I decoupaged the cardboard box in pieces of scrap paper and vintage ephemera, painted it, then added metal pieces upcycled from old belts and broken things so it's all eco-friendly.
Tomorrow I will be using the rest of the food boxes I have in this size to make what is going to go inside - that's where the real fun begins :)
Gotta love some crackle paint drippage! Linking up with Paint Party Friday, Sneak Peak and Artists in Blogland to see what wondrous things are being made.
Day 3's final word count for NaNoWriMo was: 2037
Totalling: 5081 - Whoop, 10% of the way there!
So neat! Can't wait to see what you are making to put inside :)ReplyDelete
awesome! Cant wait to see what you put inside. (great word count too!!!)ReplyDelete
Oh, I love this box... I can't wait to see the rest.... I'll see you tomorrow!!!ReplyDelete
See my entry for today. HERE!
Looking fab already. Happy PPF, xReplyDelete
WOW...what an awesome transformation!ReplyDelete
I'm always amazed what wonderful creations you can make from recycled objects. You're so imaginative & always have such professional results.ReplyDelete
And well done on the NaNoWriMo - great achievement!
You have to be kidding me.... where do you find the time to crate these wonders day after day... you are starting to freak me out here...I love this and can't wait to see the finished product... happy AEDM,PPF and all the other initial days xxReplyDelete
oh yeah...that's why i'm saving all those food boxes!!!ReplyDelete
Thanks for visiting my blog, and the beautiful comment you left. Have a wonderful weekend and enjoy the blog parties.ReplyDelete
Beautiful - I love this box!ReplyDelete
Beautiful box! And congratulations on your NaNoWriMo word count.ReplyDelete
Way to go on NaNo! I wasn't brave enough to tackle that *and* AEDM. The box is cool--can't wait to see what's going inside :)ReplyDelete
I am loving this! Are you keeping it, or selling it? It's the sort of thing I'd be powerless to resist.ReplyDelete
I love seeing all the fun things you use in your art! This is beautiful. LOVE the crackle paint dripping! :)ReplyDelete
Awesomely made, Jenny. xoxoReplyDelete
This is amazing...love it! So colorful and creative!ReplyDelete
Super cool project!!!ReplyDelete
I love upcycling! I too need to do something about my "junk"! Congratulations on using things others would throw away and coming up with a treasure! Patsy fromReplyDelete
wow-- i'm lucky if i get the recyclables sorted into their own bin... look at you, using them to create such beautiful art! and the crackle paint drippage was a happy accident-- it looks great!ReplyDelete
This is incredibly beautiful and CLEVER!ReplyDelete
I love your box, it's gorgeous! What wonderful color and innovative use of upcycled items! My Son does NANOWRIMO every year (has since he was 6, he's 12 now.) I've done it a couple of years but now my art commissions take priority LOL. ~Happy Paint Party Friday! #10 Robin Panzer Art Studio 33ReplyDelete
Real nice work! perfect gift,love it!ReplyDelete
I always love seeing what you create!! LOVE it. I love how it has those little ball "feet." :)ReplyDelete
Oh Grief, I use to work with crackle and paper a long time ago. I love that you are adding all kinds of spare parts. Looks great, love the crackle running. . . . Blessings, JanetReplyDelete