Monsters Inc. Photo Cube Night Light

DIU Disney Monsters Inc Photo Cube
  • Skill Level Intermediate
  • Estimated Time 1.5 hours (not including drying time)


  • Disney Dress It Up buttons Monsters Inc.
  • Wood photo cube
  • Letter M. Must be able to stand on its own on top of the cube. Will be glued for additional stability.
  • Black and white foam
  • Optional – small wood cubes
  • Pencil, scissors, paintbrushes, ruler
  • Hot glue gun and sticks
  • Paint in the following colors:
    • Blue
    • Lime green
    • Bright yellow
    • Black
    • Grey
    • Light turquoise blue
    • Light purple


  • Paint the letter M blue and let dry.

  • Take out the glass and wood from the photo cubes frames. Set aside for later. If you want to leave these out make sure you paint the interior of the cube at this time.

  • Paint one side green and the opposite side light turquoise blue. Let dry.

  • Paint the lid and the 2 remaining sides of the cube bright yellow. Let dry.

  • Cut 2 pointed ovals out of your white foam. Cut out 2 circles from the black foam. Glue a circle in the center of each oval to make an eye. Glue one eye on each side of your M.

  • Draw stripes using your pencil and ruler on the lid and 2 yellow sides of the cube.

  • Paint stripes black, and paint spots of light purple on the turquoise side. Let dry.

  • Paint your lids edges and the tiny cubes grey.

  • Add monster drawings, photos, clip art or anything else you want to the photo slots. If you also wish to use it as a night light, leave the wood backing out and use an electric tea light. The light will show thru most papers.

  • Glue the letter M to the top of the lid.

  • Snip the backs off the buttons and glue them and the small cubes to the box and letter.