I was recently sent a surprise in the mail and it arrived in a nice sturdy Sew Chic Notecard box which originally held note cards of French Button Cards from the Art Deco era. It seemed ashame to not do something with the box, so I decided to make something for the friend who originally sent me the box.
Here's the box closed. I added a couple
of buttons on the front-I used a smaller
button under the larger top button to
act as a handle.
gold krylon leafing pen also added border sticker paper inside the top and bottom of the box. I created the dress using an old dress pattern that I tore strips of and glued down in overlapping pieces onto some canvas paper. Once the paper dried I sketched a dress and cut it out and embellished it. The hanger I made from some wire I had. The "Girls Night" plate on the front is from a Making Memories package of their Eclectic Metal Plates that I've had for awhile sitting out on my work area just waiting for me to find a purpose for it. I love when a I don't necessarily have a plan but I do have an idea and it all actually comes together. The last thing I was going to add were some button feet on the bottom of the box, but with the lid open it made it very top heavy so I scratched that idea.
Hope this inspires you to create
something of your own :-)
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