I'd done a red paper box using some origami technique some while ago (you can have a look at origami box-making instructions here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-Post-it-box/). Today, it looked very boring to me and I decided to give it a new look.
This is how it looked before. booring.
Now, using some cross-stitch to black fabric, it looks very smart and sophisticated:
for more photos you can look here: http://flickr.com/photos/11129493@N02/sets/72157607148521733/
hope you like it!