I used papers from the Gecko Galz La Isla Bonita set to cover the outside and inside of the matchbox. The mermaid is from the "little mermaid" jewel it set. I added a little turquoise paint to the edges. The matchbox is embellished with a piece of crochet lace I picked up at a thrift store, a small shell and glitter.
The Gecko Galz customer challenge this month is Beachy Keen Challenge July 1-29 (prize Pack; $15 GG shopping spree and Song In My Heart Scrapbooking Gift pack). Click on link for full details.
I would like to enter this altered matchbox in the following challenges:
Milk Coffee - summer fun
Jelly Park - seaside
2CuteInk - #109 beach
Allsorts - #265 summer girls
Sentimental Sunday - #213 summer
Sisters of Craft - anything goes
Fan-tastic Tuesday - #42 anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Great matchbox! Valerie
Very creative project, Wendy! I really like the addition of the tatted lace on the top! Thanks so much for joining us at Jellypark Friends! :o)
Very creative! Thank you so much for joining us at 2 cute ink! Xx Martha DT
Love this and the crocheted piece adds so much dimension too. ~Diane
Thanks for joining us at allsorts Tracy x
What a fun matchbox, Wendy! Love that little piece of crocheted lace with the gorgeous mermaid. xxD
Great project and its incorporated lots of different aspects of crafting.
Thank you for joining in the Sisters of Craft challenge
Pixie (DT member)
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