Fun & Creativity With Altered Art Boxes
There's something so wonderful about taking an old, ordinary box and turning it into a craft treasure with Graphic 45 papers and Staples! Today we're sharing some incredible ideas for altered art boxes of all shapes, sizes and colors. You're going to love the teeny tiny Steampunk Spells altered box that Nichola Battilana created. Then we will share a stunning altered box by Denise Hahn. This fabulous creation features our jubilant new collection, Good Ol' Sport, and the new Graphic 45 Book Boxes! Both of these incredible new products will be available in stores in late February. Until then, we're giving you some marvelous ideas to get your creative gears turning!
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Altered art boxes have so many uses! You can give them as beautiful handmade gifts, add pizazz to your home storage or home decor and add marvelous color to any room of the house! Altered art boxes are also so fun and easy to create! Here is Nichola's tiny altered box featuring our Steampunk Spells collection. You can store all sorts of little treasures, treats and fun little gifts in a box like this! Little boxes like these are very common. You may even have one in your home right now! Just imagine the fun you can have dressing it up in your favorite Graphic 45 papers! Nichola definitely captured the whimsical spirit of Steampunk Spells with this amazing creation. The bright colors and fun designs definitely stand out. Get inspired to add new life to an ordinary box with Graphic 45 papers and Staples!
Steampunk Spells Nevermore
Steampunk Spells Totally Wicked
Regular sized matchbox
Gold dresden trim
Small metal brad
This next creation is a real homerun! It's a dazzling altered Book Box by Denise Hahn featuring Good Ol' Sport! This amazing creation highlights two stunning new Graphic 45 products: Good Ol' Sport and our new Book Boxes! The possibilities for fun and creativity are endless with these amazing new products! You can see how cheerful Good Ol' Sport papers look when blended together! This is also a fantastic idea for a handmade gift! The baseball inside the box is so perfect! This is a great example of how you can add sentimental keepsakes to your altered art boxes to make them even more heartfelt. Altered art boxes are a perfect way to house special items like these in style! Good Ol' Sport will be in stores very soon. Until then, just imagine the fun crafts you'd like to create! Here is what Denise had to say about this joyful work of art!
"Okay, so I have no little boys in my immediate household, but If I did, I would of course save their very first tee ball homerun! I love keeping dimensional mementos and creating a little box from Graphic 45 Kraftbook Box is perfect for those not so flat pieces. As a matter for fact, the ball was too big! No problem I just cut a hole and made it work! Even though I am not a huge sports fan, I LOVE Americana and all of the colors in Good Ol’ Sport just scream it! I quickly fell in love with this line and can’t wait to make some more projects with it" -Denise
Graphic 45 Staples Kraftbook Box Large
Good Ol’ Sport Papers:
Xyron 5” Creative Station with Permanent Adhesive
Ink: Donna Salazar Mixed Media Chox Bluejay
Mat Arts Ribbon
Trim- Michael Levine
Flower: K&Co. Layered Accents
The Twinery Twine
Mod Podge- Glossy
That's all for today, G45ers! We hope you had a great time exploring these beautiful ideas for handmade altered art boxes! They are so much fun to make. We hope you'll try creating one with your favorite Graphic 45 papers and Staples! Big thanks to Nichola and Denise for their splendid work today. Don't forget to leave us a blog or Facebook comment for your chance to win that amazing Couture and Sweet Sentiments prize! We will announce a winner tomorrow along with more fabulous craft ideas. We hope you'll stop by and see us. Thank you all so much for visiting our blog today! Have a gorgeous day, G45ers!
With Love and Pretty Paper,
Your Friends at Graphic 45