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xx   BOX

Instructions and pattern for covering a box with designs based on those used by Northwest Coast American Indians.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1976 (v.54#11) pg. 108

How to stencil wooden boxes and cheese containers.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1978 (v.56#12) pg. 85, 160

Tip: Tool copper tops for small boxes to give them a custom look. Estimated cost: $28.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1981 (v.59#7) pg. 38, 56

Tip: How to recycle old boxes by covering them with fabric.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1981 (v.59#7) pg. 39, 58

Woodburned box (8"x8"x21" tall) with a decorative scene of trees and flowers on the sides is used to display dried flowers, dried wheat, etc. Could also be used as an umbrella stand. Est. cost: $27.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1982 (v.60#7) pg. 95, 150

Decoupage seed chest. Unfinished cedar chest is covered with seed packets.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1991 (v.69#9) pg. 164, 172

Quilt designs to paint on an unfinshed birdhouse and wooden trinket boxes.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1992 (v.70#9) pg. 141, 146

Picture frame and box are covered with scraps of gift wrap with a rosebud print. Dried rosebuds decorate the box top and form a heart shape in the center of the frame.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1993 (v.71#10) pg. 102, 155

Fall gatherings. Decorate a mushroom box (or other container) with strips of birch bark and dried chrysanthemum flowers.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1994 (v.72#9) pg. 86

Gardener's gift boutique. Purchased items are all painted with the motif of a kitty holding a basket of flowers. (1) Canvas gardening gloves. (2) Canvas gardener's apron with a pocket across the front. (3) Wooden recipe box for seed storage.
CRAFTS May 1991 (v.14#5) pg. 34, 45

Initial, heart and flower cross-stitch motif for the lid of a heart-shaped porcelain box.
CRAFTS Jun 1992 (v.15#6) pg. 98, 47

Three ways to decorate a purchased basswood box with hinged lid. (1) Deed box features trompe l'oeil tassels and ribbon skirting. (2) Woodburned box has a pattern like Battenberg lace, resembling marquetry. (3) Around the World box is decoupaged with a reproduction of 16th century world map and stamps.
CRAFTS Mar 1993 (v.16#3) pg. 68, 51

Oval chipwood box is painted. A fabric oval, embroidered with flower motifs is attached to the top and edged with gold braid.
CRAFTS May 1993 (v.16#5) pg. 24, 45

Ribbon decor. Box, picture frame, waste basket and pillow are decorated with printed grosgrain ribbons and gimp braid.
CRAFTS Sep 1993 (v.16#9) pg. 86

Decorative containers (catchalls) made from tin cans and craft sticks that are covered with fabric.
CRAFTS Mar 1994 (v.17#3) pg. 26

Decorate a wooden box with broken pieces of dyed eggshells.
CRAFTS Apr 1994 (v.17#4) pg. 65

Paint the Priscilla way. Part 18. A classic realistic duck motif tops this handsome plaid-painted trinket box.
CRAFTS Jun 1994 (v.17#6) pg. 32, 41

Using rub-on transfer sayings to decorate a painted friendship box, heart-shaped ornament, and greeting card.
CRAFTS Jul 1994 (v.17#7) pg. 50

Trim a box with apple shapes made from shrink plastic.
CRAFTS Sep 1994 (v.17#9) pg. 62, 51

Antique boxes. Cover a papier-mache box with paper twist, then use a sponge to rub-on paint for a unique antique effect.
CRAFTS Mar 1995 (v.18#3) pg. 44

Combine easy stenciling with metallic foils to create decorator boxes.
CRAFTS Sep 1995 (v.18#9) pg. 22

Easy patterns for painting on wood hat boxes to create "primitive" works of art. The motifs are "JOY", "NOEL" and "PEACE".
CRAFTS Nov 1995 (v.18#11) pg. 120, 65

Texture painting is easy! Instructions on how to give painted projects a three dimensional look using paintable texture gel. A wooden box with hinged lid is painted with trillium motifs.
CRAFTS Jan 1996 (v.19#1) pg. 50, 41

Rapturous ribbon embroidery. Three Valentine gifts to make. (1) Purchased Battenberg lace pillowcase is embroidered with sprays of flowers worked in ribbom embroidery. (2) Purchased heart-shaped plastic box is covered with linen embroidered with closters of ribbon French knot flowers and trimmed with braid. (3) Blank greeting cards or watercolor paper are decorated with fabric heart and butterfly cutouts and trimmed with embroidered silk flowers and gold charms.
CRAFTS Feb 1996 (v.19#2) pg. 30, 43

