How to Paint Your Own Custom Tissue Box Cover

Have you ever wanted to give your bathroom a makeover? What about just a little decoration update? You can add some flair and personality with a custom tissue box cover that you paint yourself! This project is easy and fun. In this blog post, I will walk you through the steps of painting your own DIY custom-painted tissue box cover in any color or design that suits your personality!

A wooden tissue box cover painted with flowers.

How to Paint Your Own Custom Tissue Box Cover

I loved how this project was so imaginative. It's the perfect way to spend an afternoon!

Where to Find Your Tissue Box 

I started with a wooden tissue box that I found online and decided to create something completely adorable! You can find one HERE!

Basecoating Your Project

I base-coated the surface with acrylic paint in the color buttermilk. You can pick whatever color works for your project. I applied two complete layers and allowed each layer to dry before applying the next one.

Choosing the Perfect Stencil

The Rosie Posie Flower Pot Stencil is a great way to create some cute flowers. You will position the stencil on the surface and start painting with your favorite colors!

Adding Some Flare to Your Custom Tissue Box

I thought it would be fun to add a little something extra to my tissue box cover, so I used an embossing tool and added La De Da Dots around the flowers in black. Then, I scattered some white dots in the open areas for good measure!

A wooden tissue box cover painted yellow with flowers painted on it.

We hope this DIY project has given you the confidence to create your own custom tissue box cover. Have fun with it! And if you have any questions about how we made ours, feel free to email us at If you create your own, please text me a picture of yours to 714-202-9356. I'd love to see it and share it with our community. Happy crafting!

Xo, Jenn

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