Monday, August 8, 2011

vintage slide boxes

I love little storage containers.
I was with my Mom one day at Goodwill
and we found these cute little boxes...

Now look at the numbers inside. My mom told me these were old
"slide" boxes and that the other side used to have
dividers in it, and you would list the slides
on the other side.

Obviously this person was like me and never ever got around to organizing the slides and
writing anything down...:)

So I went on over to the graphics fairy, and downloaded
some cute labels I thought would go well
with the slide boxes

I tinted my Modge podge and slapped it on.

This is how they turned out in the end.
Aren't they cute.

Have a BEAUTIFUL day!

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RitaD said...

Karin, I am impressed. You can make something out of just about anything. Your mind works in a very creative way.

Brenda Watts said...

LOVE these....the tinted mod podge is fantastic!!

Miss Kitty said...

Yes, I agree, I would have not thought to tint MOd Podge but that is a great idea. I love your boxes now. Thanks for sharing. I saw your post over at Tutorial Tuesday.

Cassie Bustamante said...

very cool! i had a slide box that i painted for my hopefully future sis in law!! they are so cool- i love how you decorated yours!

Pati @ A Crafty Escape said...

Love the tip about tinting mod podge... had never thought of that!

Kei said...

Those look so lovely!

Journal Swag said...

Oh... tinting mod podge!!! You're a genius!


Jami said...

Love the look of this! Thanks for linking to the Tuesday To Do Party!