4×4 Friday – a box!

‘Florals’ are all the rage this week at 4×4 Friday… and I just happened to have prepped, a 4×4 ‘treasure’ box. I’ve painted the whole box with a coat of gesso, followed by a coat of green acrylic paint. I’ve used a scribble stamp on geen acetate and stuck that to the lid, after using the square scribble stamp round the sides of the lid. I’ve lined the box with some dark green handmade papers I’ve had for a while, added some hand-stamped blue tissue paper and set the froggy on the lily pad, in his very own pond/box!

All the stamping has been done using good old Stazon and I’ve used those gorgeous metallic rubons in gold and copper to add highlights to the edges of the box and the centres of each flower. The green daisy on top of the box was attached using glossy accents from Ranger.

I’m entering this for TGIF aswell, cos I used acetate on the lid, even if it IS green!! So there we have a “Box of Frog(s)” – ’tis a phrase we use quite often to describe someone who’s a bit scatty, scatterbrained…. ‘as mad as a box of frogs!’

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  1. Sandy

     /  April 25, 2008

    Wow Rosie wonderful box. Love green. So brilliant, wie immer 😀

    Thanks for this entry to TGiF.

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  2. Great work Rosie!!! love the box!!!

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  3. Looks great!

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  4. beautiful work !!!

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  5. semife

     /  April 25, 2008

    Great work, its beautiful!

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  6. Wow, Rosie, what a fabulous box – love the green-tone and your little frog-stone inside is fantastic…. “Open the box, kiss the frog and you will get your own little (green) prince…” ;o)

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  7. Rosie, nearly forgotten…. Thank you so much for participating TGiF with your brilliant creation !!!! xox

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  8. kreativgeschwafel

     /  April 25, 2008

    really a great idea and a wonderful box!

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  9. Clever, clever, clever! In so many ways!

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  10. ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh lovelyyyyyyyyyyyyy beautiful

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  11. beautiful xxxx

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  12. Love the box and the frog on the lily pad. The frog looks familiar. Did you make that one?

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  13. Wow! This is marvellous! I love your little froggy on the lily pad, and what a fabulous box!!

    “Mad as a box of frogs”….I’ll have to borrow that phrase!

    Glad you both made it back safely!

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  14. which wonderful idea ! and which talent ! Bravo Rosie

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  15. B E A U T I F U L ! ! !
    OMg. GORGEOUS!?
    Great idea!
    So much talent!
    xx

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  16. LOL! Mad as a box of frogs 😀
    Excellent!

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  17. Wow Rosie I love this it is lovely well done brilliant

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  18. Very interesting box. Nice and lovely.

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