Memory Box

This easy project helps you personalize a keepsake photo box.
a keepsake photo box is good way to store memories

a keepsake photo box is good way to store memories

Carefully premeasure all sides of the box for the most attractive results.

Photo by: James Calloway

James Calloway

Materials and Tools:

small lidded box
decoupage glue (Mod Podge)
photos on copy paper
paint or sponge brush
clear spray (optional)


1. Measure box and cut a piece of paper to fit top and each side. Tip: If the area has a metal label holder, don't forget to trace around the area on template.

2 Arrange photos on paper as they will appear on box. Photocopy or print scanned images.

3. Cut copied/printed photographs to fit box.

4. Apply decoupage glue to box and back of paper.

5. Smooth image in place with hand.

6. Apply glue over paper with brush to seal. Tip: For better durability, allow piece to dry fully before applying a clear spray to seal finished project.

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