Tuesday, 17 December 2013

Liberty boxes

You know sometimes the more you make the more fired up you get?  I think I'm going through a bit of that at the moment.  It's fun while it lasts!

Anyway, I was looking at the crazy patchwork scrap fabric I showed how to make yesterday and thought how lovely it might look as a box, so I covered a sturdy chocolate box with pink tissue paper, and glued a panel to the top.  I used the same glue (white glue, which dries clear) to 'varnish' the whole box.


Then, as I was having a good time and putting off doing some hoovering I made another little box.  This one uses one of my Liberty origami brooches to decorate the lid and is going to contain a Christmas present.


Then I was quite pleased and had to take lots of pretentious photographs!



11 comments:

  1. hahahaha! not pretentious at all! (well, maybe a little!)

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  2. They're lovely and what a good idea. I have a couple of chocolate boxes that need covering and this is the perfect way to do it. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  3. No need to put anything inside the boxes themselves are so lovely!!

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  4. You really are on a roll, are you drinking a lot of coffee? The boxes look great and will make lovely presents.

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  5. These are really pretty! Hope the gifts inside will be as pretty as the outsides!

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  6. these are lovely, I love covering boxes but never want to part with them. I will definitely be trying this with the fabric on top. And as you know, I love Liberty to start with.

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  7. Lovely boxes I would be loath to part with them :)

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