STEPS
TOOLS

Secure bottom of the cardboard box with packing tape

Gather supplies

Gather supplies

Mark lines about 1 inch (2.5 cm) inside each edge of the box on each side and on the top of the box

Mark lines about 1 inch (2.5 cm) inside each edge of the box on each side and on the top of the box

Using a box cutter, cut along the lines that you drew

Using a box cutter, cut along the lines that you drew

Cut the front flaps off

Cut the front flaps off

Cut a section of tissue paper, large enough to fit over each of the openings you cut

Cut a section of tissue paper, large enough to fit over each of the openings you cut

Cut away the strays of the tissue paper

Cut away the strays of the tissue paper

Insert white construction paper, or mat board into the box to fit the inside back and bottom

Insert white construction paper, or mat board into the box to fit the inside back and bottom

Finished product, add lights on both sides

Finished product, add lights on both sides

Before

Before

After

After

  • Cardboard box
  • White & Black Matte Board
  • Box Cutter
  • White Tissue Paper
  • Lights
  • Subject to shoot