How to Make Communique Tool Box With Graphic 45

Organization is the most hard thing for a crafter, this tool box I used chipboard on top of two Graphic 45 mixed media 5x5 box, which stand beautifully on my table keeping my tools and easily access.

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How to Make Communique Tool Box With Graphic 45
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Ready chipboard 2pcs 5-1/4"x5-1/4", 3pcs 5-1/4"x2-3/8" (2 sets)

Ready chipboard 2pcs 5-1/4"x5-1/4", 3pcs 5-1/4"x2-3/8" (2 sets)

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Form them into shape with connecting strips (2sets)

Form them into shape with connecting strips (2sets)

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Ready chipboard 1pc 5-1/4"x10-11/16", 2pcs 3-1/2"x5-1/4" and 2pcs 10-11/16"x5" (chop 1/2" from corner to form shape as shown)

Ready chipboard 1pc 5-1/4"x10-11/16", 2pcs 3-1/2"x5-1/4" and 2pcs 10-11/16"x5" (chop 1/2" from corner to form shape as shown)

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Form them into shape with connecting strips

Form them into shape with connecting strips

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Cover the front and back with paper of 6"x12", fold and adhere the excess

Cover the front and back with paper of 6"x12", fold and adhere the excess

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Adhere the two drawers together, and cover only the edges with 1" strips

Adhere the two drawers together, and cover only the edges with 1" strips

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Cover the back of the drawers with 3-1/2"x12" paper

Cover the back of the drawers with 3-1/2"x12" paper

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Adhere parts together, then cover the two sides with papers 5-1/4"x7"

Adhere parts together, then cover the two sides with papers 5-1/4"x7"

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Ready chipboard 5-1/4"x6-1/2", cut a hole of 3"x3-3/4" in the middle for handle (from 3/4" of the top), trim a corner to give  nice shape (1/2")

Ready chipboard 5-1/4"x6-1/2", cut a hole of 3"x3-3/4" in the middle for handle (from 3/4" of the top), trim a corner to give nice shape (1/2")

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Use connecting strips on both sides and adhere into the box, as shown

Use connecting strips on both sides and adhere into the box, as shown

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Cut paper 2pcs 5-1/4"x5-5/6" for the base of inside

Cut paper 2pcs 5-1/4"x5-5/6" for the base of inside

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Cut paper 4pcs 5"x5-5/16" for the inside front and back, remember to trim the 1-1/2" corners

Cut paper 4pcs 5"x5-5/16" for the inside front and back, remember to trim the 1-1/2" corners

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Cut paper 2pcs 3-1/2"x5-1/4" for the rest of the inside

Cut paper 2pcs 3-1/2"x5-1/4" for the rest of the inside

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Ready a piece of paper 7"x6-1/4", cut out a part from the lower corners by 1/2"x5-1/8", as shown

Ready a piece of paper 7"x6-1/4", cut out a part from the lower corners by 1/2"x5-1/8", as shown

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Adhere, cut a hole to fold inside the handle

Adhere, cut a hole to fold inside the handle

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Fold and adhere the excess

Fold and adhere the excess

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Cut another paper 6-1/2"x5-1/4" and crop the 1/2" corners, and also the hole like the chipboard, adhere (or you may trace it before step 10)

Cut another paper 6-1/2"x5-1/4" and crop the 1/2" corners, and also the hole like the chipboard, adhere (or you may trace it before step 10)

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Cut two panels of 5-1/4"x4", cover both sides with a paper of 5-1/4"x8"

Cut two panels of 5-1/4"x4", cover both sides with a paper of 5-1/4"x8"

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Adhere the two panels into the box with strong glue

Adhere the two panels into the box with strong glue

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Fold two pieces of the cards from mixed media box into half, then cut off 1/4" from the base (you can skip this part depends on what you are going to put into the mixed media box, and start decorate

Fold two pieces of the cards from mixed media box into half, then cut off 1/4" from the base (you can skip this part depends on what you are going to put into the mixed media box, and start decorate

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Trim a gap from the folded card, one up and one down which let them to be inserted into each other, this are going to be the compartment divider inside the mixed media box.

Trim a gap from the folded card, one up and one down which let them to be inserted into each other, this are going to be the compartment divider inside the mixed media box.

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I did only decorate the front of the tool box as I may have other boxes sit next to it

I did only decorate the front of the tool box as I may have other boxes sit next to it

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You can amend the height of the tool box to fit your need

You can amend the height of the tool box to fit your need

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You can put more compartments inside the tool box, or just use some cups

You can put more compartments inside the tool box, or just use some cups

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Flowers, buttons, beads, chipboard or some die-cuts for decoration

Flowers, buttons, beads, chipboard or some die-cuts for decoration

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Flowers, buttons, beads, chipboard or some die-cuts for decoration

Flowers, buttons, beads, chipboard or some die-cuts for decoration

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Flowers, buttons, beads, chipboard or some die-cuts for decoration

Flowers, buttons, beads, chipboard or some die-cuts for decoration

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Here I adhere a piece of paper on the front of the mixed media box, and also a metal label holder

Here I adhere a piece of paper on the front of the mixed media box, and also a metal label holder

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I chose to use the black mixed media box for the ink just because you don't need to care about the ink when you put inside the box

I chose to use the black mixed media box for the ink just because you don't need to care about the ink when you put inside the box

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In order to let the mixed media boxes to be matched with your tool box, adhere a piece of paper on top

In order to let the mixed media boxes to be matched with your tool box, adhere a piece of paper on top

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What I did to cover the inside of the mixed media box is first a piece of recycle plastic file folder and then a piece of paper, this seems more tidy

What I did to cover the inside of the mixed media box is first a piece of recycle plastic file folder and then a piece of paper, this seems more tidy

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Enjoy!!! Thanks for stopping by:)

Enjoy!!! Thanks for stopping by:)

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