The little box is done…

The project of upcycling the little wooden box which I started last week is finished.
I hummed and hahhed for ages trying to decide what I wanted to do on the top, after taking off the original paper picture.

But finally I decided to draw into the wood with an empty ball point pen, this pen has a very hard nib and proved a useful tool for embossing on the wood.

I kept the design extremely simple.
P1040927Once I was happy I got out the wood stain and gave it a good soaking…. after a few hours I patted off the excess.
Left it over night to properly dry and then gave it a coat of varnish.

I rather like it now – because the designed has been embossed into the wood it has a texture as well as the image of the design.

Think this one to keep!

Thanks for reading,
back next week


About rosiesartsandcrafts

An avid arty crafty kind of person, I can never leave anything as it was intended, as you will come to see as I post my arty and crafty blogs which follow a self-imposed challenge to create something every week and blog about whatever I've done. I hope my work will inspire your own creations but please note that the text, pictures and artwork are ©rosiesartsandcrafts unless otherwise noted; all rights reserved. The content of this blog may not be copied or used without permission. Projects and layouts may not be copied for submission to contests, magazines, or other publications in any form. For questions or comments please email
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