Saturday, 17 October 2009

Body Shop Tub 2

Something a bit more cheerful. You might have seen a few weeks ago a Bodyshop tub that I had altered, well this is another one.

The leaves are Tanda stamps onto the waste from an acrylic paint palette and embossed with either green or gold and then cut out. Layered and decoupared onto the lid with Glossy accents, some orange glitter and gold leaf flakes were sprinkled into the wet Glossy accents, the gold leaf turned green as the stuff dried! disappointed at first but quite like the effect now. Fibers have been wrapped round the body of the tub, making a little trinkeet box.

Thought it would make a second entry into By the cute and Girly who fortunatly allow non cute types like me to enter.


  1. Hi Zoe, thanks so much for the comment you left about my mam on my other blog.
    I love this altered box and love how the leaf turned green its very effective and i do love that fibre wrapped side too .. beautiful !!
    Also love your black and white which is very unique and eye catching
    hugs June xxx

  2. Ooh Zoe I do like what you've done with this tub. The colours and the fibres are gorgeous. Sue x

  3. Fab tub Zoe, love the leaves and the fibres are a great touch too xxxxx

    Hope the cats have made friends with you today!!!

  4. Nice autumn box, the leaves look great. janex

  5. Wow - what a stunning piece of artwork - love it Zoe

  6. Beautifully decorated box - that's what I call recycling - something that's great to look at and useful too.
    Thanks for joining in the By the Cute and Girly challenge with this piece.
    Beryl xx

  7. Oh I love the look of this, very beautiful leaves and colours and great idea. Thanks for have another go at the cute and girly.

  8. Hiya!

    It's a pleasure to see re-entries at BTC&G, thanks for taking the time out to create another project.

    This is great - how weird is it that gold leaf turns a different colour when mixed with Glossy Accents?! Thanks for the heads up on that one, this is why I love crafting - we all learn from each other!

    Hopefully see your work for the November challenge!!

    Luv Rach xx

  9. This is a very unique piece of work! Thanks so much for playing along at By The Cute and Girly!

  10. Beautiful box. Thank you for joining us at BTC&G again.
    Max x

  11. Gorgeous altered box, beautiful colours.

  12. Great and must have been soo much fun to make :)
    Love the mix of mediums

  13. I love this box! I'm not very good at making stuff like this but I do love to look at what others have made. Thanks for joining us at BTC&G. Both your entries are fab!
    Lora x


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