Thursday, 8 August 2013

Mad Hatter Box by Carol Fox




I have been using the Mad Hatter Stamp from the Deep Red Cling Company this week. I do love to paint and decorate boxes and I am always on the look out for stamped images that will fit onto box lids and I was not at all disappointed with the size of this one, it fitted perfectly onto the lid of my 9cm square box.




This is what I did

·       Give the box a quick coat of brown paint, follow this with a coat of crackle medium and when dry paint with cream paint.

·       When it is dry coat with multi medium.

·       Stamp your image and quote using black Archival ink and coat again with multi medium.

·       Colour your image with paint, edge the box with a black dabber to give the edges definition.

·       Finish with a coat of multi medium, glue a button to the front.


What I used
Fresco Paints: Chocolate Pudding, Honeydew, