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frankie exclusive diy: paper lipstick gift box

frankie exclusive diy: paper lipstick gift box

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Singapore paper artist Cheryl Teo shows us how to make this DIY giant paper lipstick.

Got a bridesmaids’ party coming up? Or a girlfriend in need of a pick-me-up? Then why not surprise them with a few of their favourite things inside this hilarious treat box? Alternatively, you can choose to keep it for yourself. We promise not to tell! LULO 8788 WEBMATERIALS:
medium weight paper (160 – 180 gsm)
scissors
craft knife for scoring
fast-drying adhesive
toothpicks to thin out glue
ruler
cutting matLULO 8597 WEBINSTRUCTIONS:
1. Print out all three templates in this PDF and cut out the solid lines only. You can use either a scissors or craft knife to cut. (The dotted lines are meant for scoring.)LULO 8609 WEB2. Score all dotted lines using the back of your craft knife. Hold your ruler firmly in place with one hand and run the blunt side of your craft knife along the dotted lines, dragging it down gently and creating a crease. It’s necessary to score your lines before folding them.LULO 8625 WEB3. Fold all the creases. Glue the top tabs in place for both the lipstick and the middle casing. Use a toothpick to spread the glue out evenly on each tab.LULO 8649 WEBLULO 8649 WEB4. For the box, glue tab number 1 together first before gluing the other tabs in place. LULO 8649 WEBLULO 8649 WEBLULO 8649 WEB5. You should now have four separate components ready to be pieced together. LULO 8649 WEB6. Apply glue to the tabs on the underside of the red lipstick and press it gently onto the top of your purple tube casing. Hold it in place for a few seconds.LULO 8649 WEB7. Glue the tabs on the underside of the purple tube casing and press it gently down on to the purple box lid. Hold it firmly in place till completely dry.LULO 8649 WEBLULO 8649 WEB8. Your lipstick box is now complete!LULO 8649 WEBCap the lid onto the box and there you go – a giant lipstick fit for a queen!LULO 8649 WEBTo see more awesome paper-based creations from Cheryl, check out her Instagram.

This story was originally published on August 2, 2017.