I have been planning to this for a while now and now that its done, I am (with my kid) super excited!.....
I got a huge cardboard box from a local grocery store which fit perfectly into the cupboard where I stock toys and books. I have been wanting to work on a project which will teach my toddler alphabets and make it a fun utility box. Inspired by the rain, I decided to go with a frog theme. Working on each side of the box was like working on 6 pieces of huge canvas.
To start with, the box had very useful cuts meant to carry the box when heavy, I decided to make it the mouth of the frog. On either side I have a female and male frog. Have used loads of Patterned paper, pearl embellishments, glitter liner, ribbons, Heart & bubble call out MDFs, beads. As you must have noticed, the eyes of the frogs are old contact lens cases (in which I have put beads which wobble when the box moves!...)
To start with the female frog…I have used my fav flora fauna pp to make her suit, have used another set of checked PP to make her eye lashes and have inked and stamped the butterflies. I have outlined her with pearl stick and ofcourse the pearl necklace...
The ribbon in her mouth is not just a tongue but is an aid for my kid to pull out the box easily from the cupboard.
For the male frog have used a simple checked pp, call out MDF, Stamped image clock
The box sides, I have worked with alphabet F; ie; frog, fly, five flowers, feet. Have added loads of pp, ribbons and embellishments
The other side I have worked with alphabet L; Leaf, lunch, lazy, lick, lake….Once again have used pp, ribbons and embellishments.
On the top 2 flaps I have used decoupage techniques and collage. I have worked with
alphabet M (This flap is by personal fav); Melon, Mango , Music , Magazine.
Alphabet B (My kid’s fav) ; Boy, butterfly, ball, blue
Here’s a pic of the box from side and top view.
And this is my final sigh, organizing work completed!
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