Sunday, 3 April 2016

Spring - altered Clementine box with stamped flowers

Hello again and greetings from London! Yes, I'm here in this fascinating city! With my husband we thought it was time to show Eszter, our 10-year-old daughter London.

So this is my second project for the April challenge of the Country View Challenges. The theme is SPRING. It was me who chose the theme this time and I hope you like it and you will show the CVC team your lovely projects!

So, this is an altered Clementine box. For Christmas I had already transformed a box like this into a festive holiday box. You can find it here.

Now let me show you how I made this.

I took an empty Clementine box.

And I painted white inside with DecoArt Chalky Finish Paint (Everlasting) and green outside with DecoArt Chalky Finish Paint (Refreshing).

After I started to stamp the flowers from Flower Garden Stamp Set of Tim Holtz  to the sides with Ranger Archival Ink (Jet Black).

Then with a small brush and Marabu (Bordeaux and Clementine) paints I coloured the stamped flowers. In the end I put a layer of satin finish varnish to protect my box.

Enjoy the spring and happy crafting!


  1. A beautiful transformation Monika, I can see you're loving those Tim flowers. Enjoy your visit to London.
    Happy Sunday.
    Hugs Brenda xxx

  2. So good to see that there are others that use these boxes! I have made a bunch and store my ready made cards and stamps in...

    1. You are right, Gerrina! They are so useful and practical :-))

  3. Love the stamps and above all how you coloured them! With the white background it looks so fresh and "springy", just delightful.

  4. I really like this Monika, what a transformation xx

  5. Lovely upcycling - I'm also a big fan of the fruit crates for storage!
    Alison x


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