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

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