HANDMADE VINTAGE VALENTINE ART BOXES

Hello! Happy Saturday to you, I am just about to embark on steaming a wood chip ceiling and ripping up a cheap laminate floor! But before that I just wanted to share a little shop update. Some of my handmade vintage wooden matchbox Valentines are listed and ready to be posted to romantics all over ...

SOMEWHERE TO KEEP SEEDS

Hello! Today I wanted to share with you this seed packaging I made a few weeks ago, I put together a collection of these decorated vintage matchboxes (you can see some of my other matchbox creations here) all containing different types of seeds, this is the last one left now. I do hope to make ...

DAY 29 THE EXTRA ONE-CABINET OF CURIOSITIES #MATCHBOXADAY

Day 29, the extra one, for my last box of the challenge I have chosen the theme 'cabinet of curiosities'. The outside of the box is decorated with a collage of paper prints, labels and ink stamping. Made to look like an old specimen box, inspired by the tales of Gerald Durrell in his book-My ...

DAY 28 THE ROMANTIC ONE #MATCHBOXADAY

Day 28 The Romantic One, a declaration of lasting love, that will fit into the pocket of someone special. A collage of vintage roses and stamp marks decorates the outside of the matchbox with a victorian style paper scrap, the words 'Ever True' and a twinkling treasured jewel. The inner drawer opens to reveal two ...

DAY 27 THE LAST DAYS OF WINTER ONE #MATCHBOXADAY

Day 27, the Last Days of Winter One, a tiny winter scene of swallows returning after a long cold winter, swooping through twigs and spring buds in a swirl of vintage sequins and beads.The outside of this matchbox is wrapped in a precious page from a vintage bird book, the printed words telling the story ...