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« on: June 18, 2012 07:11:23 AM »

This is my first go at making a decorated matchbox. It's travel themed, as you can see.




It's got some random things in it (who hasn't packed silly random things to take on holiday before?) as well as a mini passport with tissue paper pages and sewn binding, and a couple of 'polaroid' snapshots. They are some real photos of mine made to look like polaroids.



I found a place that sells matchbox blanks, so I was able to use a nice clean white box, without having to make one from scratch.

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« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2012 07:17:23 AM »

So cute! Love it.
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« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2012 07:19:43 AM »

Nice job Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2012 08:09:05 AM »

Oh, that's adorable! I love it and am pinning right now. It's just wonderful.
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« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2012 08:23:22 AM »

First time decorating a matchbox? I see a world of tiny things in your future -- very nicely done!
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« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2012 10:09:13 AM »

Oh, I love the little handle!  So adorable! Grin
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« Reply #6 on: June 18, 2012 03:47:54 PM »

So perfect!  What did you use for the straps, handle, and corner protectors?
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« Reply #7 on: June 18, 2012 04:08:07 PM »

Great job Kim! That's soooo cute! Absolutely adorable. You gave that little suitcase a soul  Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: June 18, 2012 04:18:44 PM »

So perfect!  What did you use for the straps, handle, and corner protectors?
It's just construction paper. 210gsm, so it was the perfect weight for it. I did do some shading on them with pencil too, to make it look a bit more beaten up.

Also, these are the stickers I used.

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« Reply #9 on: June 19, 2012 07:07:01 AM »

First attempt? Really well done! I agree with micro, I see lots of cool tiny things in your future!
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