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!


  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!

  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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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