Hello and welcome,
Thanks so much for visiting today. I hope you enjoy my newest creation. This box was created to replace my current 'male inspired metal embellishments' storage container which is overflowing. Solution is to make another I say. I warn you there are quite a few photos.
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Here it is:
Here is my previous storage box which was overflowing.
This box has been in my studio for a while and was in need of an overhaul.
The front of my transformed box.
This is a replica of an old leather number plate they used to place on cars instead of today's metal ones. The inspiration for this came from my favourite tv show American Pickers.
Underneath is a Shrinky Dink Cog with a tag.
This is the lid. I have used a lot of Tim's paints, done some stamping and used embossing paste with a stencil. I have also sprayed Vintage Photo and Walnut Stain Distress Stains which have been placed in a mini mister.
This is one of Tim's pull knobs which I have placed a token inside.
The silver tower is paper covered with metal tape and has been embossed. Some cogs on top and a fragment on the front. A small glass jar to house some cogs I made from Shrinky Dink,embossing powders and crackle accent. The Trophy I found in the Reject shop and transformed to look old with texture paste, crackle accent and a metal flourish which has been bend around it.
From this to this.
Moving around to the left.
An old leather belt made from Tim's Manilla paper, then I have added eyelets, a buckle and of course inks.
Metal embellishment from my stash.
First time I've use the Jalopy Car. It was so much fun. I have place acetate behind the windows and added some silver Alcohol Ink to create reflection. I've used the Bottle Cap Die with a Cabochon. I've also added a grill to the front of the car.
Here is a link to a very talented lady in New Zealand..... Diane from Art of Craft for a wonderful tutorial on using this die.
Alcohol Inks and texture paste have aged these wonderful wheels. The cog is a metal embellishment.
The contents with plenty of room for more.
You have finally reached the end of this post. It looks wonderful in my studio.
Thanks so much for stopping by today.
Till next time......