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How to Upcycle a Wooden Sewing Box

I have a wooden sewing box that was bought for me as a gift for my 40th birthday a few years ago. It is a sturdy and practical sewing box, it fits in many of my essential sewing accessories perfectly.  Since completing the Makeover of my Sewing Room the wooden sewing box looked out of place, as though it did not belong.

Solution? Upcycle the wooden sewing box to match the Sewing Room. 
Upcycled wooden sewing box perfect craft room recycle Pink pop of color

I am so pleased with the result. It has turned out perfect, and was so easy to do. A task I had started outside in the sunshine, but with typical British weather and rain clouds forming it was completed inside. A small match pot of paint is sufficient to complete two coats.

Why not follow my easy steps to update your own sewing box.

Craft Project idea Upcycle old sewing wooden box recycle

Equipment Required to Upcycle a Sewing Box
  • Sand Paper 
  • Paint Brush 
  • Tin of Primer 
  • Tin of Paint or Paint Sample Pot
  • Sewing Box

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  1. What a lovely upcycling project!!! I love the shade you've chosen too — such a fabulous raspberry shade!!

    I absolutely love painting things to give them a new lease of life — often people can't be bothered an buy new things but I think it's lovely to upcycle and make things your own! Thanks so much for linking up with #HomeEtc — hope to see you again next week! x

    Caro | www.thetwinklediaries.co.uk

  2. Such a beautiful choice of colour. Great tutorial too! Thank you for sharing it with us #pintorials

  3. It looks so pretty now, what a great idea.


  4. I love the idea of upcycling, but I must confess I've never upcycled anything. I should use your tutorial as the instructions seem quite easy.

  5. I have such a sewing box, so I usually can sew their own look, very convenient.


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