Monday, January 14, 2013

Altered Cigar Box

A crafter friend, Maryam gave me a dozen of cigar box a day ago. I am beaming with smiles and inspired to alter a few. For a start i reserves 6 boxes for my Project Life embellishment. The rest i plan to alter bit by bit. 

This is the first box that i did tonight. First i painted the whole box with white  acrylic paint. Then i misted and distress the edges, after drying i add stamps. Quite easy actually. 

For the top cover however it took a longer drying time. First i pile up the embellishment. I used beacon for glue and claudine hellmuth studio medium gloss on all sides of the metal embellishment. Finally i spray mists, add a gold metallic paint on top and add stamping on few corners. 

Hope you're inspired to try a bit of mixed media. I'm sure there's plenty of boxes waiting to be altered. Have a good week. :)