Sunday, 28 November 2010

Altered


The final challenge of 2010 over at Art N Soul was to alter a matchbox and include 'something' inside as a surprise for your swap partners. Looking at the photostream everyone has shown what's inside their boxes so no surprise there then!!! LOL

Here's my matchbox. I used Crafty Individual angel themed papers and embossed the edges of the box in silver. A dab of Stickles on the stars on the front of the box and some glossy accents to highlight the two angels. I lined the inside of the box with the same themed papers and put some grey organza fabric inside. The silver bell is from my stash.

Inside the box is a tiny Christmas Card made with the same papers and I again embossed the edges, also added a row of clear beads.

Some time ago, I made several necklaces from glass tiles so I popped one inside a silver coloured tin, (which the recipient can alter for another project if they want to). The silver star snowflake was from my stash.

Mixed Media Monday - Boxing Clever
Lots to Do - Embossing

14 comments:

  1. hiya good bud ..........divine and wonderful little art works you are such a clever what sit hope you are all ok all my love sassyxxxx

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  2. I click on the picture for a bigger size and I see a very amazing matchbox wit a beautiful card and a lovely suprise.
    I really love what you have done. Great job. Have a nice day, Trudie.

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  3. Fantastic little box card must be tiny and exquisite. Thank you for sharing with us at Lots to do. xx Zoe

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  4. Terrific matchbox. Annette x

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  5. Totally stunning Viv - inside and out! Love the little Paris necklace.

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  6. Love the box and the little surprise x

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  7. Oh my word this is absolutely gorgeous, how beautiful

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  8. Wow this is incredible, Viv! Diane

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  9. This is fabulous, very delicate.

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  10. What a beautiful little piece of art, i love it

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