Apr 25, 2010

WEDDING CARD BOX


I made this wedding card box out of a hat box, it had an indian looking design on the box which I wanted but it was not the wedding colors, so this is what I did to make it my own.  I think you can do this to any box for any ocassion.


The box with the original color without the lid.

I traced the designs with a glue pen from Martha stewart crafts.
Now sprinkle the fuschia micro fine glitter on the areas you wanted to be fuschia , then I did the areas which I wanted gold next.You have to do one area at a time otherwise the glue will dry.
This is how the box looked when I was all done.


Next I spray painted the lid with gold paint and cut a slit for the cards with an exacto knife. After it was all dry I embellished the opening to make it look pretty.


Next I fixed a velvet ribbon to the top edge of the box with a glue gun and a bow and a rhinestone .

I think it turned out pretty.You can make your own using any kind of box and if you are artistic you can draw your own designs as well.






30 comments:

~*. D E E P A .* ~ said...

this is a good one !!

krystyna said...

Good idea with a hat box, Starry.
Your wedding card box looks very pretty.

Greetings & hugss

Jayashree said...

Thank for stopping by, starry.
Love this blog of yours.....anyone who can do craft has my respect.

Anya said...

Wow!!
It looks beautiful :))))
Wonderful handcraft ...
My sister in law
she lives in Germany
she makes also many boxes.
I will give you her link
then can you look on her site :)))

http://jeanysbrunnen.blogspot.com/2010/03/once-upon-time.html

((hugs))
Kareltje =^.^=
Anya :))

starry said...

Deepa..thank you

starry said...

Krystyna..thank you.

starry said...

Jayshree..thank you.It is something I started doing because I was home after falling ill and had to keep my mind busy.It takes a long tme because I can work on it for only a short time each day.

starry said...

Anya..thank you.I will stop by her site.I am just an amateur,doing things my own way.and learning along the way too.

Priti said...

Looks very cool...u hav a very interesting space here

Priya said...

Great work Starry. U shud start selling it.

Janine said...

Hi Starry, thank you for visiting my blog, I love what you 've done with the box, and the rest off your works are also very nice, I'm taking youre link wiht to my place, becaus I want to visti again, I hope this is alright to you? Have a nice sunday, best wishes from Janine (jeany)

Tanvi said...

Amazing! love love love ^-^

starry said...

Priti..thank you and welcome to my blog.hope you stop by again.

starry said...

Priya..thanks.I just do it to keep busy and keep my mind off other things.

starry said...

Janine...thanks for stopping by my blog.You are welcome to post my link.thanks.

starry said...

Tanvi..thanks.

Mary Grace McNamara said...

Hi Starry! Thanks for stopping in to my site and leaving such a nice comment on my bag! Your email address is not available, so this is the only way I have to contact you!

BTW, I love the hat box you dressed up for wedding cards! What a creative and clever way to make something so pretty and useful! Nice job!

MGM

mystic rose said...

It looks fantastic! SO do you use this to store wedding invitation cards? or ?

starry said...

Thank you Mary Grace.sorry I had not left my email address.It is lalitha5353@gmail.com

starry said...

Mystic rose..thanks.It is a box that is usually made to co ordinate with the wedding theme and colors and is placed at the reception area so people can drop off cards for the bridal couple.sometimes the cards may include checks or money so this way it is kept safe.

Chandrika Shubham said...

Nice template. :) The box is very beautiful and artistic. :)

starry said...

Chandrika..thanks and welcome to my blog.I do hope you stop by again.

Sapna Anu B.George said...

what do u mean by wedding box???

Seema said...

WOW!its beautiful!

starry said...

sapna..it is a box you keep at the wedding reception to collect all the cards that the couple get.

starry said...

seema..thanks

callmeasviju said...

very good idea.............

Anali said...

Very nice! I really need to use my glue gun more often. : )

Dotm said...

Being a craft person myself, I loved seeing all the items you have posted. Great looking Box. Love the baby afghan and the baby outfit - that dress is just soo adorable. Re minded me of the set I made many years ago for my first granddaughter. I just love yours.

Dawn....सेहर said...

Wow! you are one creative mind...should put this into business gal..amazing art work
Keep it up
CHeers