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Sunday, 26 April 2015

Gift box for my friend - yes I do have one! *

A friend of mine has a birthday coming up and am totally at a loss at what to give her so I thought I would do the packaging first and then buy the gift to fit and a very small gift it will be lol!

I found a small wooden box in my stash which I gessoed and painted cream.  I wiped DI around the edges to age it.  I then used papers from my stash to cover the sides, top and base.  These were distressed and inked.  I used various stamps for the sides.  For the top I used a Fernli design frame which I finished off with alcohol ink and brushed over using glossy accents.  I covered the oval insert with the same papers and stamped another quote.  I covered it with a thick layer of glossy accents to give a glass effect.

That's it all done except for buying the gift and making a card lol





Thank you for joining me today and please call again sometime.

Hugz Elaine xxx



8 comments:

  1. Lucky friend :) such a gorgeous box it doesn't need anything inside. Sorry haven't been by for a while x off for a browse round you Place to see what lovelies I have been missing :)

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  2. Never mind what the gift is, this is a special item, personal and handmade! I'm sure your friend will love it.

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  3. Wow, great job, your sentiments are amazing. Great job, thanks for entering our challenge at One Crazy Stamper.

    Cheers,
    Leanne DT

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  4. Gorgeous box a very personal handmade gift love the sentiments -your friend(only 1 lol) will love it
    Carol x

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  5. Fantastic, I would be happy with just the box! I'm sure your friend will love it. Creative Blessings, Tracy x

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  6. Beautiful box, i love it when it just looks so good without all the decorations. Thank you for joining us at Nordsalten hobbyklubb :-)

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