Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Sequin-trimmed gift box

sequin treasure box lisa fulmer

The Designer Crafts Connection is working Decorative Trimmings this month - they have so many different kinds of trims, braids and ric-rac, it will make your head spin! I picked this wide purply sequin trim to embellish a black paper maché box...a little tacky glue and done. Letting the upper strip of trim overlap the lower strip a bit gives the box a cute rounded look.

stenciled box lid lisa fulmer

To embellish the lid, I painted the edge with metallic purple and applied molding paste on top with a palette knife through a round stencil. After the paste was dry (only a couple little boo-boo spots), I rubbed it with metallic teal pigment powder and then glued on a chain of large rhinestones. A handmade treasure box like this would make a lovely gift - for a bridesmaid, Mother's Day, birthday...especially with a pretty pair of earrings or a new lipstick inside.

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4 comments:

  1. Very sparkly indeed. Has me guessing what could possibly be inside that would top the outside of the box.

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    1. Thanks! I think the box is gift enough, right?

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  2. Lisa,

    Thank you for contributing to the Decorative Trimmings Design Circle. Your holographic sequin and rhinestone jewel box is a fine confection !

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