Thursday, 5 October 2017

Recycled box with twist



Hello everyone,
Its Pooja once again! I am here to spend some enjoyable crafting moments with you all. This time I would like to share a recycled project with you which I have made for itsy bitsy blog
As you all know its the festive season once again and that's a good time to showoff your creations too. My creation today was made with a sweet box and I am sure you will find plenty of them at home at this time of the year :) I decoupaged it and decorated it differently.....just wait to look at the twist I gave to this project!
This is my finished project!!


So let's start making....
  1. I have used an empty sweet box and applied gesso to it as primer.

2. Then I used modeling paste to create texture on the front and sides. The modelling paste was applied with Little Birdie's texture triangle tool.

3.After the layers dried, I sanded it to make the surface smooth.
4. After measuring the surface of the box (only the area I wanted to cover) , I took a fabric and cut it out according to the measurements. Made a smooth paste of ceramic powder and glue ( Itsy Bitsy has huge range of different craft glues and you can try them out for making such off-beat projects!) I dipped the fabric completely in the paste.

5. Then I placed the fabric on top of the box and gave it the shape I wanted.

6. Now my base was ready for decoupaging. I pasted tissue paper with mod podge and after it was dry I applied a coat of mod podge on top the tissue as an over laying coat.
7. I have used chalk paints to colour the background. To cover the other left out places in the decoupaged area, I used  some acrylic colours to match the background.

8. In the remaining area of the fabric and the edge of the box, I used brown acrylic paint.
9. At the end I applied some metallic paint with a light hand. Added some resin embellishments from the store, at the corners of my project .
Here are some more pics of the final project.............










Hope you enjoyed it and found it worth a try!!
Thank you so much...waiting for your comments and to see you all try it out for yourself
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28 comments:

  1. Wow! This is so amazing! So much detail on the box. Love it!
    Kate

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    1. This must be one of the nicest projects I have ever seen. WOW! So well done. Makes me want to get started on my own.
      Thank you for participating at Scrapping4Fun challenges.
      Sollan member of the DT

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    2. Thank you so much n happy to know that you find my work inspiration for you☺

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  2. What a great project! Thank you so much for explaining how you made it.
    Lia, DT S4F

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  3. Stunning work, Thank you for Joining us at Scrapping4funChallenge and waiting to see next time.

    Hugs
    Meena S4F DT

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  4. Wow...this is just gorgeous..I adore the image of the ducks..great tutorial photos too.
    Thank you for joining in with this months challenge at More Mixed Media....x

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  5. This is stunning, love the mixed media and the lovely image
    Thank you for your entry at Scrapping4funChallenges
    Rachelle DT
    http://scrapping4funchallenges.blogspot.com

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    1. Thank you so much for your appreciation ☺

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  6. Oh this is very nicely done! Fabulous! Thank you for entering your project at Rhedd’s Creative Spirit. Sammy-x

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  7. beautiful work, the process is fantastic. Thank you for joining us over at Scrapping4funChallenges Jane (DT)

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  8. Gorgeous as I said earlier! What I loved most is the detailing on the napkin that u did later..loved your work 👌😊

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  9. It is so beautiful.. Thanks pooja for detailed explanation..

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  10. It is so beautiful.. Thanks pooja for detailed explanation..

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  11. What an amazing project! Thank you for the detailed explanation too. You should enter chllenges here :) https://mixitupchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/
    Hugs, mary x

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  12. What a great mixed media project.

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  13. This is beautiful - such an awesome makeover!
    Thanks for playing at Pile It On!
    Helen x

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