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Tuesday, 31 January 2012

recycled box

I found this box a couple of weeks ago hanging around on the top shelf of the cupboard (you know the one your hubby puts the choccies on cos you can't reach it lol) and shockingly it still had a couple of choccies left in it left over from Christmas.......well it would be rude to leave them there, they might go off or anything lol
When I saw the Steam Funk download from Funky Hand I just knew it would suit the shape of the box. So I used the clock paper to cover it then added a trim of some lace round the rim of the box, the flower is made with layers of circles scrumched up and battered about a bit (broke my heart doing that I can tell you lol) The pearls and the pins were from my stash box. I almost used it last week as a gift box but I just couldn't part with it!! I am thinking it might look nice on my dressing table for earrings or something :o)


Challenges:
Paper Play ~ Lovely Lace
Moving along with the times ~ bloomin marvellous
Cupcake Craft ~ recycle












So I empied it and decided it would be good for decorating :o)

8 comments:

Rose Petal said...

Hi there. This is a cute shaped box, and I love how you have decorated it.
Thank you for joining us at MAWTT an good luck.
Love Sandra xx

Faye said...

Want choklit now! This is really stylish. Thanks so much for joining our recycle challenge at Cupcake this week. Good Luck. x

Mynnette said...

LOVE the shabby chic feel of this--and the beads and pins are amazing! :) This is gorgeous!!!

louise said...

Gorgeous piece of recycling and it would look lovely on a dressing table, thank you for joining us at Cupcake craft this week.
Hugs louise xx

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

This is fantastic hun, love the vintagey, steampunk feel to it!

Thank you for sharing with us at MAWTT, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Mandy said...

Gorgeous box Amanda, fab recycling :)
Thanks for joining us at Paper Play
hugs Mandy xx

dragonllew said...

Wow this looks great thanks for joining us this week at MAWTT.
Jenny GDT

sari said...

Oooh, this is absolutly stunning!!! Just love all the pretty details!! Thanks for joining us at The Cupcake Craft Challenge this week! Good Luck! Hugs and sunshine