Much as I love snow and winter, I love the bright colors and welcome of spring with this new batch of keepsake boxes includes both vintage cigar box keepsakes and small round mache and cardboard boxes in the most popular flower designs.
From the top left: Veronica’s Tulips, Red Climbers, Tea for Tulips, My Mother’s Columbines, Small Roses.
The cigar boxes are the old-style cardboard type, the ones we probably all grew up with around the house, holding photos and hardware and handkerchiefs. As you would expect these boxes are gently worn, in varying states of wear and tear, written on, watermarked, with holes from thumbtacks and dinged up corners and warped lids, but still usable to create something new. I leave the graphics and text on the inside, and use as much of the outside design as I can.
The mache or cardboard boxes are purchased new, and when decorated I leave them unfinished inside. On all boxes I print the artwork on acid-free label stock and adhere it to the top surface, then use craft paints and colored or patterned tapes to add trim.
Use them to store your keepsakes, or jewelry or office items and much more. Give them as a gift or use them as gift boxes.
Order a Keepsake Box, or Two!
They are $20.00 each when you purchase one, but you’ll find special pricing of $15.00 each when you purchase two or more, no coupon code needed. That price includes shipping, handling and taxes.
Don’t forget, each one is unique, and when it’s gone, it’s gone.
Usually I list these boxes individually on the Keepsakes Boxes page in my Handmade Gallery. But I’ll be heading to shows with them and managing inventory with one-of-a-kind handmade goods can be tricky.
Please enter the name of the design(s) you’d like in the box below and add the total quantity of boxes ordered.
NOTE: If the title is crossed out, it’s sold.
- Veronica’s Tulips
- Red Climbers
- Tea for Tulips
- My Mother’s Columbines
- Small Roses
Other items with the same art or design To find all items on this site with the same art or design, use the search box for the name of the artwork and you'll find all that's available.
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