Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Autumn Wishes Altered Cigar Box

Hello friends,

I found an old cigar box at a flea market the other day and took it home to alter. I needed to make a display piece for the store using this new Pink Paislee Amber Road paper.


I enjoyed cutting out the cherry blossom tree which was a lot easier then it looks! Really! I then inked it in my favorite color of Distress Ink by Tim Holtz, Vintage Photo.


I added a flower with a little key charm in the center that we sell at the store. I happened upon a cute keyhole by Melissa Frances to add to the front of my box.



Products: Pink Paislee's Amber Road, Melissa Frances' Keyhole, Prima flower, Making Memories Bling and Tim Holtz Vintage Photo Ink.

8 comments:

  1. Just breathtaking, Lindsey! I have always loved decorating cigar boxes (when I was a child). I haven't had access to a box for years since we quit having kids and passing out cigars (HA!)My fave cigar box was in Vacation Bible School when I was probably 7, we glued macaroni on a box and the teacher sprayed it gold. It was a jewelry box for our Mothers. Thanks for bringing up good memories. Love your color choices and the key and lock features.
    Blessings, Sarita

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  2. Very fallish! The key on the flower looks great! I love cutting out things- even if it's hard. ♥

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  3. I love up-cycling and you really turned that box into a treasure! Beautiful colors....Tracy

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  4. Wow! What a little creativeness can do. It is beautiful.

    Iris

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  5. Lovely. You have done a beautiful job and so creative. I have decorated a beer carrying container. It was so much fun. I did a bird and bird nest motif.

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  6. Hello, and thank you for your sweet comment at my blog :)
    I LOVE the colours of this project!!And I love your distress-ink too. You are really creative.

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  7. I can not believe it
    a box of cigarettes to make an ornament puedue beautiful the flower is beautiful

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