Not so long ago it returned to fashion and became actualdo everything yourself, here, for example, we now consider such a wonderful thing as a "box for storage, things and trifles." But let's first dip a bit into history: even our ancestors used different laras, chests and bambo-weers. These "boxes" were made from oak, birch bark or from a vine, then covered with varnish, decorated with various metals and precious stones. In such boxes, absolutely everything was stored, from jewelry, clothes, finishing with flour and how strange the grain is. In olden times, ladies and girls hid in the secret day love letters, dowries or even saved themselves for funerals. How to make a beautiful box with your own hands? It is necessary to take for the basis of such a wonderful thing the usual medium-sized shoebox. And for yourself to decide what you want, decide what background you want, the basis is important for the future masterpiece. To tighten the box with a cloth is an easy way, this is to measure each side of the box, cut out pieces and simply glue the box with the fabric glue. For example, this: Here such a blank is obtained Then proceed to decorating our box We glue our jewelry on the lid of the box and get here such a cute box! Such an original casket will not onlyfunctional, but also an excellent decoration in your home. You can store anything there, for example, accessories for sewing. The most creative moment in this work is to decorate, your be it a box, a chest. If your box is in the form of a chest and the fabric on the box is rough then you might be interested in such an idea: Along the sides of the gold foil make strips, in the center of the front, thread a latch that can be cut from colored paper. Of gold foil, you can make decorative ingots. Choose the box of the desired shape or glue yourself. Cover the workpiece carefully with gold foil. The following ideas for any other types of fabric •Happy meadow. Green meadow will need to be made from not evenly sliced fringe of green color, just in the meadow will be a bright yellow flower and a butterfly. In this case, you can buy and butterfly, and flowers and just paste. • Also, you can simply chaotically cover your box with buttons, beads and beads. But still the best ideas come from children, so it's worth including small children in such a wonderful lesson. And the idea to get and children will distract from ordinary days.