Friday, January 18, 2019

Recycled Matchbox- Happy Birthday!

Sharing a recycled large matchbox I altered into a birthday gift box, using TH worn wallpapers.

The other side of "Happy Birthday" sign reads "Make A Wish"

I used large buttons for faux pull handles.

Embellished with a rustic crackle flower, tulle and locket.
 Inside of matchbox
Large matchbox & Tim Holtz worn wallpapers.
Happy Birthday- Make A Wish!

Happy Recycling! T.

Supplies Used:
Large Matchbox
Tim Holtz Worn WallPaper
Crackle Flower
Large Buttons
Tim Holtz Memo Pin
Tim Holtz Sayings Stamps
Black & Coffee Archival Inks
Glue Stick
Tacky Glue
E 6000

Entering @
Simon Says Monday Challenge- Recycle Something!


  1. This is an excellent creation. Thanks for showing the before. You did a lovely job. [Bunny]

  2. This is gorgeous and such a pretty project which has a wonderful vintage feel and is so elegant in it's style! Really lovely and thank you so much for sharing and for playing along with us over on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog... x

  3. Fab altered match box. I may have to give this a go myself. Thank you for taking part in the January "Love To Craft Challenge". DT Sam x

  4. What a lovely gift box you've made, inside and out, by repurposing "trash". Thanks for sharing your project and all the details with us at Love To Craft