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Fun colour combo on an upcycled mooncake box


Fun-colour-combo-on-an-upcycled-mooncake-box

This was one of the loveliest mooncake boxes I'd gotten this year. The aqua box opens up via a pull-out drawer.  I decided to use a fun colour combo to decorate the mooncake box.:)


For the cover of the box, I created a "frame" with patterned paper and added a decorative lace plus pearl trim border before embellishing with pretty embellishments.


It was a fairly quick project since I used patterned papers from a DCWV stack (everything is coordinated). I just picked the ones I wanted, cut them to size and run them pieces through my Xyron Creative Station for an even layer of adhesive.


Then I whipped out my hot glue gun and just went crazy with the embellishing. I'm glad I was a little adventurous with this fun colour combo....those pops of yellow just make me happy! *winks*


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8 comments:

Reusing Cards & Quilling said...

Beautiful! I too find it easy to pick pps from single paperpad no need to spend extra time matching them ;)

Lisa said...

This is stunning!! I love the papers you used!! You decorated it so beautifully!! It's gorgeous!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Wowwwwwwwwww! This is gorgeous! LOVING the colors, the lace and those flowers!!!!!!!!!

Cindy deRosier said...

Beautiful! I'd love to see a round-up of all the mooncake box transformations you've done over the years.

Annette Allen said...

wow this is amazing.. i love the lace and the pattern on top.. so creative

Lynn said...

That moon cake box is very lucky that you made it even better after all the cakes were gone. Your color choices and embellishments are super attractive together. May the people of the world never throw out a sturdy, clean box. LOL!

Mitra Pratt said...

THIS IS ROCK STAR!!! LOVE that box and what you did with it! Hugs!

Audrey Pettit said...

Absolutely love this navy and turquoise color combo! The small pop of yellow from the flowers is the perfect contrast. This is gorgeous, Yvonne!

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