Buttoned up cross-stitched box top. Garden motif uses buttons for the flower blossoms. Stems and leaves are cross-stitched.
CRAFTS Mar 1996 (v.19#3) pg. 110, 49

Trinket boxes for mom. Suggestions for decorating an unadorned plastic box with lace or beads to create an elegant boudoir box.
CRAFTS May 1996 (v.19#5) pg. 66, 41

Folk art heart box. Wooden box is painted with folk art cross-hatch designs and stenciled with checkerboard motifs. Wooden buttons and a wooden heart are added accents.
CRAFTS Jun 1996 (v.19#6) pg. 32

How to finish a small wooden chest or jewelry box in a crackeled finish with Victorian-style trompl l'oeil decoupage images on the top and drawer fronts.
CRAFTS Feb 1997 (v.20#2) pg. 80

Picture frame and trinket boxes are decoupaged with printed papers that mimic mosaic tile.
CRAFTS Mar 1997 (v.20#3) pg. 26

Cat in the Garden motif is cross-stitched on the cover of an oval plastic trinket box. Flowers and a butterfly are embroidered using ribbon.
CRAFTS Mar 1997 (v.20#3) pg. 34, 49

Wooden box is painted to look like denim and given a dimensional decoupage finish that looks like quilting.
CRAFTS Jun 1997 (v.20#6) pg. 38

Wooden boxes with lids are covered with fabric and gimp braid. A drawer pull or knob is added to the top as a handle.
CRAFTS Jun 1997 (v.20#6) pg. 68

Wooden trinket box is painted in a crackled finish. Sponge-painted Christmas tree motifs adorn the removable lid.
CRAFTS Nov 1997 (v.20#11) pg. 108, 67

Memory books, box and bag. Purchased notebooks, pencil box and kraft paper bag are decorated with corrugated paper, angels, stars and raffia bows. A complementary gift tag with bow and star is made to accompany the keepsake gifts.
CRAFTS Dec 1997 (v.20#12) pg. 24

Folk art heart-shaped box is painted with an array of flowers, leaves, and birds.
CRAFTS Feb 1998 (v.21#2) pg. 64, 43

Sea chest. Purchased wooden box (17" square) is painted in a faux stone finish. Glazed white tiles, glued to the lid, are decorated with mural rub-on transfers.
CRAFTS Mar 1998 (v.21#3) pg. 72

Tulip motif to paint on a wooden box. A lesson in how to use shape and light and dark color placement to add shadowing and reflection to painting.
CRAFTS Apr 1998 (v.21#4) pg. 64, 39

Three ideas for turning round papier-mache boxes with lids into unique creations. (1) Scotty dog gift box. (2) Silver foil box. (3) Race car box.
CRAFTS Jun 1998 (v.21#6) pg. 32, 35

A brightly colored wooden box for kids to paint.
CRAFTS Jul 1998 (v.21#7) pg. 26

Dad's tin box. Round papier-mache box with pre-rusted tin lid is decorated with paint, stars, assorted screws, nuts and washers and the phrase "Dad's store ..."
CRAFTS Sep 1998 (v.21#9) pg. 102, 45

Folk-art stencil motifs to paint on a wooden box to hold cat toys.
CRAFTS Dec 1998-Jan 1999 (v.21#12) pg. 54

Victorian decoupage box. Purchased wooden box with sliding lid is painted with a crackle finish and decoupaged with a collection of Victorian era product labels and floral motifs.
CRAFTS Feb 1999 (v.22#1) pg. 30, Insert

Round bentwood box with lid is painted with delicate colors and trimmed with hearts. "Queen of Hearts" rings the lid band. A wooden crown serves as a knob on top.
CRAFTS Feb 1999 (v.22#1) pg. 58

Stenciled fantasy box. Papier-mache box is painted with a sponged finish and then painted in an Egyptian motif and highlighted with dimensional paints.
CRAFTS Mar 1999 (v.22#2) pg. 59

Papier-mache box with woven lid is stenciled with morning glories and then flocked.
CRAFTS Apr 1999 (v.22#3) pg. 22

