The Sampler Box Contest
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I’ve been lucky enough to get The Sampler last month and the month before! One of my assortments even included a necklace by one of my favorite jewelry makers ever. The Sampler is holding a contest right now where you repurpose the box that goodies come in some clever way and the winner will receive a free month’s subscription to the Sampler.
And… I was asked to whip one up myself… I can’t say it is anywhere near as cool as the ones above but it was fun and I think will prove to be very useful…
I have this new addiction to collecting little lampwork animal beads and making jewelry like this:
But I was on a bead-buying moratorium because the plastic container I had my beads in was just about full. So guess what?! Somebody can now do a lot more bead shopping! I made my Sampler box into divided bead storage. I just took some leftover cardboard to make the dividers. They are just cut to size and then I cut notches in them to interlock them snugly. And then I took my masterful painting hand to the outside complete with a coat of silver glitter paint on each of the beads. I shoulda been a fine arts major I tell ya! ha ha…