Monday, 20 March 2017

Graphic 45 Inspired Book Box Recycle Craft

I have a couple of book boxes that I bought from TK MAXX. But the idea, to make a book box, never occured to me till I watched a video where the crafter decorated the graphic 45 book box. Bless YouTube for the "suggested videos", and I landed on a tutorial which showed how to make the book box. Here is my first attempt made from coco pops snack bar box.





The second one, I made from some scrap pieces of a kids craft supplies box.
It was again a haphazard try. But I am pretty pleased with the result, though my daughter says that next time you should try to make it Really look like a book :). The cover and back pages are from Graphic 45 Mon amour collection and so are the stickers. Papers on the inside are from Recollections. Made an accordion fold heart which I learned to make through an amazing video. Glued a clay piece on the spine. I had thought of glueing clay corners but forgot and instead put lace on the edges. Many a  time I end up ruining the project because of my forgetfulness.









I am entering this Graphic 45 inspired Book Box  in the following challenges :

Unstampebelles : Use Punctuation Sign
Crafty Girls Creations : Anything Goes
Crafting By Designs : Anything Goes 
Creatilicious : Anything Goes 

7 comments:

  1. Wow Sheetal this is a wonderful project and sooooo pretty. I love altering items and making boxes so this ticks all my boxes. Thank you for joining our challenge at Unstampabelles Wynn DT

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  2. Wonderful recycle projects! Thanks for joining us at Creatalicious
    Tina dt

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  3. Such a pretty box and useful too - so many times I make it just to sit on the shelf! Love the Graphics 45 papers. Thanks for sharing with us at Unstampabelles.

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  4. A wonderful project!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "anything goes with optional gems or pearls” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
    Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

    Hugs,
    Melanie
    (DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

    (DT Crafty Friends)

    (DT The Sketchy Challenges)


    PS: Sorry for the late comment, life had been very busy the past couple of weeks…

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