Altered Gift Box

May 10, 2020 Sidelle Menon 44 Comments


Hey!

Being a chocolate lover, I tend to hoard a lot of chocolate boxes. Today, I decided to alter one of them and change it into a gift box. I was inspired by the colors of the splashy mix mood board and decided to use my Papericious - Pretty Basic patterned paper pack.
I started off by gluing down strips of the patterned paper to the box. Once that was done, I distressed the edges with my vintage photo distress ink and archival black ink. Then I added a piece of thread around the box to create a web sort of design. For the flowers, I created a bunch of them in different sizes using the same patterned paper and added the beads from an old bracelet for the centers. I started arranging the flowers on the box. After a thousand arrangements, I finally liked this one and glued them down. Next, I added a few sequins to the small flowers, and a few drops of white perfect drops all around the arrangement. As always, I finished off the project with splashes of black paint and white gesso. Can't wait to gift this to somebody!












Entering this project for the following challenges:

1) Papericious April Challenge | Colour It Up
2) Creative Artiste Challenge #60
3) Creatalicious Challenges - #186 ANYTHING GOES
4) Moving Along with the times - Challenge 118 for May
5) LTSCB #133 - Anything Goes
6) Simply create too Ch. #160- Use Flowers
7) We love to create - Challenge #5 - Anything Goes Mixed Media
8) Splashy Mix Challenges - Challenge 17 - May
9) Bleeding Art April Challenge
10) TTCRD - Anything Goes Challenge Week Beginning 5th May
11) More Mixed Media Challenge - Anything Goes with optional Pink
12) Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes #438-#439
13) Allsorts Challenge - Weeks 571/2
14) Crafty Friends Ch 135 - Flowers
15) Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper May 2020 challenge
16) Simon Says: Spritz and Splatter

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44 comments:

  1. Some really lovely papers and a great flower display. Thank you for joining our 'Anything goes' challenge at Allsorts.

    Kath x

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  2. A very pretty altered box. Lovely papers and flowers.
    Thank you for joining in with our May challenge "Anything Mixed Media Goes" at Creative Artiste Mixed Media. Good luck x

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  3. Very pretty recycling of your chocolate box, thank you so much for joining in with our current two week theme at Allsorts challenge.

    B x

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  4. Very beautiful altered gift box
    Thanks for joining us at Splashymix Challenge
    Maria Pilar DT

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  5. Love your recycled choc box .LOve the end result a fabulous gift box . Thanks for sharing here at
    https://ttcrd.blogspot.com/ good luck with your entry
    Shirley-Anne DT
    https://shirley-anne-stampingforjoy.blogspot.com/

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  6. Amazing transformation. Thank you for playing along at the Papericious Challenge. Good luck! - DT Shweta

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  7. Its lovely! The flowers that you chose are perfect for these papers. Thank you for playing along the Papericious April challenge :)

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  8. Amazing concept.....thank you for participating in Papericious Monthly blog challenge:)

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  9. So very pretty and a great idea.
    Do you have a Followers button or someway of keeping up with you ??? :-D

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    1. thank you! Yes I do have a followers button, it's on the left side on the home page x

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  10. Gorgeous. Thank you so much for playing in papericious monthly challenge

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  11. This is a clever alteration Sidelle & very pretty!
    Thank you for joining us on Bleeding Art Challenges.
    Good luck!
    Jane .. Bleeding Art Design Team

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  12. Fabulous card for Allsorts Challenge, thank you;-))m

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  13. Lovely alteration. Thanks for playing along with us at Splashymix Challenge. :)

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  14. Hello... your floral gift box is lovely and colourful. It fits perfectly with the flowers challenge at Crafty Friends. Hope you will join again very soon.
    Diane Louise (Team Leader)

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  15. Gorgeous makeover and striking colors! Thanks for joining us at Splashy Mix Challenge Blog!

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  16. Very gorgeous and lovely idea..Thanks for joining us at splashy mix challenge.

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  17. This is a beautifully decorated altered box. Thanks for joining us at Simply Create Too for our challenge no. 160, Use Flowers.
    From Erica on the design team...but far more importantly, a fellow chocolate lover. It's about the only thing getting me through this C-VID crisis. Join us again soon.

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    1. haha same! Just finished my batch of chocolates which are currently out of stock :(
      Chocolate has definitely been a saviour this crisis. thank you for the kind words! Hope you are staying safe xx

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  18. Awesome! Thanks for joining us at Splashymix Challenge ❤️

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  19. Beautiful... thanks for joining us at Splashymix Challenges, Apoorva Agrawal,DT.

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  20. Its beautiful..love it😍😍
    Thanks for playing along at Splashymix Challenge

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  21. This is very pretty sidelle. beautiful colour choice.Good luck to you.Thanks for playing along with us at Splashy Mix Challenge.Hope to see you again
    Shylaa Founder @ Splashy Mix challengeAdhiraacreations  Splashy Mix Challenge 

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