This is how it finished up but I thought I would show you some step-by-step photos.
This is how my box arrived £9 I paid but they are only £7.5 from HERE
Covered it in Gesso inside & out and allowed to dry naturally, it didn't take long at all.
Then I smothered it inside & out in this wonderful Eco friendly fresco paint and I love them. They're very good for coverage, colour, price and everything else
Then I started stamping, lots of stamping and watered some more of the paint down in the colour nougat. I used this to cover the stamped images, then added more images then more paint and just kept going until I was happy.
Finally I added some die cuts, I have had these ages Wish I knew where I got them from as I would love some more. (Let me know or send me a link if you know, thanks) I had in mind to put all my garden seeds in the finished box along with garden planting labels, string etc. I also really like the little hangers on the bottom as well, I could hang my little trowel & folk underneath.
So what have you been up to lately? Oh here's a little update about the altered birds I made. Remember I asked what you think I could do with them? Well here they are, I put some some holes in with my hole punch (went through the wood really easy) & put some vintage lace through. I think they look really nice, you can put them on door handles, like the wardrobe, what do you think?