Tuesday, 11 January 2011

Hand made album and covered box

Two things I made at the end of last year. Above is a photo album I made for my sister. The covers are collaged papers [purchased papers - I was in a hurry] with torn edges and distressed with walnut stain, then a couple of coats of acrylic wax. I used a Zutter binder to make the book and I filled the album with vintage family photos. The front cover has a rectangle cut out to show the first photo of my parents with my sister when she was a baby. A vellum page protects the photo.
Below is a box I covered with torn pages of a vintage sewing book. I painted it with a couple of coats of acrylic wax to protect it. It was filled with sewing bits & bobs, lace, trinkets etc




1 comment:

  1. Thanks for following my blog.
    This is a cute little box.
    Best wishes,
    Jackie

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