Thursday, 21 June 2012

Beeswax and Bugs


This may be the shortest blog post ever but here is a little box I decorated using just a couple of stamps, Prismacolour pencils and some beeswax.
First I stamped the images on to white card and traced with ordinary tracing paper and transferred the images to the box. I then coloured using Prismacolour pencils and then covered with beeswax and distressed it by scratching into the beeswax, applying paint and then rubbing off and buffing up with a soft cloth.
and a Wooden Box
It smells divine too!
Apologies for the short post, I've damaged my back and at the moment I'm unable to sit or stand for any length of time, I do hope you like my little box.
Wishing you a happy day, Sam xxx

5 comments:

  1. How painful for you Samantha, back pain is so demanding. I just love your little box and the colours are beautiful. Hope you get better soon. Hugs Rita xxx

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  2. A great altered box, great idea with the beeswax, and the border looks really nice. Hope you back is feeling better soon, back pain can just drag you right down. :( Carol x

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  3. This is lovely! The SuziBlu stamp works so well on a box and I love the tracing paper idea. I am so sorry about your back - and I know crafting can sometimes make it worse - get well soon!

    Lucy x

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  4. How beautiful! Love the scratches, too... the face is so interesting this way. Sorry about your back! Hope you're better soon.

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  5. Love the box! Take care of your back and rest! Hope you feel better soon.

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