Tuesday, 1 March 2016

Jewellery Box for Maja Design

Hi everyone. Today I have an off the page project for you which I made for Maja Design
Maja March Jewellery box (1)
I brought a Tim Holtz Mini Configuration Book a while ago to make it into a Jewellery Box for my Daughter. She loves pink and the Vintage Summer Basics collection has the most gorgeous pink papers which I decided were prefect for this box.
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I used the Vintage Summer Basic Papers 1908, 1910, 1922 and 1925. I started by putting a layer of gesso over the whole thing and then I cut the paper to fit the cover, sides and inside of the book.
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I layered lots of pretty embellishments on the cover, some of these are my Daughters favourites from my stash - e.g. the little birds nest and mini birds.
Once the papers were glued on I went over all the edges with distress ink in Vintage Photo
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Then I added some lace and pearls to the spine, and to finish off I added pearls to the cover. 
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On the Inside I covered the larger surfaces with paper, then I took the foam out of some old jewellery boxes to fit inside the smallest squares
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I used the Vintage Summer Basic Papers 1908, 1910, 1922 and 1925
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