However it’s quick and you have to admit they are cute.
So if you fancy doing the same to yours here’s how you go about it
- Use the matchbox to trace a template onto the cardboard
- Place the cut pieces of cardboard onto the wrong side of the wrapping paper and glue in place, folding the edges over neatly.
- Apply glue to the matchbox top and fix the first covered piece of cardboard in place, do the same on the other side.
- Voila – cute covered matchboxes.
If you’re really particular (I was) you can make a matchbox from scratch and cover it entirely. Then cut the sandpaper bit (for lighting the matches) from the original box and stick it on your new one.