Thursday, 19 April 2012

Altered Gift Box

This was a small jewelry box that I'd had for many years. I made it for the bag charm - previous post. I embossed card and rubbed the raised edges with a bronze ink pad. The 'corner' and 'photo frame' are cut out of a bronze craft sheet. I've had it many years and bought from a little craft shop, no idea of the make, but it's a very thin and soft metal sheet. My photo is from a sheet I bought from Crafts U Print, I glazed over it.
 Sorry the photo's are of such poor quality..took them with my mobile (cell phone)

 Inside of box is also lined with embossed card. 
This is my second entry for 

Divas By Design Challenge ... Anything But A Card


Pearl said...

Its gorgeous! The amber embellishments make it perfect! I have just been making a jewelry box for my sister too, out of a chocolate box. I will be posting it soonish.
Love Pearl x

Priyanka said...

This box is also pretty enough to keep this charm.

coops said...

gorgeous box lindy.stunning colours and i love the beautiful image :D

xx coops xx

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

wow linda! this is just beautiful! a treasure for sure!

hugs :)

dj1952 said...

Wow, this is so elegant. Sorry I forgot to comment earlier. I'm still trying to catch up. Love the gold. Hugs, dj

Stacey G.-2 Craf-t-4u said...

This is a beautiful bow Linda! Perfect for jewelry!

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