Happy Saturday, crafty people!
I’m sharing the last project I made with the November kit today: an altered gift box. I have a hoard of boxes that I save from all kinds of packaging to “upcycle” into prettier things! This box was packaging for a cell phone case:
It was so simple to make! Here’s how I did it:
I started out with this box:
Using the Prima Marketing Icing paste, I panted the edges of the box with a course brush. The paste is thick, but I only wanted the color of it, not the texture. Using a brush with stiff bristles gives me the finish I want.
I carefully paint the sides of the bottom of the box, and the sides of the top one as well. I cover some of the top as well, which I will cover with paper.
Next, I cut out some feathers and the clock from the AB Studio papers, as well as a piece to top the box with.
I cut out a doily using the black AB Studio paper.
I distress the edges of the paper, then apply some pink ink.
I add some script stenciling (The stencil and paste are from my stash.).
I allow it to dry.
Then I add some more pink using these two sprays, and allow the paper to dry.
I add some of the ribbon from the kit to the edges of the top of the box.
Next, I add layers. This is the first layer of feathers that I add to figure out how many more I can add.
I add the clock and doily die cut.
And then I add the rest of the feathers, flowers, and metal piece.
I also added a pretty moon charm from my stash. (Prima Marketing Moon Child collection)
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