Creative Crew Window Frames Trinket Box

The third Creative Crew project is: “CCREW0913HF – Holiday Focus: 911 Remembrance. It’s not a holiday, but it’s a day that has been imprinted on our minds. Make a project with the Big Shot that allows you to remember a day from your past.”

When I was very young, my grandmother used to have lots of trinket boxes on her dressing table. I thought that the baroque image in Smoky Slate / Crushed Curry colours from the Eastern Elegance designer papers brought back memories of her. I used the Window Frames Framelits and this designer paper to make a trinket box in her memory.

I started by cutting two of the largest Window Frames Framelits in Smoky Slate. I then measured inside the frame and cut out Smoky Slate card stock to make a box 8.5cm [3-3/8″] square and 2.5cm [1″] high. This was adhered to the frames with Tombow Multipurpose glue. A piece of the Eastern Elegance DSP was cut with the second largest Framelit and added to the top of the box. To create the flower, I used one of the Secret Garden Framelits to cut some die cuts from Smoky Slate and Crushed Curry card stock. Using a bone folder, I broke the fibres and separated the card stock into two layers. The flower was put together with an Antique Brad and adhered to the top of the box.

Window Frames Trinket Box


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