Published on June 14th, 2011 | by Jules Yap


I love my shoe boxes

Materials: KNATA – Box with lid for paper, PET plastic, double-sided tape

Description: I simply cut a hole on the box, on the wider side.

Using double sided tape I covered the hole with a sheet of PET plastic.

After that I assembled the box.

So through the window, it’s easy to see what is inside.

The other way to make a shoe box from a paper box, is to write the name of shoes on it, and decorating with shoe-patterned paper.

See more of the DIY shoe boxes.

~ Juditu, Budapest

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9 Responses to I love my shoe boxes

  1. Anonymous says:

    love it! May I ask where you buy the PET plastic sheets?

  2. Anonymous says:

    Have to admit the shoeboxes looks quite nice…Polaroid was what I use..but wait…they stopped making them (wipe tears)…time to convert?

  3. juditu says:

    The striped shoes are from humanic, but I bought them three years ago… no idea :( Maybe you can find similar shoes in bershka, stradivarius or vagabond.

  4. Caitlin says:

    This is a great idea!

    By the way, I love the red and white striped shoes in the middle of the first picture–any idea what brand they are so I can try to find a pair of my own?

  5. Beate says:

    Wasn’t the some simular idea in Sex in the City? Taking pictures of the shoes and glue the picture outside of the box.

  6. juditu says:

    Perhaps those hangers will be here soon ;)

  7. prue says:

    Worth while looking at the homepage, although I don’t understand a word – nice ideas though, e.g. for decoupaging ikea clothes hangers.

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