Sunday, February 19, 2017

Seaside In Your Pocket Match Box Shrine

Hi all

Today I am going to show you how to create this nautical matchbox shrine.

Close up of completed project

Close up of full shrine

You will need

Match Box
Decoupage glue
Blue paint and dark blue ink
Paint brush
Clear drying adhesive
White cardstock
Wood grain patterned paper or tissue
Seaside embelleshments

Close up of products used on project
1. Paint the white cardstock blue, then once the paint has dried, stamp with the spiral shell.
Close up of covered match box
2. Adhere the wood grain print to the matchbox bottom with the decoupage glue.

close up of match box insode
3. Cut the netting to cover the top of the matchbox. Use the clear drying glue to hold it in place.

Match box with net on top
4. Stamp out the anchor from the Nautical 2 set onto white cardstock and color in with a marker.
decorated match box
5. Cut out the anchor and wrap a bit of twine around it before attaching to the front of the matchbox. 
Adhere any other sea side embellishments to the anchor.
Close up inside of shrine

6.Stamp onto a scrap of cardstock one of the small fish from the Nautical 2 stamp set and color in with a marker before gluing to the inside of the matchbox.

Add a few more shells inside.