I know today is Quote day but I also wanted to show you a project that I have been working on over the weekend. It is something totally new to me, but I was so inspired by a box that Astrid MacLean did for Spellbinders recently that I decided to try my hand at an Altered box. If you haven't been to Astrid's blog, pop over and take a look she is fab and offers loads of wonderful vintage freebies (alot can be found on Pinterest)
Well, I had a plain black shiny gift box, cannot remember for the life of me what was in it though, anyway, I striped it and using lots of Mod Podge I covered it with some beautiful dark blue Oriental paper (I had not realised just how lovely the quality of this paper was and it's been in my stash for two years!).
I think it turned out okay for my first ever attempt and it has definitely given me lots of new ideas for future gifts etc. I hope you like it.
My recipe:- Spellbinders Rose Creations, Labels20, & Fancy Tags 2. Decorative pins, wired pearls crochet lace and circle doily are all handmade by me. Braid from my stash. Papers are from Serif romance scrapbooking digikit.
Lace rose below pins was handcut from a lace curtain,
I will end with my quote for the week, it is an American proverb I believe:-