Matching Matches


I gotta say this. I place a matches box in every restroom in my house. Why? I don’t know if you know, but lighting a match after going to the bathroom prevents bad odors. Isn’t that great? 
So, I want my guests to feel very comfortable at my place, so these rooms always have them there.
But, I was thinking, how can I make them go with the restroom decoration? And I started looking for patterns that I liked, and found these. One of the restrooms is green and the other one yellow/orange.
Here I’m sharing with you my pretty matching matches boxes. 
You will need: glue, the patterns, the matches box, ruler, pencil and scissors. I decided to first paint the box black, so for this you will need black water based painting and a small brush.

First, I cutted the patterns, I had to measure the box and get the same size pattern. 

After cutting, the patterns look like this:

Then, I started painting the box (do not paint on the striking surface)…

When the painting dried, I painted the other side.

Finally, I glued the pattern in every matches box.

And the look like this:

And guess what? They are refill!!

This is one of the WC

This is the other one (guests’):

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About Gaby Godoy de Porras

I'm a 27 years old housewife that loves to cook and try new recipes, as well as decor our home. I love to do makeovers to old furniture I get (my hubby loves it too!) and I get so excited when my ideas come true! I love to see other people's ideas come true too. I'm a total DIYer (I made almost every detail in my wedding).
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2 Responses to Matching Matches

  1. nat says:

    Heeey eres muy considerada con tus invitados jeje, nice 😉 Y usaste la cajita tornasol de tu despedida #win…qué chido jojo

  2. Melissa says:

    heeyyy me gusto mucho la idea!!!! jajaja que original!!! que bonitos!!

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