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« on: March 21, 2014 06:40:06 PM »

Hi all!
This is a little trinket box I decorated for my partner in the BBC swap. The box is one I picked up at Michael's (it's about 6" x 2"), and dyed black with marker ink. I used screenshots from BBC's Sherlock to get pictures for the outside, and mod podged them on.





Oh, and I fancied up some cardboard numbers for the lid.
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The sides:







The bottom:



I'm pretty proud of how it turned out. Thanks for looking!
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« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2014 09:02:56 AM »

Oh this is wonderful!!! Fantastic job  Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2014 01:36:55 PM »

That came out really well! And how did you do the ink dye?
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« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2014 10:26:44 PM »

Thanks! Basically I just colored the wood with a set of gray markers until it looked dark enough.
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« Reply #4 on: March 24, 2014 06:42:56 AM »

Cool. I just saw that you can make alcohol inks with markers, too! http://www.linda-matthews.com/diy-alcohol-inks/
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« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2014 09:13:44 AM »

Very cool. I love the bottom best!!
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