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Friday, May 19, 2017

Use A Quote

I'm very excited to be a guest at A Vintage Journey today and to share my Use a Quote project.  

I recently made this faux book card for my daughter's birthday and today's project is a matching box.  
I happened to have a suitable size box in my 'stash' but I needed to change the design to one with a hinged lid. I also added an extra layer of chipboard to the sides to make it sturdy.

Here is my completed project:





 I thought the quote was the perfect inspirational message for this project.
  I used the same patterned papers I had used in the card and selected matching card stock and embellishments.  The ribbon serves as a tab to lift the hinged lid.



Here is the inside:  


I distressed and inked all the edges and added lace to finish it off. 



The inside of the hinged lid.  


Once again all the edges were distressed and inked. I inserted a panel covered with satin material, added some lace and the two triangles of patterned paper which create a pocket.  A lace die cut border and pearls finished it off.


Here is a side view:




And a close-up.....




Thank you so much to A Vintage Journey for inviting me.  I enjoyed every minute of creating this for my sweet Kayleigh who turned 18 on the 18th May! Happy Birthday sweetheart ❤


Have a wonderful day and thanks for stopping by.
Zelda x


5 comments:

  1. What a lovely box, happy birthday to your daughter. Congratulations on being a Guest Designer for AVJ this month x

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  2. Gorgeous creation Zelda! Congrats on GD and what a special gift for your sweet daughter!!!!

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  3. This is just the perfect box and so beautifully finished! It looks fantastic in those colours and with those beautiful embellishments, love it!

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  4. This. Is. Stunning. Love it....and that sentiment is beautiful!

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  5. This is just a lovely box filled with delightful and delicate details! What a true labor of love and one your daughter will treasure, I'm sure! Thank you for being our Guest Designer at A Vintage Journey! Hugs! Sara Emily

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