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Thursday, 23 January 2014

Decorated Book Box!

Hello lovely bloggers!  I had so much fun with this little project, thank you Craft Barn :-D  I have altered a teensy Book Box, its only 9cm high...cute!!!!


There is a glow from the paints and sparkle from the stencilled medium!  Of course no Book Box would be complete without a book and this is sooooo cute ;-D  A Massive thank you goes to very clever girly *Dawn* who made it for me.  Sisters are very useful sometimes hahaha!!!!  Its only 4.5x6.5cm and has been decorated to match.






I call it 'My Little Book of Smiles' as its a lovely way to record all the things that really make you laugh in life!  A great present I hope for someone.  You can find the instructions *here* if you would like to make one of these though not the book itself sadly.

Many thanks for coming to see me, HUGS xxx

Paper Mache Mini Book Boxes, set of two
Poppystamps Die - Cecilia Flower
Tando Creative Mask - Sequin Waste
Imagination Crafts Sparkle Medium - Jade
PaperArtsy Fresco Paints - Pansy
VersaMagic Dewdrops - Aquatic Splash
A4 Recycled Craft Card
Satin Ribbon - 3mm
Paper flower <<...>>

12 comments:

Coco said...

That's very cool Karen!!! Love both the book box and the tiny book inside by Dawn, very lovely..! how lucky you are you two haha!!! And the message and goal for the book is great, thanks for the idea I will remember this! HUGS Coco xxx

Kath said...

What a lovely idea and so beautifully presented. It will be a lucky person who receives this gorgeous gift.

Angelnorth said...

Super sweet little book - clever Dawn! Looks fabulous in its matching case, too!

Dawn said...

This is soooooooo gorgeous sweetie, I love how you have put this all together, beautifully done with fab colours and details - that shimmer is stunning. You are more than welcome for the little book my lovely, always a pleasure to make them for you you know - any time, any size tee hee.
Huge huggles x x x x

Sue said...

Beautiful tiny book,love the colours.
Sue x

chrissies said...

Thei is a fantastic book box with an adorable little book inside.

Great idea

Love Chrissie x

Hazel said...

This is gorgeous - I've just been catching up with what I've missed as I haven't visited for a while (shame on me) - and I love the bright and hold below xx

Caroline said...

The book and box is lovely Karen...x

Kaz said...

What a lovely idea, it's so pretty Karen xxx

DIane Warburton said...

I'm sure Dawn is up for some bribery and corruption if I think of something worthwhile ;-) What a great idea - a book to record laugh times. A good antidote to winter blues xx

Gio said...

Love it!! And a great, beautiful home for your sister's gift!

Sandy said...

I love it - now I want me a little book!!!! Wouldn't these make great gifts!
Sandy xx