Thank you for popping in, I love to have you visit.
I mentioned last week about an altered "Cheese Box" which sparked a few comments.
The boys are always looking for projects to do when they are here. So between the Cheese Boxes and Bean and tall Rice Tins we have great fun.
The best boxes are the "triple layer" ones they give a bigger working area for small hands. Any box with a lid will give hours of fun.
Hazel has also used these ideas to work with her Grandsons and the girls. Cheap and cheerful,so what if they make a mess it has only cost the bits of paper plus a few embellishments. That`so cheap to have the fun they do. So here are the things to keep in mind for a rainy day during the school holidays. Not that we want them but we might just get "one"
Sorry I do not have other views as the box, this was done before I really thought about theses sort of things.
Take all the loose paper off the box, paint inside and out (I use Bog Standard cheap emulsion paint)
Leave to dry. Decorate with lace & ribbon or just pretty paper. I cut a few different size SB Scallop Circles and some SB Foliage for the top. The rose was made using just a SB classic circle Die. Buy some bunches of cheap flowers for the kids to use. You often get stems of flowers in the £1 shops .... perfect !!!
The tins are covered with Corrugated card mine came inside packages delivered. This has been painted over, buy little tester pots of colours. Let that dry, paint over with white emulsion, rub some off while still wet to give a distressed look. Decorate with bits and pieces. One little "tip" the tops of the tins are sharp so before you start line the tin with card to come "just" above the top rim of the can. By the way the tins are the "ring pull" tins
That`s it for today. I hope you find these things useful, we certainly do in this house
Thank you for calling into day I really appreciate that you take time to that
Till next time