For The Princess

Hello!  It's Shellye with you on this fine Monday!
If you're any kind of a pack rat like me, then you
quite possibly could have one or two of those cute little
wooden boxes that paper flowers or embellishments come in...
or a cigar or paper mache box would also work.

I've used mine to create an Elegant embellished box befitting any princess!
 I painted the base of the box with a black acrylic paint to begin. If you don't want to fuss with cutting the paper around the clasp, then leaving that area painted is a good way to go :)

I took a Maya Road chipboard 'girl' and covered her with one of the 6X6 papers.  Across her front, I attached a sash of blue vintagey trim that I further embellished with some pearl/rhinestone picks that I found in the bridal section of Hobby Lobby.  Next, I painted a chipboard crown from Leaky Shed Studio and glued to the top of the girl. I bent the legs of the chipboard girl, applied high tack glue to the bottom and then
was able to attach the girl to the glass inset of the lid.

 I edged around the glass opening with some braided upholstery trim. For the flowers, I used a die by My Favorite Things and two patterns from the 6X6 Elegant Paper. 
 Lastly, I added a border of black/white dot ribbon to the bottom of the box and used the same ribbon as an accent bow for the front.  This would also make a cute table decoration for a bridal shower or
other fun girlie event!  What girl wouldn't love a 'Tiffany' themed party!

Thanks for stopping by!

Authentique Products: Classique-Elegant: Elegant One Paper; 6X6 Paper Bundle; Components 6X12 Stickers

Other Products: Ribbon- May Arts; Chipboard Girl- Maya Road; Flower Die- My Favorite Things; Glue- Beacon 527 Multi-Purpose; Crown- Leaky Shed Studio


  1. Wow that is really great looking!

  2. Very pretty. Love the blues and black together. Really pop

  3. very elegant in so many ways. Amazing creation!

  4. This is so elegant and beautiful! I'm sure the princess will love it!

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  6. Such a beautiful decorative box! I love it!

  7. shellye, another beautiful project!! am really impressed with the Classic Elegant Collection!

  8. Another stunning lay-out! This collection is truly breathtaking!


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