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« on: October 21, 2012 02:07:20 PM »

For my Back to Hogwarts swap partner, I wanted to create a Gryffindor item that didn't scream GRYFFINDOR and an aged, passed down (or treasure you stumbled upon in a second-hand shop in Diagon Alley) look.  So I picked up one of those plain boxes at the craft store, and I beat, stained, battered, painted, sanded, oiled, rubbed with ash, and much more to create this aged look.  It was fun to make, and I was rather happy with the results. Grin  (Also, I figured that since I was sending a jewelry box that I should fill it with jewelry. Wink)

~*Gryffindor Jewelry Box*~









And because I took a bunch of pics, I reducioed them; click small pics to activate engorio charm.*

*yes, I'm one of those HP crafters! Cool

Thanks for peeking! Grin
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« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2012 03:49:21 PM »

This is so lovely!! I really like that the design is subtle. It seems like something that a Gryffindor student would actually have in their room Smiley. Well done!!
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« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2012 12:28:58 PM »

I love the subtlety of this, not in your face HP, but you know what it references all the same.  Love that you filled it up with jewelery for your partner.
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« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2012 06:24:45 AM »

lovely look! the color is just great for a gryffindor box! Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2012 08:22:37 AM »

Absolutely awesome, pinkleo! I love how it's minimalist in nature. Very pretty!
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