Measure and cut four pieces of paper to form squares to fit all four sides of the caddy. I’m more of a guess and mark with a pencil kinda gal! No exact measurements needed here. Just lay your paper over each side and eyeball it and mark it with a pencil for length and width for each square. Do this for all sides, bottom, top handle, and any other areas that you want to cover. For the handle, once you have cut your paper lay each side, facing out in front of the handle and trace the area of the handle with a pencil and cut the handle hole out.
Get your brush and Mod Podge and apply Mod Podge on the back side of each sheet of paper and apply to your caddy.
Once your caddy is completely covered, use your bone folder to rub each side lightly to get out any air bubble and also bush away any drips or excess Mod Podge. Let dry for about a half an hour or longer.
Next, apply Mod Podge over the entire surface of the decorated box, including the inside cup/bottle areas. This helps to give it a sturdy plastic appearance and the strengthen the handle and supply holders. Plus the great thing about Mod Podge is it acts as a finishing glaze and will really brighten the colors in your paper once it drys.
Add Mod Podge to any of your cut out’s or chipboard embellishments too! Let everything dry for about another hour.
Finish off by adhering your ribbon to both the front and back sides and adding your embellishments and cut-outs. I use double sided peelable tape from Stampin’ up for all my ribbon on projects! It works great and does not create a sticky mess.
Now you are ready to fill up your finished caddy with school supplies, desk accessories, or take it on a picnic and stick your Ketchup and Mustard containers and plastic ware in the pockets! It is perfect on the go!