Friday, February 4, 2011

February Friday Fun Day Project #1 - Mommy's Play Time

It's Friday and you know what that means. It's time once again for our

Friday Fun Day Challenge
where imitation is the highest form of flattery!

Get crafty this weekend and enter your project no later than Wednesday, March 2nd for a chance to win our February prize! To participate the challenge, you must create your own project inspired by any of the following based on Ana's project:

Overall Design

Color Combination

Title of the Project

Use of Embellies

Are you a Lucky Girl?! Play along with us month using the inspiration you gain from any of the February Friday Fun Day projects. One lucky winner will receive a March kit or $25 store credit.
*International winners must pay for their own shipping.*
Just link your project to our inLinkz at the bottom of this post to be entered into our drawing. We look forward to seeing your projects!

Without further ado, here's Ana's tutorial & beautiful project, perfect for Mommy's Play Time (aka - srapbooking, of course!)

One of my New Year’s Resolutions was to complete more altered objects. So I decided to try my hand at making an altered box. I am using a child’s size shoe box,

The next thing that I do, is to paint the entire thing white. I always do this, not really sure why, but I do. So feel free to skip this step if you like.

Next pick the papers you want to use. I am using Bo Bunny Olivia line. To measure each part, I just laid the box on top of the paper and made little marks larger then the actual side. Then I cut each piece that I needed.

Once you have everything cut, pick which side you want to start with and using Mod Podge start pasting the sides down. Like I said, I always make them so that they will hang over the side.

Then using my new favorite tool, the Martha Stewart craft knife, I cut the sides down but not all the way. I leave enough hanging over so that I can then sand them down. Once they are sanded I then inked the sides with distress ink.
I decided to use lighter colored papers on the top and I distressed and inked those also. Then I added a little flower and a title. Once the project is complete, add one last coat of Mod Podge to seal the box.
Here is my final project:

1 comment:

  1. Thanks Ana for a wonderful inspiration piece. Loved using the January kit on this!



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