4 November 2009

uh oh...




I made a big mess...today I have been trying to transform some old boxes from the market into lovely velvet lined boxes of treasure, for displaying our jewellery.



I think this used to hold a silver napkin ring...


It was like this, but now its like...


this! The string is tied around whilst some glue dries, the box fell apart when i was lining it! I put in sections to hold two rings. The rings are mine by the way...


I found these ages ago, thought they would look nice hanging on the wall with ribbons. Good for displaying earrings maybe?


I put black velvet inside them, and they are slightly padded.


This box is covered with thin leather and opens from the top and the side, i think its a Gentleman's clothes brush case.


I lined it in grey cotton velvet for holding lots of rings.


They are mine, all mine!


I also lined the display case with black velvet, bit difficult to take a photo of it as its a bit dark in our living room!


I still have to do all these, maybe its a bigger job than I thought! I need a mug of tea fast!

11 comments:

  1. I adore those little round frames!

    Michelle

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  2. They're lovely especially the black box that fell apart! Very smart indeed.

    Charlotte

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  3. so sad that your lovely little shop is so far away. your rings are dreamy.

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  4. Aaaah your rings are gorgeous! I collect rings, especially big chunky cocktail ones - and I am coveting that snake one quite a lot!

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  5. wow nice work! you've really given those lovely boxes a new lease of life :)

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  6. They look wonderful! You are so lucky that you have the talent to make your own beautiful jewellery!

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  7. You are so clever. I love how these are turning out!

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  8. tell me more...
    you got a lot of wonderful rings

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  9. Nice job on lining the boxes Miss A - I think you must be the secret love-child of two Blue Peter presenters...

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  10. A fine collection of lovely boxes...I know waht you mean by starting what you think will be a small project...thanks for all of your comments on my blog :)

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  11. Thanks for your words of encouragement! I must point out that only the snake ring and signet ring are by Rust, the topaz ring is from my Grandma, the other one is from the market!

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