DIY: Surprise Messages Hidden In Little Matchboxes

To make this cute craft you will need:

  • Small spring;
  • Cutting Pliers;
  • Sewing pins with head;
  • Matchbox;
  • Papers of your choice and with the colors or prints also of your preference;
  • Structured paper of your choice and with the color or stamp also of your preference;
  • Ruler;
  • Pencil;
  • Common scissors;
  • Hot glue pistol;
  • Template (image below).

Start by separating all the materials that you will use in your crafts.Measure the size of the inside of the matchbox and cut strips of paper.
Coat the outside of the carton. Cover the inside of the carton. Glue the smaller strip to the length of the carton.

Remove the outside of the carton. Cover the outside of the box and reassemble it by gluing the flaps with the aid of the hot glue gun. Cut one piece of the sewing pin through the end of the inside and fold the leftover pin inside to secure.

Decorate a heart made of structured paper and paste a phrase on the side of the heart to decorate your surprise box . Write or draw what you want and also decorate your paper heart structured with the materials you want.

Cut a piece of the spring and glue it to the back of the heart with the aid of the hot glue gun. To finish your piece, glue the spring into the matchbox. And it’s ready! (Photo: ehow.com)

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