So today I'm showing you two altered items that I've made with my gorgeous DT kit, the first is an altered matchbox. It's one of those giant matchboxes. I covered the box with the beautiful papers from the Vintage Sarapapers range. I also added a rectangle of co ordinating paper from the same range to the top. To finnish off I used a brad on the front of the drawer to help you pull it out. Some ribbon from the HOTP cardmaker's ribbon pack and a lovely "time" charm which says " life is measured by moments" I attached that to the ribbon. I think this would be great to safely keep a lovely piece of jewellery in as a gift.
The second item is a set of vintage ATCs. Firstly I cut out three sized ATCs from the Jumbo playing cards and then I decorated them. I used the Vintage Sarapapers on all of them.
The first one I covered the whole of the ATC with the paper and then tore out a smaller rectangle from a co ordinating piece. I decorated one of the tags with some ribbon from the HOTP cardmaker's ribbon pack and a "time " charm. To finnish off I added the journey fragment and using some sandpaper I distressed the edges of all the papers. For the second ATC I left some of the playing card showing as this was to be a game ATC. Again I tore the vintage papers and distressed both the card and papers with sandpaper. I also added a little domino charm and using the lettering stencils I added "Game on". To finnish off I cut out the 8 from a HOTP round alphabet and number sheet and added a little pinwheel to the club image. For the third and final ATC I did the same again and covered it all with the vintage papers, I used a tag from the set and used a brad to adhere it to the ATC. I cut out a few of the flowers from the papers and adhered them to the ATC covering a bit of the tag so they stood out a bit more. The woman image was from the internet. Sandpapered again to create a distressed look.