A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Join us for fun, contests and discussions on Craftster's Facebook page!
Total Members: 295,106
Currently Running With Scissors:
675 Guests and 21 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Tea Box from cigar box, Edward Gorey inspired  (Read 1001 times)
Tags for this thread: tea_set , tea_box , edward_gorey  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
Acadian Driftwood
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 2584
Joined: 09-May-2008

Ta neige, Acadie, fait des larmes au soleil


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« on: May 22, 2013 02:03:37 PM »



I made this tea box as part of a set (along with this mug rug) for the Edward Gorey swap. It is an original drawing, but I was inspired by this Gorey limerick and illustration.



I found a really nice cigar box at the thrift store, and painted it with some leftover wall paint. The drawings were done in various sharpies and art pens, then sprayed with fixatif so they won't smudge.






THIS ROCKS   Logged

Anyone have a couple extra felting needles? I'll trade for them!

STS Shop

Etsy shop
Mistress Jennie
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

~*Craftster formerly known as jennieingram*~
Offline Offline

Posts: 6012
Joined: 30-Sep-2008

I really need a Sonic Seam Ripper.


View Profile WWW
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2013 07:02:09 PM »

Beautiful!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Mistress Jennie's Etsy | Pinterest | Harry Potter Craftalong - Spring Semester

It does not due to dwell on lists and forget to craft.
wdicwg
Offline Offline

Posts: 273
Joined: 27-Jun-2011

Remember that life is beautiful!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2013 09:10:52 PM »

I love this!  It looks great.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

"Creativity is a drug I cannot live without." ~Cecil B. DeMille

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. ~Robert Brault

http://pinterest.com/swaffe08/
SiFi Mom
Offline Offline

Posts: 2325
Joined: 18-Nov-2008

I own too many beads!


View Profile
« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2013 07:05:38 AM »

You did a great job on this box.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

SiFi Mom, aka Nancy
Crafting is my mental therapy!
redredrogue
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 72
Joined: 03-Jan-2008


View Profile
« Reply #4 on: May 23, 2013 12:57:57 PM »

I love everything about this, your swap partner is so lucky!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I'm frightened by the devil, and I'm drawn to those ones who ain't afraid.
seamaiden75
« Reply #5 on: May 23, 2013 11:52:37 PM »

OMG! LOVE IT! Love the story behind it too!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I don't have a TV now but that's ok the shows in my mind are almost always better.
The Maxx

My Wists http://www.wists.com/seamaiden75
John Winston
« Reply #6 on: May 25, 2013 02:47:00 AM »

Wow! Its really beautiful! You did a great job on this box.

Thanks for Sharing
THIS ROCKS   Logged
netchez
« Reply #7 on: June 10, 2013 07:28:53 PM »

That's so pretty!!!! Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Olympic Medalist Gabby Douglas Raises the Bar with Second Book
Don, Meet Rosie, Rosie, Meet Don
Sex Writer Marie Calloway Addresses Dr. Phil Controversy LIVE
How to Make the Most of Your Interactions
Sleeping in Eden by Nicole Baart
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Fairy Garden
CrafTATstic Crafty Tattoos: 30th Birthday Tattoo
April 17, 2014 Featured Projects

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.