Thursday, May 2, 2013

Retro Recipe Box with Plaid and Polka Dots

What is the chances of having something in my stash that would work perfectly for a Retro challenge and BE retro?  I had wanted to alter this recipe box and now i have the perfect reason to complete my project..which actually helps me get things done.  Yay!

I found this recipe box at a charity shop and i love tin recipe containers, because that is what i first had when i got married, mine was blue/yellow and white, but i liked these colors because it will match the kitchen at the lake.

So i pulled out an older stamp called "Just for You" Amelia from The Greeting Farm with a "cooking" theme and made altered this recipe box.
I also had some buttons that are reproductions of vintage buttons, added some baker's twine and now i have a "new" retro recipe box.  I attached the framed image by just putting foam dots on the lid and not the bottom of the box.

Copics used:
skin- YR00,0, 00, R20, 22
hair- E55, 57, 59
scarf/apron- R35, 37, 39, Y15, 19
dress/jeans- B24, 26
star- Y15, 19
shoes/muffin tin- W3, 5
mitts- E81

Challenges:
The Greeting Farm- Retro Fresh Challenge/Polka dots/plaid
Allsorts Challenge- Anything but a card
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