Sunday, 6 June 2010

A wooden Box

When I was in Canada visiting Isabelle she took me to a craft store (I forget the name of the store), where I got this lovely little wooden box. I only remembered to photograph it after I had started priming it, but I am sure you get the idea of what it looked like when I started.


After priming I painted it with Adirondak Sandal paint (about 3 coats), and added streaks of Viva Copper metal paint.
The stamping is done with Adirondak Rust and using Artifacts Butterfly Kisses stamps.
The "T" on the top is a grungebaord letter under copper metal, using Ten Second Studio tools to embellish the metal. It has been painted with Adirondak Espresso and Sandal to create a more distressed look.
To create the butterflies I painted some card with Sandal and Copper paint, then punched with a Martha Stewart punch.
I dont really think the photos do it justice, but they are the only way I can share the work!




3 comments:

  1. Wowzers Trish this is so gorgeous!
    Love your beautiful colour and your images and sentiments are fabulous!
    hugs
    kim x

    ReplyDelete
  2. How can you forget the name of the store??? Michael's!!
    Like what you did with your box!! great job Miss
    hugs,
    isa x

    ReplyDelete
  3. I love your box! Lovely subtle colours and great detail! The quotes are very nice too. Maybe I'll see it IRl one day, I'm sure it looks even better!
    Jenni

    ReplyDelete

Thank you for leaving a comment, it means a lot to me.

Sundried