Sunday, February 2, 2014

Hiding something ?

hello ladies,

do you sometimes also go a little overboard when you see something in your favorite craft store on sale or clearance?

Well I do… I don’t know how many of these little wooden boxes I picked up maybe a couple years ago at Michaels found in the $1 bin marked down to 50 cents.  Ever since I had to drag them around in my craft room pewh..

Back then I made a few boxes to give Christmas gifts away, this time I made one for Valentines. This time around I just painted the entire box with white Gesso and embossed with Frantage. So much easier and less mess than spritzing them with Tattered Angles Glitter spray. The black elastic band the box came with was replaced with a (NEW daaahhh of course ) white hair elastic I had in my vanity. The box turned out pretty cute and vintage. I did sent this box to Sweden including some yummy chocolates.

Chocolate box_1

Supplies used:
Tilda 2013 Valentines Collection
Sentiment: Stamping up
Gesso, vintage hardware or findings, Flowers, Liquid pearls, Stickles, Frantage 
Copic markers

Chocolate box_2


Sandra H said...

So beautiful x

Tammi said...

A lovely box, pretty with all the frantage on it...I like how you did the corners to! ~hugs

Ivonne said...

OMG, your box is absolutely beautiful! Loving all the frontage, it looks so gorgeous. The flowers are so pretty and the coloring amazing! Love it! Hugs, Ivonne

Katharina said...

hello, it is very beautifull,
Regards Katharina

Clevercrafter said...

How sweet ! Love this little box with Tilda on the top, coloured beautifully.

mickeydee said...

Your boxes are beautiful. I love all of the layers and the design. ...diann

Lisa Lynn said...

Claudia, the box is gorgeous. That is a perfect use for it.

mickeydee said...

Such a beautiful box. I love all of the detail....dianne

Becky said...

What a gorgeous creation. Beautiful flowers and gorgeous coloring.

Tania said...

Cute! what a great idea love the Tilda you used.

Christina C. said...

Gorgeous...superb coloring and lots of luscious details!Love the metal corners and flowers! You are such an inspiration, my friend!

Elise said...

HI ya Claudia!! :) How are you doing dear? I hope you are all very well!! :)

So now I can totally relate with you buying loads of the same thing if you love it! Believe me .. I have a TON of those little crate carriers thingy that I got from Michaels .. and ummmmm .. it's kinda just sitting in my closet. LOL!!!

Soooo .. this box you've made .. wowwwww! Absolutely GOR-GEOUS beyond words! I so LOVE your colouring and you're another girl who cuts images PERFECTLY! Goodness gracious! I am AWFUL at cutting!!!!! lol!

And all that frantage .. sigh .. DIVINE!!! What an INCREDIBLE box you've made .. a perfect gift! I LOVE this like always!!!!!

Sending You Big Hugs!

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XxJULESxX said...

Wow stunning!!!

Ellen said...

Wooow Claudia...this card is gorgeous and beautiful colors!
XX Ellen

My name is Wynneth said...

What a darling sweet little box, I'm a HUGE fan of Frantage too I love it !

I'm like you, go crazy when items are on sale in my local crafting stores ! Can't wait for my next trip to check out what bargains I can find in Michaels, Jo-Anns and Hobby Lobby !