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Saturday, 27 October 2012

Sewing Box


Good Morning, fellow crafters and blog followers, hope your week has gone well. Now for the weekend and an extra hour in bed......yes.....
Today, I am going to share something different with you, not a card but a box!
This is my first play with this type of technique so please be gentle with me...
But it is good to try new things ....So I believe..
This is my finished sewing box,
 
 
This is the inside,
 
 
And this is the front,
 
 
A base layer of Gesso and then acrylic paint is applied to the box to start with.
Then I stamping onto white Tissue paper. I used a variety of colours of VersaFine ink and the Sewing Mends The Soul stamps from IndigoBlu.
 
 
I then cut these out, and yes there were a few of them ...but I did have my cup of coffee at hand and my Labrador Tess at my feet.
 
 
I then used Slap it On, (this is a type of Matt, glue and glaze from IndigoBlu) which I painted on to the box, carefully placed an image on and then re applied a layer of slap it on. 
 
 
A final layer of of the Slap it on was applied over the whole box, this took about an hour to dry and has a Matt finish.
I do hope you like this, I really enjoyed making it and I am now looking around to see what I can cover next.
Thanks for looking and call back soon,
Jo. X 

6 comments:

  1. This is fab Jo , you are so clever ;-) xxx

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  2. It really is lovely Jo ...but so much nicer in real life. I am hoping to have a go at one this week so you have really inspired me! xx

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  3. This is beautiful Jo. Love the colours. Be careful, it becomes addictive though. You find yourself looking around the house for things to cover :)
    Enjoy the rest of the weekend. Thanks for reminding me about the clocks going back - I'd forgotten! xx

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  4. Lovely Jo I saw it on the Indigoblu? site. Really love it

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  5. Hi Joe, I have this stamp set love. I love the sewing box looks great. This Tissue paper effect looks great with the Indigo Blu "eye" stamp inside a box. Looking forward to NEC, we still meeting for Cappuccino??

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    1. Hi Sam, thanks for your comment and yes we are still on fr that coffee and catch up. Although we may need two or three cups of coffee......see you next week. X

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