Following on from my matchbox garden last week, I had in mind that I could turn a box into a little case. It needs a bit more refining, but I made this as a sample for Toni's WTUI challenge this week, which you will find HERE. Until our last move I kept my fabric in a case not unlike this one - man, are they heavy compared with modern suitcases. And growing up we had had several trunks for storage which still had their travel labels on them, as my mother had travelled from France to Canada and then Canada to Ireland.
Embossed the matchbox wrapper and distressed slightly with antique linen. Before assembling it, I added the WRMK hardware to hold the strap, which is just a strip of slightly distressed brown card. I'd have loved to add real stitching, but for sure I'd have broken at least one needle trying to maneuver it round the hardware. I added little corners, embossed and sponged, with faux rivets, punched and shaped circles of metallic gold card. Stamped a couple of postmarks which would make do for travel labels, and added a little tag.
This is, of course, a 3D project ;-). With three studs on each of the corners, and three luggage labels on the case.
Date: Wednesday, August 30, 2017 GMT Views: 865