tacks and an upholstered plywood top.

Shop This Look

Found a living space you love in HGTV's Photo Library? Get the look in your own home with products from Wayfair.

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss HGTV in your favorite social media feeds.