Angelic inspirations box. Painted wooden box is filled with wooden plaques painted with inspirational messages based on sewing themes. Plaques are then joined together with ribbons. A wooden angel adorns the top of the box.
CRAFTS May 1999 (v.22#4) pg. 56, Insert

Bees to please. (1) Bumblee box. Papier-mache box with lid is painted and adorned with wooden shapes to resemble a bumble bee. (2) Busy bees bouquet. Bees are created from painted wooden spoons with battenberg doily wings. A trio of them are planted in a clay pot with silk flowers and lace edging.
CRAFTS May 1999 (v.22#4) pg. 60, Insert

Purchased octagonal wooden box is painted in jeweltone colors.
CRAFTS May 1999 (v.22#4) pg. 62

Two folk-art tulip motifs to paint on circular papier-mache boxes with lids.
CRAFTS May 1999 (v.22#4) pg. 70, Insert

A look at the Victorian craft of woodburning. Instructions and patterns for (1) Gibson Girl box, (2) Mermaid box, and (3) Burned Bird Box.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #65 Oct 1978 (v.6#5) pg. 19

Use old memorabilia to decorate a box.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #106 Aug 1985 (v.9#10) pg. 48

Souvenir box is made by decorating a canvas-covered box (or cigar box) with cutouts and paint.
CREATIVE IDEAS FOR LIVING Jul-Aug 1990 (v.21#4) pg. 49

Pansies motif to cross-stitch on a background of vertical stripes. Beginner skill level. Includes instructions for mounting the finished work as an insert in a purchased tray or on the lid of an oval box.
CROSS STITCH SAMPLER Summer 1991 (v.9#2) pg. 10

How to decorate boxes with gold leaf and Art Tip to create Florentine style containers.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Feb 1974 (v.4#4) pg. 44

How to decorate with dried seeds. Instructions for making a seed trimmed box and a seed-filled lamp base.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Sep 1974 (v.4#10) pg. 26

A look at ways to decorate objects with shells, including instructions for decorating a box with shells.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1974 (v.5#2) pg. 46

Trinket box is trimmed with felt, ribbon, gold braid and fruit pictures.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1976 (v.7#2) pg. 31

A collection of butterfly projects to make. Includes a wooden box with a pair of butterflies decoupaged to the top. Butterfly patterns included.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Apr 1977 (v.8#3) pg. 60

How to paint colorful designs on cardboard boxes to make attractive and inexpensive organizers.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jul-Aug 1977 (v.8#6) pg. 27

How to decorate matchboxes and match books.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Sep 1977 (v.8#7) pg. 102

How to make tiny cardboard boxes and cover them with crewel embroidered linen fabric. Patterns & instructions furnished.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1977 (v.8#9) pg. 30, 56, 62

How to cover a small cardboard box with felt and embroider a folk art scene on the top. Pattern for embroidery included.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1977 (v.8#9) pg. 30, 56, 63

How to decorate a box top with seashells.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jul-Aug 1978 (v.9#6) pg. 67, 73

How to use burlap as the medium to create decoupage designs. Instructions for decorating a lamp base, a box and a picture.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jan-Feb 1979 (v.10#1) pg. 71

Getting started in box lining. How to line small boxes (jewel boxes, sewing boxes, etc.) with silk, ribbon, velveteen, taffeta, paper, etc.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS May 1982 (v.13#4) pg. 58

Decorate a jewelry case or hatbox cover with Brazilian embroidery.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Sep 1982 (v.13#7) pg. 75

Victorian motif of a teddy bear head ringed in holiday flowers to oil paint on a wooden lid.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1989 (v.16#6) pg. 84

How to oil paint a realistic rose. Used to decorate an oval bentwood box.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1990 (v.17#4) pg. 34

Beautiful linings. How to use decorative paper or fabric to add a professional finish to the insides of trunks, boxes and drawers
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1990 (v.17#6) pg. 26

Jolly Old St. Nick. Santa face painted on a wooden cutout and on top of a bandbox. Also includes Yule motifs (candle, wreath, bird, candy cane, holly, mistletoe and bear in a stocking) to paint on miniature boxes.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1991 (v.18#6) pg. 61, 45

Yuletide gift box is painted with a different caroling bear motif on each side. Bear panels and box top are edged with bands of holly motifs.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1991 (v.18#6) pg. 78, 45

