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Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Lots of green......D

Hi all
This will be a very quick posting as I desperately need my bed - it is screaming at me lol.

I altered a box for a friend at work and this is her favourite colour.  I used oddments of lace sporadically, a little pearl trim which was kicking about on my table (lurking in the shadows lol)  a large rosette flower with an old pearl brooch in the middle.  On the front I used a butterfly - a butterfly the recipient of this box gave me in a bag of broken jewellery she gave me.  I always like to use the pieces given to me alter them and give them right back lol.

I used a dark jade paint, then added white and brushed lightly over the top. I then used a rub n buff over the textured areas.  I then sealed it with mod podge.
Now for the pics.  

Hugz and love to all and thank you for visiting me - do call back whenever you like lol.


  1. Wow! How beautiful. I am sure your friend will love this. Thank you for creating with us at Use Your Stuff.

  2. Looks like a Siren's treasure box, absolutely gorgeous ! Thanks for playing along with us at Use Your Stuff !

  3. Beautiful altered box love the colour and brooch on the top
    Carol x

  4. What a beautiful box you have made! Quite creative! Love the butterfly you added and that jewelry! Thanks for playing this week at 613 Avenue Create!

  5. Wow that is something else, very creative! Thanks for Playing along with us this time at Top Tip Tuesday Challenge, hugs Samantha :0)

  6. wow... a lot of work sure went in to that. Thanks for joining our Go Green challenge at Craft YOur passion.! HUgsxx

  7. Great project which I am sure your friend will treasure. Thanks for joining the monochromatic challenge at Incy Wincy Designs.

  8. Wonderful! Fantastic Detail! Thank you for sharing with us at Tip Top Tuesday. Amy A., DT


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Hugz Elaine xx


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