Tuesday, December 30, 2008

My Minds Eye ~ Desk-Organizer & Tin

Friends er en av mine favoritt tv-serier, og jeg har alle på video/dvd :) Men har ikke lengre plass i hylla til boksene de kom i! Først skulle de brennes i peisen.. men så kom jeg på en flott idé! ... Ja det hender av og til *hehe* Jeg trengte noe å ha stempeltrykk som er ferdigmalte oppi, slik at de er lett tilgjengelige på arbeidsbordet mitt. Og så ble det en boks i samme stil, for å ha penner og slikt oppi!
Some of my Friends dvd's came in boxes, wich I now have no room for on my shelves - and they almost became wood for the fire.. But then came a bright idea - as almost rarely happens... *lol* To make a desk organizer to store my painted stamp-motifs in, easy to access on my desk. And a tin to have my pens and whatnots in the same style as well :)

The challenge at Arty Girlz this time around is #66 - Home Art. To make a project that can be displayed in your home. This would do I think, as it's not only useful but pretty to look at :)

I used strong double(?)glued tape to attatch the boxes together. Then I painted the tops with Li'l Davis 'Creamsicle' Scrapbook Shades. I next cut some orange n yellow cardstock and fitted to the insides of the boxes. Again with tape. I used decoupage finish on the edges to make it smooth and sealed. Also, to apply Cat's Eye Chalk on the edges I needed to first apply decoupage, or it would have come off the otherwise smooth glossy surface. I fitted some nice patterned paper to the boxes, the front I had some trouble with to fit into the cuttlebug! But it pushed through. I needed a lovely frame to add a stamp-motif on the back, peeking out :)
I also roughed up the edges with sandpaper when the decoupage coat was dry - wich only takes 10-15 minutes.
and this is the back of the finished desk-organizer-box :)When I was done, I had some leftover papers, and made this - my mum brought me this tin. And it looks lovely next to the box on my table!
Stamps/Image: Penny Black - Pink toes.
Paper: Misc cardstock. My Mind's Eye - Bohemia 'Barefoot Beautiful Butterfly/Brown', MME - Kaleidoscope 'Friends Dots/Blue Paper', and MME - Magnolia 'Sundance Celebrate Flowers/Lime.
Embellishments: Adornit ribbon, and the looped one I'm not sure of. I've used the Cuttlebug and cut out the frame with the Spellbinder Nestabilities scalloped ovals.

6 comments:

  1. I can't believe the difference in your before and after photos. You really dressed them up. I love your color choices.

    Happy New Year!

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  2. stunning work the boxes look fantastic as does the tin, what a lovely idea.

    Thanks for joining in with the Arty Girlz challenge.

    Happy new year crissi xx

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  3. wow what a excellent make, thanks for showing the before and after shoots would not of belived it was the same thing

    Happy new year

    Sarah x

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  4. Tusen takk for hyggelige kommentarer som jeg har fått av deg i 2008 - jeg setter utrolig stor pris på det:)

    Gleder meg til å se hva du finner på av scrapping i 2009:)

    Bli gjerne med på utfordringene hos Scrappehuset - og Scrapping the Music - på norsk:)

    Ønsker deg og dine en godt nytt år.

    Klem Vibeke

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  5. I would never of thought of doing that. It looks amazing and so creative. pascale :)

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  6. WOW Stunning Creations

    Thanks for joining in with the home art challenge on Arty Girlz

    Happy New Year

    Julie xx

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