Designing painted floral bouquets. How to create balance, variety, space, line and moods. Includes step-by-step instructions for painting pansies and leaves motif on an album cover and roses, small flowers and leaves on an oval box.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1992 (v.19#5) pg. 21

Painting wild strawberries and their flowers. Wooden storage box is painted using combing technique on the sides, with hearts on each corner. Domed lid is banded in a contrasting color and embellished with a border of flowers and leaves. A spray of berries and flowers fills the central area of the lid.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1992 (v.19#5) pg. 52, 41

Traditional flower painting. Bauernmalerei painting techniques are used to decorate a wooden box with floral motifs typical of this folk-art technique.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Mar-Apr 1993 (v.20#2) pg. 42, 33

How to use latex paint and a few simple stencils to turn discarded vegetable crates into attractive accessories. Stencil patterns furnished for a leaf-curved-line border, bunches of grapes, peaches, carrots and beets.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1993 (v.20#5) pg. 24, 37

Painting grapes that look real. Clusters of burgundy colored grapes are painted on wooden boxes with a unique textured background.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1993 (v.20#5) pg. 34, 37

Folk-art strawberries and leaves motif to paint on a black background. Suggested as decoration for an old metal document box.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1994 (v.21#1) pg. 30, Insert

Gold accents, weathering, antiquing techniques and floral motifs are used to decorate a wooden jewelry box.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1994 (v.21#1) pg. 50, Insert

Shooting Star Santa. Star-shaped box features a lid that swings open. Top is painted with a stylized Santa holding onto his bag and the corner of the moon.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1994 (v.21#5) pg. 50, Insert

Bouquet of spring flowers (daffodils, tulips, lilacs) is painted on the top of a purchased wooden box. Full-sized pattern included.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1995 (v.22#1) pg. 44, 33

Wooden box is painted with brush-stroke flowers and tulips to mimic traditional tole. Full-sized pattern furnished.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Mar-Apr 1995 (v.22#2) pg. 30, 33

New England seascape to decorate a purchased wooden organizer cabinet. Patterns furnished for (1) a sailing schooner against a townscape, (2) lighthouse at Peggy's Cove, and (3) lighthouse at Cape Hattaras.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Mar-Apr 1995 (v.22#2) pg. 52, 33

Whimsical button container. Ordinary tin is painted with a patchwork and button motif against a mottled background. Full-sized pattern included.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1995 (v.22#4) pg. 54, 33

Bauernmalerei style European folk-art painting on the sides and top of a wooden box features roses, scrollwork and cross-hatching. Full-sized pattern included.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1995 (v.22#5) pg. 60, 37

Stargazer lilies. Little wooden box edged with sponged finish and gold striping has an oil-painted lily motif on the top.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1996 (v.23#3) pg. 30, 37

Small oval box painted with hydrangeas and lace motif.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1996 (v.23#3) pg. 34, 37

Texas wildflowers. Purchased wooded box is painted with a medley of three Texas wildflowers. Box is embellished with an ornamental charm and trimmed with copper foiling.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1996 (v.23#3) pg. 50, 37

Star-spangled spectacular. Wooden box is painted with a folk-art version of Uncle Sam flying a flag. Sides and handles of the box are painted with stars and stripes.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1996 (v.23#4) pg. 26, 33

Tin-punched box is decorated with two versions of blueberry motifs.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1996 (v.23#4) pg. 30, 33

Wooden box for candy (or cards) is painted with a traditional picture of Kris Kringle. The front of the box is painted with the sign "Kris Kringle's Kandy".
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1996 (v.23#6) pg. 38, 40

Trio of tree-shaped boxes are painted with a crackle finish and a spray of holly and ribbons.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1996 (v.23#6) pg. 64, 40

Pansy perfection. Rich-colored pansies embellish a wooden box painted with burgundy background covered with a black glaze. Edge of box lid is given a muted covering of gold leaf. Step-by-step instructions show how to shade the pansy.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1997 (v.24#1) pg. 30, 37

Catch of the Day. Borders of triangles and trees set off a rainbow trout motif painted on top of a wooden box. The trout motif is also used for a painted balsawood pin.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1997 (v.24#1) pg. 62, 37

