What you'll need to make a Secret Compartment
- A piece of wood cut to fit inside the box (I actually had Lowe's cut the boards to size) :)
- Two small pieces cut to fit about 3/4ths of the board
- Clamps. I bought these clamps and absolutely love them: IRWIN Tools QUICK-GRIP One Hand Mini Bar Clamp, 6-inch (546CS)
I glued and clamped the short boards to the board. I didn't bother painting the underside - no one is going to see that anyway - except for this post. :)
If you follow me on instagram you saw my daughter putting these foam kits together in an assembly line fashion last year. I had no idea what we were going to do with all of these, but she did such a fantastic job I held onto them. We FINALLY had a use.
We painted the top pink and glued all of these things on it. How cute is that!
Here is what the bottom of the trunk looks like with the false bottom - very pretty :)
I glued a piece of ribbon under one of the decorative pieces for a nicely concealed handle. Also, because I used shortened side boards underneath the false bottom, if needed we can push down on and the bottom will pop up.