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Embossed Keepsake Box

By: Linda Peterson

Now you have a pretty place to store shells! Create an Embossed Keepsake Box from Linda Peterson using embossing tools and techniques and display it in a prominent spot. Stash your favorite vacation memorabilia, ticket stubs, exotic finds and more!

Embossed Keepsake Box
 

Materials:

  • Aleene’s Tacky Glue
  • ArtEmboss Metal sheet- silver
  • Alcohol markers in brown, green, blue or other colors of choice
  • Craft foam any color
  • Ball point pen
  • Acrylic Paint – black
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Paint brush
  • Paper towels

Instructions:

  1. Cut the craft foam to the desired size. Cut a rectangle out of the center to create the frame.

    Embossed Keepsake Box
     
  2. Place the frame onto the colored (back side) of metal sheet.

    Embossed Keepsake Box
     
  3. Cut edges on a diagonal and fold metal edged over. Flatten with the side of an ink pen.

    Embossed Keepsake Box
     
  4. Draw a diagonal line on the inside of frame, cut along the lines and fold metal edges over.

    Embossed Keepsake Box
     
  5. Draw pattern onto front of frame with ball point pen.

    Embossed Keepsake Box
     
  6. Add color with markers.

    Embossed Keepsake Box
     
  7. Add a light coat of black paint to top of frame, getting it down into the creases. Wipe away as much as desired.

    Embossed Keepsake Box
     
  8. Arrange material, and frame onto top of box. Glue to secure. Add any additional embellishments as desired.

    Embossed Keepsake Box

For a comprehensive video tutorial of this project, check out How to Create a Metal Embossed Keepsake Box.

 

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