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Thursday, 21 July 2011

Recycled box

I discovered an old watch box and decided it would be a good idea to recycle it and turn it into a gift in itself.  I used one of the hearts from the Tando Creative chipboard cogs set to decorate the lid of the box.  Using two coats of acrylic paint and sanding back the top layer with an emery board to reveal the one beneath.


The box was covered and lined with vintage effect paper and I used adhesive ribbon around the edge.


The gifts inside include a handmade booklet with tear off pages....

and four corner bookmarks.


Thanks for looking...see you soon.
hugs
Chris xx

8 comments:

kath said...

wowee great to have you back creating again...I've been feasting my eyes on all your gorgeous creations...big hugs kath xxx

Artyjen said...

Great make! Love it.
xoxo Sioux

Karen said...

Fabulous work missus! Need to know how you did the book corners....I really like those! xxx

Lori said...

Love that heart! What a fab little gift!

froebelsternchen Susi said...

gorgeous!

Sally H said...

Just been catching up. You have been busy. I love this box! great vintage feel

Electra said...

This is so creative, Chris!!

Sandy said...

Hi my dear friend Chris,

Wow wow wow wow you made so wonderful things in the last month. Very very creative and gorgeous. I love them all.

I´ve been back and visit you ;)