Saturday Savers today with a little upcycled box. I love those little tea boxes we have here in Canada, I keep them all as they are easy to alter and make the perfect gift (think teacher's gift?).
This one is not for a teacher but for my daughter Melissa who took her first piano exam on her 10th birthday last Wednesday so I wanted to make something special for her. She also loves painting, which is why I have put her brushes in there.
I used Crafty Individuals stamps and the Faux Batik technique to alter the box.
Here's how I made it
Cut a piece of white cardstock the size of your box
1-Stamp the music instruments and trebble clef with Versamark ink, add clear embossing powder and heat with the heat tool
2- Add the inks of your choice (I used Distress inks) using Cut 'n Dry foam. Then cover with a white sheet of printer paper to take the embossing powder off (Faux Batik technique)
3- This will leave just the white print of the stamped images
4- Stamp music score with Distress ink
5- Stamp music notes and words with black Versafine
6- Stamp the lady and piano with black Versafine and emboss it with clear powder
7- Glue the stamped cardstock onto your box
8- Add a bit of lace to finish off.
Distress inks: Shaded Lilac and Wild Honey
Versafine ink: Onyx black
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