How to Make a Ladies Dairy Hat Box With Graphic 45

Mother's Day is coming in short, make a beautiful hat box storage for your mom, or even make a mini album to put inside, give her as a gift, what a nice home decoration and memory keeping.

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How to Make a Ladies Dairy Hat Box With Graphic 45
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Draw circle of 4" radius, cut out 1-1/2" from top and 4" from the bottom as shown, ready two pieces (or you can draw a template to trace, as you will need this for cutting papers later)

Draw circle of 4" radius, cut out 1-1/2" from top and 4" from the bottom as shown, ready two pieces (or you can draw a template to trace, as you will need this for cutting papers later)

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Cut two pieces chipboard 4"x2" for the base of the hat box

Cut two pieces chipboard 4"x2" for the base of the hat box

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Cut 4 strips of 2"x12" and make it curve to fit the hat

Cut 4 strips of 2"x12" and make it curve to fit the hat

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Form them into shapes using connecting strips

Form them into shapes using connecting strips

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Trace the shape on papers with extra half inch edges, cut and cover the outside

Trace the shape on papers with extra half inch edges, cut and cover the outside

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Trace the shape and cover the insides, beware of the directions of the pattern

Trace the shape and cover the insides, beware of the directions of the pattern

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Cut strips of 2-1/2" papers and cover the rest of the inside, fold the extra half inch to outside and adhere

Cut strips of 2-1/2" papers and cover the rest of the inside, fold the extra half inch to outside and adhere

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Cut strips of 2" papers and cover the outside edges, be careful of the patterns if you choose strips

Cut strips of 2" papers and cover the outside edges, be careful of the patterns if you choose strips

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Install the hinges by the 4" base

Install the hinges by the 4" base

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Install the lock by the 2" top

Install the lock by the 2" top

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Cut 7-1/4"x2" chipboard, cover with paper, glue inside the box as compartment

Cut 7-1/4"x2" chipboard, cover with paper, glue inside the box as compartment

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Cut chipboard 1pc 2" radius circle and strips of 1-1/2" width (I used scraps here, so two pieces)

Cut chipboard 1pc 2" radius circle and strips of 1-1/2" width (I used scraps here, so two pieces)

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Form it into shape using connecting strips

Form it into shape using connecting strips

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Cover the top with a layer of cotton (optional) and then 3" radius circle paper, fold and adhere the half inch edges as shown

Cover the top with a layer of cotton (optional) and then 3" radius circle paper, fold and adhere the half inch edges as shown

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Cover the sides with paper of 2" width, left half inch for adhere onto the box as shown

Cover the sides with paper of 2" width, left half inch for adhere onto the box as shown

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Adhere the part onto the box

Adhere the part onto the box

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For the handle, cut paper 1-1/2"x12", score and fold 3/8" each side and adhere

For the handle, cut paper 1-1/2"x12", score and fold 3/8" each side and adhere

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Cut the lace pattern from paper and adhere on the handle strips

Cut the lace pattern from paper and adhere on the handle strips

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Fold two times on each end by 1"

Fold two times on each end by 1"

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Cover the folded part with ribbons

Cover the folded part with ribbons

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Adhere the handle in the middle of the hat top, then done, you can start decoration with your hat box

Adhere the handle in the middle of the hat top, then done, you can start decoration with your hat box

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For the mini album, draw a circle of 3-3/4" radius and cut out the lower part from 4-1/2", as shown. Cover with papers and punch 3 holes for rings, the rest is just insert more pages and decorate

For the mini album, draw a circle of 3-3/4" radius and cut out the lower part from 4-1/2", as shown. Cover with papers and punch 3 holes for rings, the rest is just insert more pages and decorate

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A "Ladies Dairy" put on the top like label

A "Ladies Dairy" put on the top like label

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Feathers, flowers, ribbons, cheese cloth, pearl trims...with some fussy cuttings

Feathers, flowers, ribbons, cheese cloth, pearl trims...with some fussy cuttings

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Stickers with fussy cuttings

Stickers with fussy cuttings

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A piece of wide ribbons with cheese cloth

A piece of wide ribbons with cheese cloth

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Mini album inside the hat box, memoriables can be put in the small compartment

Mini album inside the hat box, memoriables can be put in the small compartment

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Mini album cover

Mini album cover

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Mini album cover ideas

Mini album cover ideas

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Inside pages ideas

Inside pages ideas

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Inside pages ideas

Inside pages ideas

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Inside pages ideas

Inside pages ideas

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Inside pages ideas

Inside pages ideas

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Inside pages ideas

Inside pages ideas

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Inside pages ideas

Inside pages ideas

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Inside pages ideas

Inside pages ideas

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Inside pages ideas

Inside pages ideas

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Enjoy!!! Thanks for stopping by :)

Enjoy!!! Thanks for stopping by :)

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