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"It's a Wrap"


At  Altered Pages
WE ARE EXCITED ABOUT SEPTEMBER!!!

The Altered Pages Design Team will be focusing on creating things for wrapping.... gifts, surprises, books, tags, bags and more!
 
Today I am going to alter a couple of containers using Ceiling Tiles.
  
 
Altered Pages Ceiling Tiles make great a great wrap or cover for a small box.  They are  6 x 6" embossed heavy paper ceiling tiles. Ready for you to paint, cut, stamp or alter. Glue them to containers, using double side adhesive tapes and glues.


 
 

A few items I have in a bin I keep to alter...
they are all great for gift giving!



 
 
Today I have a Laughing Cow container and a cylinder container to alter.  Remove any labels (barcodes, tape, etc.) Paint containers with white gesso.  Set aside to dry.
 
 
 

Measure and cut the ceiling tiles to fit your container/s.  Gently apply the ink directly from the pad to the ceiling tile, be careful to ink only the raised embossing of the tiles.  The paper tile absorbs the ink like a sponge! 


 
 
When the gesso has dried, attach washi tape to the containers.  Adhere the ceiling tiles with Tacky Glue.
 
 
To finished the Laughing Cow box add a string of beads around the edge of the ceiling tile. Use a black marker to make a line around the edge of the container.  This would make a great box for giving jewelry, a gift card or any small object.


 
  
 
It just so happened that two ceiling tiles wrapped around this container perfectly!  Washi Tape was added to the top and bottom of the container (the ceiling tiles were not going to cover the container totally).  Then adhere the ceiling tiles with Tacky Glue, embellish with black lace.
 
 


Supplies: Ceiling Tile
Tacky Glue
Ink
Washi Tape
Black Marker
Lace
Bead Trim from one of my Mailbox Muse Kits


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Watch for new "kits" available soon forthe holiday season! 

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That is my post for today!
IT'S A WRAP






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