I hosted a secret santa swap on the Beach and this is a picture of the altered cigar box that I made for my sister in the swap. I had asked a few questions of each participant so that we would know what they liked. Her favorite color was turquoise, so this is what I made for her.
The box was first painted in black and then I added some regular school glue and then the turquoise paint to get a crackle effect. I think it turned out awesome for a first timer...lol! I added lace and black flatback pearl trim from Karlas001's etsy store along with flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts. I cut out a picture from the Graphic45 steampunk line for the main image and then added two pieces of bling to finish off the box.
This is a view of the sides of the box. I used some loopy trim along with some gold ribbon to finish it off. I love the steampunk style of this box and hope that my recipient loved it as much as I did making it for her.
Below is a video of what I received from my not so secret sister Tammy (sscrafter1 on YT) for this swap.
I hope that everyone had a wonderful Christmas and all the best for the New Year!