Cereal Box Labels

Recycled Cereal Box Craft:  "handmade by" labels

I am not a scrapbooker, not even by the grandest stretch of the imagination. There are crafters in my life that are uber-talented scrapbookers and do amazing things with photos, ink and paper.

Even though I don’t scrapbook, I do love stamps. My stamp collection is tiny, but functional and I love to use it whenever I can.

Because I make so many hand crafts, I love to have handmade labels on hand. My new favorite stamp is a “handmade by” I found at Hobby Lobby during a recent sale.

Recycling + new stamps = Cereal Box Labels! One large cereal box makes about 18 3″ x 4″ labels.

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  • cereal box
  • stamps
  • ink pads
  • ribbon
  • paper cutter OR ruler & scissors
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Open the cereal box along the seam line. Trim off the flaps. Recycle or set aside for another project.

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The next two steps can be done either with a paper cutter or with a ruler and scissors.Square up the end of the box. Cut in 4″ strips.
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Cut strips into 3″ pieces, giving you 3″ x 4″ cards
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Now the fun part! Stamp! Use whatever stamp, color, etc. you like. If you have alphabet stamps, add your name, too!
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Punch holes in the side or corners of the labels.
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Tie a ribbon or string through the hole in the label. Thread the two ends in first, then bring those through the loop. Pull tight.

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Tie, tape, pin or glue your new recycled labels onto crafty projects.Add your Sewhooked-related photos to my flickr group and you might be featured in a future post.PhotobucketCraftsy | Etsy | Facebook | SHFB | Flickr | Twitter | PinterestBloglovin

 

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One thought on “Cereal Box Labels

  1. peuterey hombre

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