Crafty Milk Cartons

Here we’ll show you some milk carton crafts for a variety of uses such as planter covers.
Hang them from the ceiling, attach them to a handle, or just place them on the table.

You will need...

- Materials: -

  • A4 size design paper
  • Milk cartons
  • Thread
  • White copy paper

- Tools -

  • Cutter
  • Glue
  • Pointed tool such as an awl

- Before you start -

  • Make sure you have your design paper ready.
  • Don’t forget, you can print design paper using the smartphone app "Epson Creative Print".

How to

1 Cut a milk carton down to the size you need (5.5 cm from the bottom in this example) with a cutter knife, and wrap white copy paper around it.
The copy paper is to cover up any text or graphics on the milk carton. You can skip this if you like how your carton looks!
2 Cut off the design paper with a top margin of 1.5 cm and a bottom margin of 4 cm.
3 Apply glue to the surface of the milk carton. Wrap the cropped design paper around it with about a 1 cm run off at the top edge. Cut each of the four corners of the bottom into a “V” shape.
4 Apply glue to the top and bottom flaps, fold inside, and stick them down.
5 Make a hole at each of the four corners with a pointed tool such as an awl, and pass a thread of the length you need (50 cm in this example) through each hole and tie it in place.
6 Hold the top end and hold it up in the air. When it balances, tie the top firmly.
7 If you want to attach a handle made of craft paper and so on, make a hole and attach it with a split pin.

—Style 1—

With a handle, you can use it as a small basket for treats!

—Style 2—

With a bit of height, you can even use it as a pen stand!

Cutter, Scissors , Mechanical pencil:KOKUYO Co.,Ltd.

Printing Design Paper

You can choose from 20 pre-installed design paper patterns on the printer.

Getting More Bang From the App!

You can choose from 110 pre-installed design paper patterns using the app for smart devices.

Epson Creative Print

You can download the app from the App Store by Apple Inc. or from Google Play by Google Inc.

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