This box has a print of my painting “Bath, Interrupted” on the top, and I preserved some decorative features on the original box, adding pink paint to cover proprietary text areas, and gold washi tapes to outline painted areas.Price includes shipping, handling and taxes.
About the keepsakes
Use for storage for small items, photos or special keepsakes, or use as gift boxes.
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.
ABOUT THE ARTWORK
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