An altered box project for Maya Road and Xyron swap...:)


Maya Road and Xyron are having a swap this week with fabulous projects from both design teams. My project is an altered box. :)

I love the pull-out boxes that Kikki K planners come in. It's usually white with some little patterns on the top and a burst of colour in the pull-out the bright yellow on this box. Which helped to determine the colour scheme of my altered box.

I was pretty happy to find a stack of kraft patterned papers from My Mind's Eye in my stash so I went with a plaid piece that seemed to coordinate well with my box and embellishments. I cut it to size and ran it through my Xyron Creative Station. This is still the best way to get an even layer of adhesive on your patterned papers.:)

The small and flat elements were ran through the Xyron sticker maker. And the Maya Road dimensional embellishments were glued down with a hot glue gun.

And yes, I had one of those epic die-cutting days with my new Maya Road dies so you'll be seeing a lot of those word sentiments in future projects. *winks*

Do pop on by the Maya Road blog this week and comment for your chance at a Follow Your Bliss kit.


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Lizzy Hill said...

Looks fabulous! Love that plaid pp & go you with the die cut words. They are soooo handy to use!!!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Love love love this! LOVING that spool, the bird and the lace!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Cindy deRosier said...

Love the color scheme you chose!

Lisa said...

Wow, this is so gorgeous!! I love how you decorated the box!! The lace is so beautiful!! I love the bird and tassel!! And the spools!! And key...oh heck, I love everything!! Stunning my friend!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

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msmith434343 said...

Oh, Yvonne, that's lovely! I love that yellow net flower! Such a pretty project! Have a great week. Melissa

Mitralee said...

oh how lovely! I am always uber jealous of your Maya Road gig! Super cool box and that pop of yellow is genus!

Karon said...

Beautiful and love all the embellishments! TFS

Audrey Pettit said...

This is beautiful, Yvonne! I love that plaid and love the little die cut frame you used in the center to ground all your goodies. Looks like a perfect little window frame. And as always, you come up with such interesting arrangements of bits and bobs. Love starting at your details!

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