Monday, 30 July 2007

Dragonfly Box & Mini Book





























This box and mini book was made for my Mum's birthday. I started by sponging acrylic paint onto a paper mache box in metallic purple, then adding a little metallic green. Once dry, I sponged on some Brilliance ink in Galaxy Gold. The lid was decorated with torn edge paper coloured using Versamagic chalk ink in Oasis Green & Pretty Petunia. This was overstamped with Dragonfly stamps by PaperArtsy in StazOn Royal Purple. Dragonfly brads were attached to embellish further.

The mini book is made from stampboard, coated with the same VersaMagic inks as the box lid, with 3 coats of clear UTEE. The book pages were made from 90g copier paper, sponged with VersaMagic, Stamped with StazOn Royal Purple, and the flowers were overstamped with Galaxy Gold.
The inside of the box contains a sheet of crumpled mulberry paper, coloured with colour wash sprays, and stamped in Stazon to match the box and book design.

2 comments:

Heather Robinson said...

Your Mom is sure to be thrilled with this spectacular gift...so rich looking and beautiful.

Kelly said...

beautiful!