D Ring Binder

by Susan Lind
(Australia)

Handmade Wedding Box

Handmade Wedding Box

Handmade Wedding Box
Showing the handmade card resting in the handmade box

Hi, this box is exquisite!!

I have a project in the "works", I have a d ring binder that I want to do a "recipe" book, I have just received some push moulds of a witches head, shoes, cauldron,broom and a crystal ball for sculpey, I want to put these on the book.

My thoughts are that I should cover the book with heavy card and then "tart" the book up with my witch stuff and emboss "my recipe book" I was also thinking of doing the cardboard cover in faux metal with heavy duty tin foil.

What would you recommend for the glue would modge podge be the best or would it be better to use epoxy sealer to permanently glue the card to the plastic cover? I live in Australia and there are not that many places to get direction from here.

Thanks

Susan Lind


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Hi Susan

What a coincidence. I live in Australia too!

Your decorative box idea sounds amazing. I hope you will show me a photo of it when it is finished. For the foil to plastic adhesion, I would probably try some spray adhesive that you can buy from a craft or hardware store such as Spotlight, Bunnings or Masters. There are two kinds. One will show when dried and the other will not, so check the cans before you buy to make sure you have the one you need. Otherwise, try double sided Sticky Strip.

I added some pictures of a handmade box I made using the Big Shot to emboss roof flashing. I got the roof flashing from Bunnings. You can cut it with rubber scissors but be careful as the edges are sharp when cut. I place the edges against my craft table edge and roll or lightly hammer them under a bit before I add my finished piece to my project.

For this box, I was adhering metal to paper so found I could use Stampin' Dimensionals, Sticky Strip and Tombow Multi quite easily. You can read more about these items on my Adhesives pages. Of course, you can purchase any of the Stampin' Up! adhesives from me at SusanSaultations too, since you live in Australia.

Thank you for your question and I hope you will come back and tell me about more of your work!

Happy Stampin'

Susan

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