Collection of colorful vegetables are painted on wooden cutouts and glued to the sides of a rustic wooden box. Instructions for painting green onion, squash, eggplant, spring onion, radish, peas, carrot, potato, red pepper, asparagus, turnip and tomato.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1997 (v.24#3) pg. 50, 33

Pair of pink Cattleya orchids are painted on a marbleized background on the lid of a wooden box. Marbleized panels are painted on each side of the box. Lid and base are trimmed with variegated gold leafing.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1997 (v.24#4) pg. 48, 37

Sweetheart rose box. Wooden octagonal box is painted with a soft background and a cluster of quick-stroke roses painted freehand on the top. Edges are gilded. Eight steps show how to paint a rose and surrounding leaves.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1998 (v.25#1) pg. 72

Round papier-mache box is painted with colorful fruit designs and a rooster. A carved wooden rooster is painted to match the image on the box.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Mar-Apr 1998 (v.25#2) pg. 30, Insert

Wooden crate (5"x6"x11") is painted with a country checkerboard and hearts border and assorted baby bunnies and chicks.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Mar-Apr 1998 (v.25#2) pg. 34, Insert

Scene with a child and pup in the summer garden is painted in acrylic gouache on a the top of a wooden box. The edge of the box is painted with checks, vines, hearts, tiny floral motifs and gilding.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1998 (v.25#3) pg. 58, Insert

Sweet summer bouquet motif to paint on a wooden keepsake box against a background of eyelet and ribbon motifs.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1998 (v.25#4) pg. 49, Insert

Papier-mache box is painted on top with a picture of elves darning Santa's stocking by candlelight.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1998 (v.25#6) pg. 16, Insert

Folk Santa, painted in acrylic gouache on a wooden box, carries a bag of oranges.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1998 (v.25#6) pg. 36, Insert

Sleeping on the Job. A cat-and-mouse design to paint in acrylics on a rustic wooden cheese box. Includes technique for painting the box in a crackle finish and for lettering "Cheese."
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1999 (v.26#1) pg. 34, Insert

Portrait in Spring. Picture of an old-fashioned girl, Sunflower Anna, in a straw hat adorned with sunflowers to paint on a purchased treasure chest with curved top.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1999 (v.26#1) pg. 48, Insert

A winter's eve. A stylized snow scene with houses and a church to paint on a tin planter. A border of comma strokes and stars rings the bottom.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Dec 1999 (v.26#6) pg. 58, Insert

How to use squash, melon and pumpkin seeds, pistacio shells and split peas to decorate boxes.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jan 9 1978 (v.91#1) pg. 64

Seashell trimmed boxes and picture frames.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jun 5 1979 (v.92#8) pg. 88, 130

How to cover boxes with decorative fabric.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 18 1980 (v.93#16) pg. 123, 162

How to stencil small wooden boxes.
FAMILY CIRCLE May 19 1981 (v.94#7) pg. 104, 155

Folk art crafts. Round wooden boxes are decorated with geese designs.
FAMILY CIRCLE Sep 1 1981 (v.94#12) pg. 78, 112

Imitation oyster-shell veneering is achieved by cutting very thin slices of tree branches and applying them to the surface of a box.
FINE WOODWORKING #19 Nov-Dec 1979 pg. 66

How to cover a wooden Brie cheese box with embroidered linen.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Jul 1978 (v.187#1) pg. 138, 200

Tip: How to "marbleize" a dresser set by spraying the surface of a pail of water with paint and then dip the objects to be "marbleized" into the water.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Jul 1980 (v.191#1) pg. 123, 205

Oval and circular boxes are decorated with pretty papers, false gems, gold edging and ribbon. Est. cost: $20 for two.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Aug 1986 (v.203#2) pg. 118, 216

Lacquer boxes and bracelets are decorated with original designs, gold paint, and dried flowers or cut-outs.
HANDMADE #11 Nov-Dec 1983 (v.3#4) pg. 44, 105, 55

Ukrainian folk art. Painted eggs and boxes, table scarf, and a woman's tie belt.
HANDMADE #13 Mar-Apr 1984 pg. 22, 93, 94

Handmade candy boxes. Decorate unfinished cardboard or wooden boxes with "antique" herb drawings decoupaged onto the surface.
HERB COMPANION Dec 1994-Jan 1995 (v.7#2) pg. 78

