july 4th is right around the corner, which means one thing: barbecue season has begun! so bust out the burgers and tofu dogs and don’t forget to b.y.o.b! at the end of the day you’re certain to have a little sunburn and a lot of empty six-pack holders lying around. with a bit of gift wrap, these simple cardboard constructions can be transformed into super handy condiment and picnic supply caddies for your next shindig. for larger gatherings you can put one on each table, and when summer is over they’ll make great holders for knitting needles, paintbrushes or pens and pencils. just click here for the full project instructions or click “read more” below.
have a safe and fantastic 4th!
–derek & lauren
here’s what you need:
-empty cardboard six-pack holder
-decorative paper such as giftwrap or wallpaper
1. flatten the cardboard caddy and trace around the shape onto the backside of your paper. Cut out two pieces.
2. apply an even coat of rubber cement to the backside of your paper and the cardboard. let sit for a minute, then smooth paper onto carboard.
3. fill with ketchup, mustard, salt, pepper, forks, napkins, etc.!
4. party! party! party!