Tuesday, July 31, 2012

{ New Keepsake Box }

 Here is a keepsake box I did using a box I purchased for $1 at Target and this is what I cam up with. I covered the box with Prima and I used the antique MOD PODGE and added some lace. paper flowers and some trim around the edges and I also added a butterfly. I painted the wooden knobs for the legs on the bottom.I used a string of small pearls on top to add some dimension. The color of the box was a bright pink with poka dots on it before I altered it.
 This is just a peek of what I am creating in between the yard work being done. I hope to get started in a day or 2 so wish me luck!





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10 comments:

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Looks amazing! Beautiful details! Carri ~abusybee
www.doubleclickconnections.blogspot.com

Jessica S said...

Joe, this sure was a "trash to treasure" kind of project...I can't even imagine a pink polka dot box now. You have done a lovely job altering this and I love all the added detail on the inside, too. Fantabulous!!
:O)
Jessica S

Karon said...

WOW - Joe this is absolutely stunning. TFS

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Michelle J M said...

Gosh Joe, that is certainly altered! Really stunning. Clever you! Michelle x

HeatherLynn said...

WOW, Joe, this turned out gorgeous! Love all of the details you added. Turned out perfect!!!! Been missin' ya! You know our next hop will be here before we know it!! :)

Hugs,
HL

Gez said...

Wow! That's the most amazing box ever!! Very clever :o)

P.G. Lamb said...

Gorgeous! It appears like your garden also inspired you.

Heather said...

wow this is amazingly beautiful!
Heather
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Paper Crafter Anonymous

anna christensen crafts said...

Wow Joe, this is really beautiful. It looks like a Georgian heirloom now - amazing xx

Julie said...

Goodness, this is just amazing how stunning your box looks now it's "altered", wish I'd got the time to try this, ho hum, maybe one day!.x

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