Oriental design for a cut paper picture that can be framed or laquered on a box top.
LADIES HOME JOURNAL NEEDLE & CRAFT Fall-Winter 1979 (v.10#1) pg. 81, 114

How to decoupage a 7"x11" wooden box as a Keepsake Box. Includes mounting a wedding invitation framed by flowers on the top.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1978 (v.23#1) pg. 115, 198

How to cover small boxes with embroidered linen.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1978 (v.23#1) pg. 136, 188

Decoupage how-to from expert, Hiram Manning. Instructions for decorating boxes.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Fall 1978 (v.23#3) pg. 150, 195

Wood batik. A new way to stencil painted boxes and a duck decoy.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Fall 1980 (v.25#3) pg. 113, 178

Bunny box. How to paint a wooden box with white acrylic paint and decorate with a bunny design.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jan-Feb 1982 (v.27#1) pg. 94, 127

Keepsake boxes and a picture frame are decorated with padded candlewicking and lace.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jul-Aug 1983 (v.28#4) pg. 76, 122

How to decoupage small boxes with designs like those found in Japan.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jul-Aug 1983 (v.28#4) pg. 84, 115

An 8" circular box features a top with a butterfly design worked in net darning.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Apr 1985 (v.30#2) pg. 57, 82

Round wooden boxes are decorated with stand-up ducks and bunnies that are cut and stitched from plastic canvas.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Apr 1985 (v.30#2) pg. 63

Wooden picture frame and two boxes are stenciled with romantic designs.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Apr 1985 (v.30#2) pg. 65, 86

Small boxes are covered with padded fabric and decorated with sea shells.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1986 (v.31#3) pg. 62, 81

Holstein cow motif is used to adorn a napkin holder, wooden box, utensil rack, chalkboard and candle stand.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Aug 1986 (v.31#4) pg. 70

Shaker box is stenciled with a squirrel on an oak branch.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Aug 1987 (v.32#4) pg. 55, 83

Tips on trimming inexpensive wooden craft boxes with cutouts from old Christmas cards.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1987 (v.32#6) pg. 57, 70

Purchased heart-shaped wooden boxes are painted and stenciled with cat motifs.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1988 (v.33#2) pg. 72, 92

Purchased wooden trunk, 5"x9"x5", is stenciled with hearts-and-flowers motifs.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1988 (v.33#2) pg. 72, 97

Purchased wooden box is "stenciled" by imprinting with a paint-saturated paper doily.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Apr 1988 (v.33#3) pg. 64, 10

Purchased wooden boxes are decorated with sponge painting.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Aug 1988 (v.33#5) pg. 48, 70

"Hearts-and-flowers" stenciled box is edged with eyelet.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1989 (v.34#1) pg. 68, 81

Holly motifs to stencil on purchased cheese boxes.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1989 (v.34#6) pg. 62, 93

Porcelain trinket boxes are decorated with cross-stitch inserts in the tops. Patterns include a single rose, delicate forget-me-nots, and dainty signet.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1990 (v.35#1) pg. 64, 104

Stenciled accessories with a vintage automobile motif. (1) Wall-hung key rack. (2) Desk box. (3) Man's boxer shorts. (4) Apron.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1990 (v.35#5) pg. 66, 99

Wooden keepsake box has a top insert cross-stitched with "Mother" in a flower-adorned heart. Background is worked in a checkered motif.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Apr 1992 (v.38#2) pg. 42, 47

Embroider a Chinese peony insert (for a box).
NEEDLE & THREAD Jul-Aug 1984 (v.4#4) pg. 39, 37, 50

MiLady's Bride Box. Round box features an acrylic-painted motif of a young women on the top. The phrase "When two fond hearts as one unite ... The yoke is easy, the burden light" rings the side, accented with rose and scroll motifs. Advanced painting level.
TOLE WORLD #104 May-Jun 1990 (v.14#3) pg. 42

"Granny's Washer." Small wooden box, that resembles an old wringer washer, is painted in oils with a scene of clothes drying on a line outside an old house. Intermediate painting level.
TOLE WORLD #105 Jul-Aug 1990 (v.14#4) pg. 18

Teddy bear and Mrs. Abigail doll still-life picture to oil paint on the top of an oval wooden box. Sides of the box are stenciled with vertical stripes. Intermediate to advanced painting level.
TOLE WORLD #106 Sep-Oct 1990 (v.14#5) pg. 18

