Friday, 7 October 2016

Letter cum Key holder

Hello & welcome here again!
I love collecting boxes & items that I can use for decoupage. The newest addition is a letterbox cum key holder.
I had an adorable decoupage tissue in my stash from my trip to Bangkok this summer & this mail box was perfect for that. 
Alteration of this MDF started with a generous coat of gesso followed by blue chalk paint & white acrylic. Note sure if you can see but I have tried not to have a solid color but create a distress look. 
I carefully tore the tissue & decoupaged it in the bottom corner. Brought out the colors once again & blended the background with the tissue.
Once I was happy with the outcome I added some crackle texture, stencilling, stamping & other details.
 Here is the final outcome - 

Sharing this at - 
Shopping our Stash#272 - 11.10 - TOP 3
The Color Sisters#36 - 12.10 - WINNER

Thank you so much for visiting & taking the time to comment on my blog. I love to hear from you & truly appreciate your feedback. Have a crafty day!


  1. Wow! Fabulous piece! Soo pretty with all gorgeous details!

  2. Very pretty project! Thank you for joining us at Altered Eclectics this month, Jane (DT) :) x

  3. Absolutely gorgeous! I love the colours and the crackle! Thank you for entering your project at Rhedd’s Creative Spirit. Sammy-x

  4. Hello: I absolutely love this mail box, the colors and the design are just beautiful. All the details you added, like that adorable fence and the crackling stenciling just makes this project really stand out.
    Thank you so much for sharing with us at SHOPPING OUR STASH, hope you come back and play again soon.
    Maria Rodriguez.

  5. great job! Thanks for joining us at Inspiration Destination. Good luck.
    Groetjes van Ine (DT)

  6. Gorgeous Tanvi, love the texture and sweet image.
    Linda xxx

  7. Hi Tanvi - it's a lovely project. I love all your details. Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion Challenges! - Patti (CYP DT)

  8. Beautiful project. Lovely colours and textures. Thanks for sharing at Inspiration Destination and hope to see you again. Good luck.
    - Khushboo, DT

  9. This is fantastic! I love everything about it. Thank you so much for participating this week at the Mod Squad Challenge

  10. FABULOUS project!! It is so wonderful! I love all the colors and textures and little add ons! Thank you so much for sharing it with us at Shopping Our Stash! Cyndi, DT

  11. Beautiful project, love those birds. Thanks for playing along with us at Shopping Our Stash.

  12. what a stunning creation. absolutely love it, all that wonderful detail.

  13. How gorgeous is this Tanvi..I love it,the image is just so how you have added texture and embellishments too.
    A fab entry for our challenge over at Rhedd's Creative Spirit...x

  14. stunning! Thanks for playing with us at The Color Sisters :-)

  15. Love the textures !! it is really very pretty!

  16. I adore this. Stunning :) Thank you so much for joining us at Pearly Sparkles. Traci DT xx

  17. This is beautiful, I love the little fence and the texture mosaics. So pretty, thank you for joining us at Altered Eclectics.


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