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Monday, February 21, 2011

Mini Gift Box

Being it was a snowday~~got about 13 inches of snow with high winds~~My Boss decided to play it safe for patients and employees ;)   Took the day to catch up on laundry, cleaning, made cookies and of course played in craft room!!

Created a Gift Box!!! Started out as a wooden box.........painted with some Extreme Rose glitter acrylic paint and It didn't cover as nicely as I wanted so I then painted over that with Black Cherry Twinkling h2o's and Whola~~ I Love the outcome :D
Doesn't the box look quite distressed or vintagy~~Nice :)  Used my Maggie Mini Angel and colored her with copics and the stickles caused her wings to look distressed--oh well~~she is so cute anyway :)
Floral decor: Roses are nestled on Magnolia doo hickey doily petals and WO leaf.  Added crystal spray and blinged roses and Magnolia doo hickey dragonfly with Viva Decor Holo Iridescent glitter liner pen and stardust stickles.  Complimented with pearls and Modern Romance Love Charm.
Very sparkly and shiney!!!
Inside: After painting added decorative touch with pink swirly paper cut out with SB deckled rectangle nestie and added SU whimsical words sentiment~~"happiness Always"

Challenges entering:
MDUC #84~~ Distressing
CRAFT #90~~ Not a Card!!
SSCC~~ Pink
Appreciate your visit! You have truly brightened my day!! GOD BLESS


Karen said...

OMGOSH Mary Lou!! I love your cute little purple box!! Tilda looks amazing on top!! Thanks so much for sharing your gorgeous creation with us this week at MDUC

Squirrel x said...

Wow hunny, this is such a super idea and so beautifully done! Love that sparkly red/purple paint job - can you do my car too?! Love it, and the inside detail just makes it perfect. Hugs, Sxx

Crafty_Fairie said...

Oh this is delish thanks for sharing your lovely project with us at CRAFT Challenge this week.

Kerry x

Melanie said...

Mary Lou...this is so gorgeous!!! I love the finish on the box. It's so glamorous! Tilda looks so sweet perched on top. :)

Janiel/ janny said...

Hi Mary Lou, This is gorgeous!!
Thank you for joining us at MDUC this week.
hugs, Janiel

Diamond-Sky said...

thats beautiful, thanks for sharing x

Camilla said...

Oh my! Your box is stunning! So lovely decorated:)
Thank you for joining MDUC this week.
Hugs, Camilla

TaraG said...

Oh Mary Lou, what an absolutely gorgeous keepsake box! WOW!!! I love the beautiful colour it is painted and so sparkly too! Tilda is gorgeous and I love all the scrumptious flowers and lush and beautiful!!!!
Thank you so much for joining us at MDUC!

Sharon Caudle said...

WOW!!! Mary Lou, this is soooo gorgeous!! I love everything about it! Thanks so much for joining us at Magnolia-licious Hightlites and hope you join us again soon!
hugs, Sharon