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!!!



  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

  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

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

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

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

  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? :-)

  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.)

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

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

    Greetings from Vienna,

    die amelie xx