Fall Paper Maché Leaf Boxes
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Fall Paper Maché Leaf Boxes

These paper mache leaf boxes are the perfect gifting sweets or nuts or just as part of your fall decor.
Craft Time: 30 minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Paper Maché Box(es) – Leaf
  • Acrylic Paint – Color(s) of Choice
  • Ribbon or Raffia – Color of Choice
  • Gemstones – Color(s) of Choice
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Glitter Glue Pens – Iridescent
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Glitter – Iridescent
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Tinsel Glitter
  • Mod Podge® – Matte
  • Foam Brushes
  • Scissors
  • Low Heat Glue Gun
  • Paper Plate

Project Instructions

Step 1 Remove box lid and paint them the color(s) of choice. Let dry completely.

Step 2 To glitter the entire lid, brush on Mod Podge®. Hold lid over paper plate and then sprinkle with glitter. Hold lid at an angle and tap the bottom of the lid to shake off the excess glitter. Let dry.

Step 3 Wrap ribbon or raffia around box, knot and trim. You can also make a small bow and glue to the top of the lid.

Step 4 Attach rhinestones as desired.


Have a glitter tray or shallow box handy for the glitter. Refer to photo to assist with project.

Craft Notes

Crafted for Michaels by Marie Vetrano courtesy of Darice.