Monday, 5 December 2011

Altered Box

Here is an old cigar box I altered in true mixed media style. Adding paints, Gesso, Tattered Angels Glimmermists and lots of little embellishments



This is the front:
I am going to use it to keep some of my mini books in....

8 comments:

  1. Really really beautiful altered box Astrid. Wonderful details. Love them.

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  2. Schitterend Astrid! Ook mooie kleuren en details...

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  3. This is gorgeous Astrid. I love the colours and the different textures are wonderful. Wonderful make from a plain old box. I love it!

    Hugs
    Lesley Xx

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  4. Beautiful altered box Astrid, so romantic and delicate. x

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  5. yummy, yummy, yummy !!!!!!! OMG Astrid you are so amazing ... the ideas you have are so awesome ... love this to bits .. hugz x

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  6. I would love to see this in real life .It looks spectacular in the photos.
    Keep smiling and creating

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  7. The texture you have achieved looks fabulous and the overall romantic feel is beautiful!

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  8. Just happened by your blog and was blown away by your most beautiful artpiece. You haven't lost your magic for making something ordinary into something that is exquisite. You are a legend, Astrid.

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