Bird silhouette how to
Using our box mailers as a frame, this silhouette box makes a great homemade wall decoration! Choose any colors or prints, and any silhouette– here we used a bird along with a paper from our India collection. Personalize the silhouette by tracing a photo of a family member or favorite pet!

Materials Needed:
A2 Box Mailer
Decorative paper
1/4″ Satin Ribbon
Zots Dots Small
8 1/2″ x 11″ Cover Weight Paper
3D Zots Dots
Craft Knife or Scissors
Double-sided tape

1. Cut pieces of decorative paper to fit top (5 15/16″ x 4 1/2″) and/or bottom (5 3/4″ x 4 3/8″) lid of box mailer, and adhere in place inside with double-sided tape. (Use both the top and bottom lids to create a pair!)
2. Trace bird silhouette onto cover weight paper, (customize using any desired image/profile via photos or downloaded image), and cut out. Use 3D Zots Dots to adhere silhouette onto decorative paper inside box.
3. Cut approximately 18″ of ribbon. Apply Small Zots Dots to bottom and corners of box. Center ribbon on edge of box, affixing to Zots Dots to create a decorative edge.
4. Tie a secure bow to top and hang.


– Claudia
PS colors: curry & fuchsia
Latest fave: Mini Magnolia Paper Flower Kit


5 Responses

  1. Rachel says:

    Very pretty! I’ll be linking to this.

  2. Geri says:

    Very cute! Looks quick and easy.

  3. Nancy Peevey says:

    I saw this at the store at The Forum in Carlsbad, CA yesterday and loved it!!! Can’t wait to make one or two or three or…… : )

  4. Patsi Aguero says:

    I teach special needs students in St. Petersburg,Florida and this is a fabulous idea for them to make. I can’t wait!!
    My daughter and I sent out some awesome 85th Birthday Party invitations that were designed with paper products which we purchased from your Atlanta store. We got “rave reviews”. Thanks for your wonderful creations.

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