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Sunday, 20 April 2014

Altered DVD Storage Unit & Cases

Good morning everyone and Happy Easter! I hope you are not stuffing your faces with chocolate eggs cos' i will be jealous as i haven't got any, boo! hoo!
I have something different to share with you all today.
I have altered an old DVD storage unit and made it into a crafty storage for my pens, inks and wooden rubber stamps.
This is the unit before altering.

Here i have adhered some pretty
pink Dovecraft paper and distressed with paint.

Here is a close up of the paper.
I have diecut a few pieces using my Magnolia Doohickey 'Old Swedish Lace' die and added some sequin trim.

The next thing i did was to stamp all over the top and sides with my Prima 'Botanical' stamp using Sepia ink.
Now i cut some paper to fit the dvd cases and stamped the same image all over and inserted them into the cases making them look much prettier i think.

And the finished look! I will probably change things around a few times until i'm happy with it.

I'm entering these challenges
Bunny Zoe's Crafts - Distress
Country View Challenges - New Beginnings ( new look )
Craftyhands Challenge - Anything Goes
Frilly and Funky - Flights of Fancy
Inky Chicks - Shabby Chic
Rhedd and Rosie - Anything Goes
Rhedd's Creative Spirit - April Challenge
Simon Says Monday - Winged Things
Simon Says Wednesday - Animal Antics
Vintage Challenge - Anything Goes
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Hugs xx


Jay said...

Very creative Hazel, love all of the details and your fab tutorial, Love it!!!!
Cuddles Jay xxx

Judith Taylor - Wright said...

fabulous make and thank you for sharing at Crafty Hands very good luck hun Judith DT x

Moira Gray said...

Fabulous, love the papers and its extremely useful!

Thanks for joining us at Rhedd's Creative Spirit.

Moira DT xx

Moira Gray said...

And again!

Thanks for joining us at Rhedd & Rosie's Challenge Blog.

Moira DT. xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Wow looks gorgeous, clever you

Alrik Gerlach said...

Very nice.

Laura Sterckx said...

This is so gorgeous. Love the papers you used! :) Thanks so much for joining us at the Simon Says Wednesday Challenge Blog! :)

Zuzu's Blog said...

oh this is so clever and inventive. really super idea (love the paper).

Helene E said...

what a brilliant idea!

Mona Eidhammer said...

Wow! I really love how this turned out. What a great idea to use an old cd rack. Love it. Hugs...Mona

Andrea Ockey Parr said...

Wow! This is such a stunning transformation! You have really turned the ordinary into the extraordinary with this project. I think I have one of these shelving units lying around and you've inspired me to turn it into something pretty and handy. I love all the attention to detail you included like the sequins and faux lace. Congrats on creating something that's both beautiful and useful. Thanks for sharing this with us here at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog!

cotnob said...

This is a fabulous altered storage project Hazel, I bet it looks lovely on your craft desk.

Buttons said...

A great alteration Hazel. Thanks for joining us at Frilly and Funkie. Jenny x

Ira Huberts said...

That's wonderfully altered Hazel, not only is this very practical, it also looks lovely. Thanks for joining us at Vintage Udfordring. Take care, Ira x
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Crafteezee said...

What a great idea. I love it. Thanks for joining us at BunnyZoe.
Hugs Tracy x

Sue C said...

Fabulous transformation Hazel ! Thanks for joining us at Frilly and Funkie. Sue C x

Sandie said...

A fabulous altered piece...beautifully decorated and such a lovely entry for our challenge over at Rhedd's Creative Challenge x

Jennie Atkinson said...

Fabulous makeover! Thanks for joining us at Country View Challenges this month. Jennie