Make It Ruby – DIY All Buttoned Up Magazine Holders

Hey GirlMoguls – our friend Make it Ruby has another cool DIY project for us – let me tell you, this one I so need – I always have so many magazines lying around and no place to put them – but not anymore – because check out these fun and super magazine holders.  So get your glue gun out and have some fun girls!   And don’t forget – for more fun crafty DIY projects, be sure to check out MakeitRuby at

Make it Ruby’s “All Buttoned Up Magazine Holders”

Ruby’s Tool Kit:

  • cereal box
  • scissors
  • craft knife
  • craft paper
  • tacky glue
  • buttons
  • pipe cleaners

Safety First: Always be careful while using a craft knife

All Buttoned Up DIY Magazine Holders
All Buttoned Up DIY Magazine Holders


  1. Repurpose a empty cereal box into these fashionista magazine holders. Using a craft knife cut from top of the box in a basic curve of your holder.
  2. Wrap box with craft paper. Reinforce the top edges by glueing a row of buttons to protect & strengthen magazine holder.
  3. Use pipe cleaners to create decorative accents to the front face of the box. This project is perfect for displaying all your must have mags!!!



DIY Candy Stripe Lip Gloss Pouch

DIY Candy Stripe Lip Gloss Pouch
DIY Candy Stripe Lip Gloss Pouch

Hey GirlMoguls – we have another cool guest DIY post from Make it Ruby – so, get out your glue gun and get going…Girls, you have a new friend named Ruby here to show you some easy steps for a variety of DIY projects for your room, clothes, school locker and more. is a destination web site created just for you. With materials readily found around the house, you’ll spend no more than $5 on each of these simple to make projects. Best thing yet, Ruby is all about her 3 R’s -reuse, renew, and repurpose – encouraging us all to be mindful of waste and challenging us to be eco-minded bffs.

“Candy Stripe Lip Gloss Pouch”

Ruby’s Tool Kit: all purpose tacky glue, scissors, recycled greeting cards, decorative jewels, hot glue gun, Safety First: Always have an adult supervise when using a hot glue gun

1.     Renew a small plastic make-up pouch that does not have decorative accents.

2.     Recycle your old greeting cards & cut out the design directly from the cards. Attach decorative design with an all purpose tacky glue.

3.     Apply decorative jewels with hot glue. Make sure to let them dry. Your BFF will be sure to scream when she sees her sweet holiday surprise.