Sunday, 12 December 2010

Norwegian Mail-Box

Thought I'd show you a Norwegian Mail-Box I've made today :)
The idea to the mailbox, did I get when I was making a Advent Calendar for the magazine Ett trykk 05/10 - a Norwegian mail-box system. I thought it would be fun to make a large mail-box to actually store some Christmas cards in :)


The text on top says "Christmas Cards" in Norwegian :)



Size: 7 x 16 x 22 cm
Ink: Adirondack - Espresso, Archival Ink - Jet Black & Coffee, Distress Ink - Antique Linen & Frayed Burlap.
Stamps: Penny Black - Decorate the Season (Slap Stick - image & texts).
Colouring: Letraset - Promarkers.
Papers: 3ndypapir - Felicia & Nicolas, Bazzill - Barkley & French Vanilla cardstock, Letraset - Hevywight Cartridge Paper 270g.
Tools: Martha Stewart - Paper Trimmer & Eyelet Lace punch around the page set, EK Success - border punch.
Embellishments: Wild Orchid CraftsMulberry Paper Leaf, Hellebore, Wild Rose 25 mm, Aster Daisy, Gypsophila & Rosebuds 4 mm, Kort & Godt - pearls & hinges, Tattered Angels - Glimmer Mist "Pearl" & "Fired Brick", American Crafts - Thickers (foam), Unik Hobby - ribbon & Antique Gold Bells - charms, Tim Holtz - Long Fasteners (to fasten the top with).

Have a great 3rd Sunday in Advent!
Hugs, Lena Katrine

7 comments:

  1. Fantastic mail box.
    I wolud love to see tutorial :)
    Renkata

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  2. Eine phantastische Mailbox ist das geworden, ganz klasse.

    LG
    Ulla

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  3. what a gorgeous mailbox sweetie
    i just love the colors to
    hugs angelique

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  4. wow this is stunning, tutorial would be very much appreciated
    xxxx

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  5. So wonderful Lena,I love the image and the colours.
    So gorgeous papers.

    Hugs Riet.x

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  6. To begin with you have a lovely name, my darling mum is called Lena too, she is German, so it's origins must be a continental! I have looked at your cards for months now and love everything you do, you are such a talented lady, and this mailbox is absolutely gorgeous, i love it!!! i want to make one now and fill it with sweets!!! for Christmas, thankyou for showing it to us Lena, Happy Christmas and a very prosperous New Year!

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