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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Jane Austen & Altered Matchbox

Today, I made this by recycling a large matchbox.  I used old book pages for the background and for the paper beads which are made from an old sheet music.  Using a Jane Austen free image, quote, and lace to complete this little matchbox.  
Linking to Make My Monday Victorian Romance Challenge  &
Linking to UnstampaBelles Challenge 


Challenge #8 - Recycle, Frugal 
you will receive a bonus entry if you can add a paper bead to your paper creation.

Great Paper Bead Tutorial by Susan One of the DT at UnstampaBelles Challenge--Thank You!

15 comments:

  1. Glad you like the tutorial! Your entry is fabulous - I really love Jane Austen (isn't her writing so elegant?) and her image here is a fabulous addition to your box. Your beads are pretty good too! Thanks for joining us at Unstampabelles this month and hope you come back!

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  2. Oh I really love all the recycling you have done on this project. You even gain a bonus entry into our recycle challenge at Unstampabelles because you have made those fantastic paper beads.

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  3. What a great way to use up a match box! Fabulous project--thanks for joining us at MMM! :)

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  4. oh Hun this is one beautiful matchbox,just love this hugs Cherylxx

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  5. Realy lovley and different, love the quote from Jane austin. thank you for joining in at make My monday.
    suzi b x

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  6. Very pretty matchbox Kim!! Love the quote!
    Nancy xx :D

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  7. Thanks for joining in this week at MMM with you lovely creation - Jacqueline xx

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  8. Beautiful piece of craft. Thank you for entering the Make My Monday challenge. Suzanne :)

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  9. What a great idea. Love the vintage look of it. Thanks for joining us at Unstampabelles Challenge. Olivia-Guest DT

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  10. Lovely change to a matchbox. Thanks for sharing with us at MMM. Caz

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  11. Really lovely altered matchbox and great embellishing.
    Thanks so much for joining in over at MMM this week.
    Fliss x

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  12. What a great entry for the challenge! Thanks for playing with us at UnstampaBelles.

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