Sunday, July 8, 2012

Vile to Vintage

The Haunted Design House Challenge this week (HDH#140) is Vile Vintage - take something Vile and make it look vintage. My electric bill is one of the vilest things I have so I decided to age it and use it to make a leather/wooden looking box. This is my BEFORE picture and under it is my AFTER picture.

I plan to use it to hold some vintage western cards that will be a part of a birthday gift I am sending to a friend.
It has some issues, but I am rolling with it!!!

Hugz!

10 comments:

  1. Loving the old wooden box look you created from what was a plain little thing. I totally agree with the leccy bill as being vile lol.
    Thank you for sharing with us at MM @ HDH this week

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  2. lmao, i love it, that has just cracked me up using the elictic bill, fantastic, yes totally vile. love the look of the way it turned out, mark

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  3. I can't believe the before and after! I think my eyes deceive me. This vintage box is beyond fabulous, Nancy!

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  4. Brilliant transformation, perfect for the challenge. Thanks for playing along with macabre monday x

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  5. this is amazing..can't believe it..THE BEST!!!
    samir

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  6. Great job, Nancy! I agree a utility bill is really vile....but, we sure have loved
    having the air condition lately, haven't we? :-)

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  7. How cool is that?!! Love how your box turned out! (I don't want to see what my electric bill or my water bill is going to be this month.)

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  8. What a giggle I had at this - using your electricity bill! A really brilliant transformation. Michelle x

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  9. Haha! Love the idea AND it's realization! So cool!

    Greetings from Vienna,

    die amelie xx

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