Friday, November 9, 2007

My altered ink pad holder finally done!

Remember back in the summer time when I was so excited to find the mother of all thrift shop finds.....that solid wood cassette tape holder (click link to see the before photo)?

Well, I finally got around to scrapafying it for my room. I painted it white (which was no easy feat LOL!) and then use some Basic Grey papers from the Lily Kate (blue) and Gypsy (green) lines to alter it.

Because I have to insert and remove the ink pads I only added some pretty stuff to the sides. The chipboard swirls are Maya Road that I painted green and then created my own covered chipboard flowers with some Cuttlebug Dies. I also added some periwinkle ribbon to the front to pull it all together.


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Anonymous said...

This is beautiful! You've inspired me to try and find one of these cassette holders. Love the swirls on the side!


Kathy said...

What a GREAT idea! I just love it when people come up with awesome ways to re-purpose old things.

Holly A said...

This is fantastic!