Sunday, August 6, 2017

Bookish & just my Type -- Boxes/Bags at International Art & Soul

Our theme this fortnight at the International Art & Soul Challenge is Boxes/Bags. I adapted the Hidden Compartment Book Box from Silhouette/Lori Whitlock to create this trio of gift boxes.

I used some of my favorite writing-themed papers. I adhered colored tissue paper to double-sided adhesive before stamping the images (Clear Art Stamps, except for the sentiment, which is from Scrapper's Paradise) in distress & Memento inks.


The little bookmarks are made with a leather-like paper. I used thin magnets to closed the box lid. I've been saving this Dick-and-Jane-themed paper forever!


The "pages" pieces on the sides are traced & cut from corrugated cardboard that comes with sandwiches at Panera(!) and are inked with Antique Linen distress ink. The rest of the pieces were inked with a mix of Tea Dye & Antique Linen.



Inspiration/Challenges:
Aud Sentiments Challenge #185: No Sentiment on Front Of Project
Happy Little Stampers: Mixed Media + Tissue Paper
International Art & Soul Challenge: Boxes/Bags

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2 comments:

Christine Harrop said...

What dinky little book shaped boxes CG. I'm so glad you were able to show us the perspective. Christine xx

Keti's Projects said...

These look just fabulous. Gorjuss dsign and designer papers fit perfectly. Love it.