Fiesta Box
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Fiesta Box

This colorful box is a great project for kids or adults. The bright, festive look of the tissue and fiber make this a great holiday project for Cinco de Mayo! Jean Kievlan for Xyron
Craft Time: 30 minutes
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Material List

  • Don Mechanic Enterprises, Square Wood Box, 1
  • Xyron® 900, 500, 510, 250 or X150 Machine
  • Xyron® 900, 500, 510, 250 or X150 Machine Acid Free Permanent or Repositionable Adhesive Cartridge
  • EK Success Adornaments™ Fibers, Primary Colors, 1 Pkg.
  • Amscan Floral Print Tissue, Or Your Choice of Patterns in Primary Colors
  • Scissors

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Cut strips of floral/geometric print tissue (or your choice of patterned tissue). The width of the strips will depend on the width of the Xyron machine you are using.

Step: 2

Run the tissue strips through the Xyron machine to apply adhesive. Prepare a couple of strips to use, and then prepare more as needed.

Step: 3

After you apply the Xyron adhesive to the tissue, carefully remove the plastic output sheet from the tissue.

Step: 4

Cut or tear pieces of tissue, about 2 - inches to 4 - inches long.

Step: 5

Apply the tissue to the box, one at a time. Overlap each piece of tissue until the box is covered. You can leave the inside of the box plain, cover it with tissue or paint it if desired.

Step: 6

Wrap several strands of Adornaments™ fibers around the lid of the box. Tie the fibers into a knot at the center front of the lid. Trim ends of fibers to desired length.


Refer to photo to complete project.