Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Box of dreams

Hello lovely people,

I have a little non-card project to share today using some gorgeous goodies from The Ribbon Girl.

As you can see, this box originally had some extremely scrummy gin truffles in it and since they are sadly now all gone, I thought I'd pretty up the box!

I painted the outside with white acrylic paint then covered the sides and top of the lid with pretty papers, sanding and inking the edges to give a nice vintage feel.

Pretty pink altered circular box

I don't often use pearl string but it was absolutely perfect to put around the edge of the lid :-)

I've finished the top with an inspirational quote and lots of lovely flowers.

Pretty pink altered circular box

If you find yourself tempted by any of the pretty supplies I've used then you can go straight to the individual products via the thumbnails at the end of my post or just pop over to The Ribbon Girl and have a little browse around!

Thanks for visiting and I really appreciate any comments that you leave,


Lucy Woods said...

Aww what a gorgeous little box! Great way of recycling! Love the pretty girly design!
Lucy x

Annette said...


Jennifer Bradley said...

Wow what a transformation, stunning look and just love the flowers and pearls, Hugs Jennifer xx

Chrissy said...

Beautiful Kat..the pearl string is gorgeous along with the flowers and pretty..


Ribbon Girl said...

Great transformation Kat, really pretty

Christine L said...

Beautifully prettied! I imagine those truffles were scrummy too!

Christine x

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

What a fantastic idea Kat! I love the repurposing of that yummy truffle tin! Beautifully done with all the attention to detail, like the inked and sanded edges. It's so so pretty! A perfect button or treasures tin now. Love it! Hugs, Wends xoxo

Marilyn said...

This is beautiful Kat, it really is.