A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | 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: 314,031
Currently Running With Scissors:
206 Guests and 8 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2 3  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Matchboxes  (Read 17234 times)
Tags for this thread: matchbox , altered_art , featured_project , craftster_best_of_2010  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit
1+
 
isabelchun
« on: December 29, 2010 05:41:13 AM »

I love painting matchboxes and filling them up with little things that go with the theme of the box. Here are some of my favorite matchboxes that I have made. Not everything in the matchboxes are handmade though. Some of the stickers are handmade, I made them by printing out my doodles on labels and cutting them out. The stamps are handmade and so are the felt objects and the wire bird nest.

I paint them with acrylic paint. The matchbox template I found online here: http://blog.swap-bot.com/rachels-matchbox-template/





Here are some more:



This one is probably my favorite!

« Last Edit: December 29, 2010 10:53:38 PM by isabelchun - Reason: more pictures!! » THIS ROCKS   Logged

plumbucket
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2010 06:36:14 AM »

These are cool too! How do you go bout making stamps though?
THIS ROCKS   Logged
spicytaco
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 1616
Joined: 10-Sep-2008

Lalala...


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2010 07:06:11 AM »

So cute!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

*insert witty saying here*

I has Wist.
CraftyDiem
« Reply #3 on: December 29, 2010 07:12:49 AM »

Those are adorable!!  That apple stamp looks SO juicy!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Progress not perfection.

http://craftydiem.blogspot.com/
StickerChic87
« Reply #4 on: December 29, 2010 08:16:19 AM »

Holy smokes I LOVE the apple one! I love anything apples and this is just the cutest little thing! Great job!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

alwaysinmyroom
Craftalongs Moderator
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Make All Things, especially from stash
Offline Offline

Posts: 36924
Joined: 12-Feb-2006

Keep on crafting!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #5 on: December 29, 2010 08:38:11 AM »

so cute and tiny!!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

50 Projects 2018 59/75
PINTEREST
355 days until retirement!!! Beach here I come!
Need some supplies?  I am destashing..maybe I have what you need! PM me!
LimeRiot
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 14137
Joined: 10-Jun-2009

Sublime


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #6 on: December 29, 2010 10:20:53 AM »

These are wonderful! I love all of them.

Your drawings are adorable and I really like all of the bright colors and super fun little goodies you put inside.

Thank you for the inspiration Smiley.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

lindyv321
Cooking Moderator
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 13357
Joined: 28-Mar-2008

My fingers are itchin' to be stitchin'


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #7 on: December 29, 2010 11:32:29 AM »

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!  Thank you so much for sharing Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

aisy
« Reply #8 on: December 29, 2010 12:00:51 PM »

this is the cutest idea!!it would be so fun to randomly get these in the mail
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I would absolutely love to have a personal swap! I'm interested in jewelry, soap, and anything that inspires you on my Pinterest
lindyv321
Cooking Moderator
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 13357
Joined: 28-Mar-2008

My fingers are itchin' to be stitchin'


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #9 on: December 29, 2010 01:30:41 PM »

There was a matchbox swap a while back that was fun. 
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2 3  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: The Red, White, and Blue
May 23, 2018 Featured Projects
Tute Tuesday: Candy Wrapper Bracelet



Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies

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 ©2003-2018, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.