Cow cookie tin. Motif of a Holstein cow in a field and a scene of cows in a barn are surrounded by a black and white checkered border and painted on the four sides of a tin box. Intermediate skill level
TOLE WORLD #114 Jan-Feb 1992 (v.16#1) pg. 18, 64, Insert

White-on-Black Rose hatbox. Rose is painted in acrylics with a glazing technique using many thin applications of paint. Intermediate skill level.
TOLE WORLD #115 Mar-Apr 1992 (v.16#2) pg. 54, 57

It's a finch. Wooden box is painted with an oval accented with branches of blossoms and two finches.
TOLE WORLD #123 Jul-Aug 1993 (v.17#4) pg. 20, Insert

Rogaland box. Floral rosemaling motif if painted on top and sides of an oval bentwood box.
TOLE WORLD #123 Jul-Aug 1993 (v.17#4) pg. 26, Insert

Blossoming document box. Black tin box is painted with a traditional flowers and berries tole folk art motif. Includes tips for painting on tin.
TOLE WORLD #124 Sep-Oct 1993 (v.17#5) pg. 28

Love Bird Sewing Box. Purchased wooden box with slanted top and handle is painted with a folk-art motif of hearts, flowers, birds and leaves.
TOLE WORLD #126 Jan-Feb 1994 (v.18#1) pg. 6

Box designed to hold coffee filters (but which would also serve other purposes) features a marbleized background and a ring of flowers and leaves painted on the lid.
TOLE WORLD #126 Jan-Feb 1994 (v.18#1) pg. 14

Lace glove box. Purchased square wooden pox is stencilled with a band of lace around the base and around the top of the lid. Motifs of gloves, buttons and bows are painted on the top. The motto "Extend your hands in friendship, and give your heart to love" is lettered around the lip of the lid.
TOLE WORLD #127 Mar-Apr 1994 (v.18#2) pg. 6, Insert

Cheese box (15" in diameter) is painted with flower and lemon motifs and a banner which reads "If life hands you lemons - make lemonade."
TOLE WORLD #127 Mar-Apr 1994 (v.18#2) pg. 57, Insert

Wooden dresser box is marbleized and painted with a spray of tulips on the lid.
TOLE WORLD #127 Mar-Apr 1994 (v.18#2) pg. 62

Purchased wooden lap-desk box is painted using a six-stage marbleizing technique. Edges are bordered in black and thin bands of white to give the "marble" an inlaid appearance.
TOLE WORLD #128 May-Jun 1994 (v.18#3) pg. 55

Heart-shaped paper-mache box is painted using Bauernmalerei techniques for the hearts and flowers on the top. The base of the box is marblized.
TOLE WORLD #129 Jul-Aug 1994 (v.18#4) pg. 10, Insert

How to cover a cigar box with suedelike fabric. Box top has an attractive diamond pattern.
WOMAN'S DAY Feb 20 1979 (v.42#6) pg. 179

Charming country crafts. Decorate wooden boxes by applying fabric applique to lids.
WOMAN'S DAY Nov 24 1981 (v.45#3) pg. 93, 162

Marquetry mirages. Small wooden boxes are covered with carefully selected veneers and finished using a unique shading process to produce an optical illusion when you look at the box.
WOOD MAGAZINE #129 Dec 2000 (v.17#9) pg. 72, Insert

Suggested method for reproducing the minute mosaic design that was a feature of Tunbridge Ware Stamp Boxes.
WOODWORKER #1025 Apr 1979 (v.83) pg. 200

Simple wooden boxes (flat rectangular sides, hinging lid, no interior dividers) are decorated using parquetry.
WOODWORKER Oct 1992 (v.96#10) pg. 32

Finding a fitting finish for a wooden box. A look at various alternative finishes and their impact on the first impression of the viewer.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1999 (v.23#3) pg. 22

Tips on decorating match boxes with shells.
WORKBASKET May 1979 (v.44#8) pg. 25

How to decoupage the top of a box.
WORKBASKET May 1980 (v.45#7) pg. 36

How to decorate an old cigar box with a painted design emphasized by cord outlines.
WORKBASKET Aug 1982 (v.47#9) pg. 44

Unfinished wooden box is stenciled with a rocking horse motif.
WORKBASKET Jun-Jul 1989 (v.54#8) pg. 28