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Mary Bell
« on: October 08, 2006 08:38:53 PM »

this is a plaque I bought at goodwill - I painted and distressed it then decoupaged this otter from an audubon print onto it for my FIL



below are some thrifted kleenex covers that I bought and decoupaged appropriately for various friends and family - the LOTR kleenex box is for my SIL and BIL...I am showing the Vigo side cause I am rather smitten with him... Wink



John Deere Tractor Box for my FIL



Library Box for my sister the librarian - used all sorts of stuff - the base is decoupaged with pages of an old dictionary - the stuff on top come from used and discarded books - I even found a book fine slip...I showed this side because it features our high school library...



This is for my baby sis - it is supposed to look like water stained terra cotta with moss growing on it - my first attempt at any sort of faux painting... Smiley



to see all around the boxes you can look in my gallery here:

http://www.pbase.com/marybell/other_outlets


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« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2006 08:46:43 PM »

Those are nice! They do make lovely christmas gifts!
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« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2006 08:48:16 PM »

Those all look great. And that's awesome you could come up with an individually appropriate theme for each fam member.
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