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« on: February 07, 2011 12:48:26 AM »

Okay, so this is kinda recycled as it was given to me looking a little bit like it had gone through the wars. It was covered in layered of emulsion and needed stripping. The hinged needed to be replaced and it deserved a whole new look.

It was repainted using emulsion again (not normally something I would use of wood but they were the colours I wanted). I chose to mix a soft pink with a grey-purple shade. I covered the ghastly opening clasp with a butterfly motif. At least now is can sit on my shelf looking less of an eyesore.



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« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2011 12:33:58 PM »

it came out great!  i love trinket boxes.  will you do more?
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« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2011 03:44:06 AM »

Pretty painting. lovely and soft colours. Love the idea of that butterfly
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« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2011 09:27:12 AM »

Yes I am planning on doing more.

Just a matter of time right now. With so many other things going on lol.

Thanks for the lovely comments guys!
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