Monday, 18 August 2014

altered box

Hi there everyone, hope everyone is well and that the weather is good, we have had gale force winds and rains overnight, but it seems to have settled down now.   I had heaps of time yesterday to do a bit of crafting,  ie:  an altered box to give as part of a birthday present.   I stained the top of the box with Tim Holtz stain "chipped sapphire", and used three of his stencils, "Hearts",measured, and burlap" to add texture paste, lightly coloured with "tumbled glass", when this was all dry I added satin flowers, buttons and a paper measuring tape together with charms, scissors, thimble and rhinestone buckle, I adhered some pretty black lace around the lid, I bought this from Liquidators, and it was very cheap!   around the sides of the box I added a dress model, and reel, from Tim Holtz movers and shapers cutting die and the sewing machine and another reel from Joy Crafts, I have had these cutting dies for a very long time. I shaded around these pieces with Tim Holtz distress ink "Vintage Photo" and I am entering this into two challenges,  Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge: http://simonsaysstampblog.com/mondaychallenge./?=  "Anything goes"  and Craft Hoarders Anonymous Challenge #14, "Button it up" http://gloriadesignschallenge.blogspot.com.au ,

8 comments:

  1. Lovely box. The lace combined with the buttons and sewing bits is spot on.
    Thanks for joining us at Craft Hoarders Anon :)

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  2. So cute, love all the sewing elements! Thanks for joining us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

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  3. Love the sewing bits and pieces! Thanks for joining us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

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  4. Love your altered box. Thanks so much for joining Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

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  5. Your altered box is awesome. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. :)

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  6. What a great altered box! I love the addition of lace and sewing ephemera! Thanks for joining us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous Challenge 14: Button it Up!

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  7. Fabulous altered box, love all the sewing elements. Thanks for joining us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous Challenge Blog.

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  8. What a cute little box! I love the sewing theme! Thanks for playing along this week at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

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