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DIY tutorials

How to make a projector out of a shoe box
14 Oct
You have probably thought you'd like to have a projector at home before, but you've given up the idea because they are very expensive. You have probably thought of it when you wanted to show your group of friends your holiday photos or videos. We have good news: making a DIY projector, is possible! With two magnifying glasses and a mobile phone we can make our own projector and set up our own cinema at home. Don't forget you'll need a white wall on which to...
Colouring in Mandala boxes to recharge our batteries
2 Oct
This month we decided to follow the Mandala colouring fashion but not before finding out the true meaning of the word and the reason why it has become so popular. Do you know the meaning of the word? We did a little research and discovered the word "Mandala" comes from Sanskrit and means "circle". A sacred circle, a wheel, a magic ring… these are some of the many words to describe this art.     One of the main goals is to encourage energy...
How to make a kaleidoscope with a box for macarons
21 Sep
Today we are going to surprise you with the amazing shapes you can see inside a kaleidoscope. It's an optical illusion instrument that uses bright colours, reflections and lights to create mesmerising shapes. So, today we are going to transform a box for macarons into a kaleidoscope so little ones and adults alike can observe the colourful reflections. But, how does a kaleidoscope really work? One of the ends of this fun gadget is made out of translucent material that...
Back to school
7 Sep
September is here and the school year has almost begun. It is now time to get everything ready for a perfect start: textbooks, autumn clothes, stationery supplies… Little ones also like to prepare their schoolbags, notebooks and coloured pencils. From SelfPackaging, we would like to give them a hand getting ready to go back to school. Today we are bringing in a cool idea for all the kids who enjoy DIY. Kids, we are going to make a pencil case using one of our boxes so...
Tags for your baby shower
2 Aug
The day you present your little one or the event before he or she is born are always emotional events shared with family and friends. Days with everyone pampering the baby and bearing gifts. For a baby shower, a table is set and decorated, cute cakes are baked and little favours are prepared to thank the guests. Little gifts to give them at the end of the party, to thank everyone who came to the celebration and brought gifts and good wishes. Every party has a theme and...