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Box of LOVE!

Make this beautiful box to keep treasures or give with something special inside!
 



Supplies:
Gesso Black
Chalk Paint Red
EchoArt Board
Tacky Glue
Rubber Stamp Depot Images Filigree Heart
Black Ink
Embossing Powder Pirates Gold
Gold Pen
Dew Drops
Dew Drop Heart
Niji Paints
Heart box
Flower
Silk Leaves

Paint the heart box with Gesso Black, set aside to dry.

While paint is drying, with Black Ink stamp the Rubber Stamp Depot Images Filigree Heart on EchoArt Board.

Heat emboss with  Embossing Powder ~ Pirates Gold, ink edges of EchoArt Board.

With Tacky Glue adhere red Dew Drops around the edge of the EchoArt Board
 

Paint the Rubber Stamp Depot Images Filigree Heart with Niji Paints.




Use Gold Pen to do some decorative doodling on the heart box!  Watch yourself... I have to remind myself I have a project to finish... would probably still be doodling!


 
Add the Dew Drop Heart to the center of the Filigree Heart.


 
Add Flower and Silk Leaves to finish the box


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