Graphic Painted Eyeglass Case

Remember when I told you a couple weeks ago that I was going to start using my craft stash? Here’s another project from the stash. I found this little balsa wood container thingy a while ago at Hobby Lobby. I had no idea what I was going to do with it but thought it could turn into something fun. Emilee got new glasses so I thought it would be a perfect case for her to keep them safe in, but they didn’t fit. My glasses fit in it though so I gave her my case and decided to turn it into a Graphic Painted Eyeglass Case for me.

Graphic Painted Eyeglass Case

Here’s What You Need:

Wood container
Paint (I used DecoArt Snow White, DecoArt Metallic Glorious Gold, Plaid Brilliant Pink)
Skinny tape (I used thin washi tape)
Foam brush
Hot glue gun

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I didn’t want the glasses to get scratched or bounce around inside the container so I cut a piece of felt to fit inside. Hot glue around the edges of the felt and apply to the inside of the container.

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I applied the washi tape to the outside of the container in a random pattern. You can make it as simple or as detailed as you like.

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Paint the areas in different colors. I really like metalliacs right now and I like to mix them with brights and matte finishes. Do you remember doing something like this in elementary school? I remember making random designs and coloring in the closed areas. I only applied one coat of paint to each area. Remove the tape once the paint is dry.

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Do you see where the white paint is a little brighter on the upper left hand area? I made a mistake and painted it pink, so I had to paint it over with white. Oops! I also have a little oops on the right hand side but decided to just let it go.

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I painted the ends pink and the closure pink. I love how modern and fun the pattern and colors are.

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I think my glasses are pretty happy and protected in this new eyeglass case.

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These colors are so fun and aren’t anywhere in my home so it was fun to be able to use them somewhere else.

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Be on the look out for more craft stash projects coming your way!

{ 2 comments… add one }
  • Holly February 21, 2015, 10:21 am

    Hi, Leanne! We are coming to Las Vegas in a few weeks and I wanted to see if you had a few things that I shouldn’t miss from a non-touristy point of view. Look forward to hearing from you! Thanks!

  • Rita May 9, 2016, 1:24 pm

    Hi Leanne,

    I really like your eyeglass box case project. Problem so, I cannot find a box like that anywhere….Can you help?

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