Saturday, 21 May 2016

Vintage Altered Box a Shabby Is Chic Boutique DT Project

Good morning friends, Kim here today to share with you my next DT project for Shabby is Chic Boutique on Facebook.
This time I have altered a wooden box for a gift for a friend.

I painted this box with a coat of gesso, then gave it an application of my crackle medium, then another coat of paint. I set it aside to dry and once it was I got out some of the gorgeous napkins from the SCB Store.


I placed the napkins on top of the crackle and when it dries it gives a lovely image, and it appears as though the box has been painted in the beautiful napkin images. I tore up a few interesting pieces from various napkins and added them to the top and side of the box as well.

I used mod podge to adhere to napkins on the box, and once it was dry it was time to get out some gorgeous SCB laces and trims!

I added some of the new mesh doilies and shabby rose buttons to one side of the box for interest. I also cut apart the butterfly lace trim and added one butterfly to each corner of the box, embellishing them with pieces of the pearl and rhinestone trim.

Lastly, I added one of the pearl and rhinestone bling pieces to the front of the box. I also used the mini silver spoon from SCB, which I filled with pink micro beads, and some flowers to finish off the top of the box.

For the inside of the box I painted the mirror white and decorated it with the mini pink floral trim. The bottom of the box I painted a shabby pink colour, and filled  it with some laces and goodies I am sending to my friend.

I hope you have enjoyed my project today and will pop over to the Shabby is Chic Boutique Store today to stock up on some gorgeous items for your craft room!

Pink Tulle Trim
Heart Lace Trim
Butterfly Lace Trim
Pearl and Rhinestone Bling
Pearl and Rhinestone Trim
Pink Daisy Trim
Butterfly and Black and White Napkins
Silver Spoon Charm
Shabby Rose Button
Mesh Doily

Other Items Used
Martha Stewart Paint
Crack It! Crackle Medium
Vintage Girl Napkin
Pink Rosette
Micro Beads
Petaloo Flowers
Wild Orchid Craft Flowers
Vintage Millenary Flowers
Wooden Jewel Box

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