Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Altered Body Cream Box

I am using the body cream that came in this box originally... We pay 3.00 0r 4.00 extra for packaging a product most of the time I like to look and see if there may be another way or use for the box to have a new life... To me this one was a perfect make over and I gave it's re-do a very simple make over... I covered up the original product name ... ingredients ... ect. on the front and back of the box with a page from a repro old Sears catlog that I purchased at a barn sale for a couple bucks... I am going to get about 500 sheets from that book for altered art.... I used a wonderful flapper image on a cinnamon and coffee soaked tag with a fancy paper sheet behind it and a simple button and didn't feel it need any more added.... This will be neat in a vignette or a simple way to give a gift... Be really sweet with altered art tags or to place some Christmas tree tags like I made for my Antique bridal tree for a gift or a small gift of any kind tucked in.....Even candy... HOW DEVINE !!!!!
Take time and look at your packaging in a different way... You paid for it.... So very many items and objects can have new life and I love the challenge of finding a way to give it to them....

1 comment:

The Feathered Nest said...

You know that I love this Marietta!! I love the way you think ~ repurpose a wonderful thing into an even MORE wonderful item! Wouldn't it make a beautiful gift box?? Wish we could sit down and play with our old treasures and create together!! xxoo, Dawn