Decorative boxes

 

The ornaments DV 711, DV 712, DV 713 and DV 714 can be used to make
decorative boxes. The boxes can be displayed both open and closed and
you can decorate them in all sorts of ways.

Row A, nr. 1 and 3: ornaments: DV 713 and DV 714
Raise the bottom of the box by gluing some selfhardening clay into it.
Let it dry and cover it with a little piece of felt, glue the articles to be placed in the box
to the felt. Glue the top of the box to the bottom leaving the box open.

Row A, nr. 2: ornaments: DV 713, FL 348, KR 687
Glue FL 348 to DV 713, glue KR 687 in the middle of FL 348.

rij B, nr. 4: ornaments: DV 713, DV 714, OR 040, strass stone
Glue OR 040 to DV 714 and glue a little strass stone in the middle of OR 040.

Row B, nr. 5: ornaments: DV 713, DV 714, OR 012
Cut off the eye of the little cupid and file the edge smooth if necessary.
Glue the angel to the lid of the box.

Row B, nr. 6: ornaments: DV 713, FL 348, OR 105, strass stone
Glue FL 348 to DV 713, glue OR 105 in the middle of FL 348 and glue
a little strass stone in OR 105.

Row B, nr. 7: ornaments: DV 713, DV 714, FL 200, strass stones
Cut off the little rings at the sides of FL 200 and file the edges smooth if necessary.
Glue FL 200 to the lid of the box and decorate with strass stones.

Row B, nr. 8: ornaments: DV 713, DV 714, OR 001, strass stone
Glue the little ribbon to the lid and glue a strass stone to the eye of the ribbon.

Row C, nr. 9 and 12: ornaments: DV 711 and DV 712
Raise the bottom of the box by gluing some selfhardening clay into it.
Let it dry and cover it with a little piece of felt, glue the articles to be placed in the box
to the felt. Glue the top of the box to the bottom leaving the box open.

Row C, nr. 10: ornaments: DV 711, DV 712, OR 020
Glue OR 020 to DV 712

Row C, nr. 11: ornaments: DV 711, DV 712, OR 066
Glue ornament OR 066 to DV 712.

Tip: how to glue hollow ornaments:
Glue some self hardening clay in the hollow side of the ornament and let it dry.
Later on when you are going to glue the ornament, you can put the glue to the clay
and this way the edge of the ornament will stay free of glue, leading to a clean result.
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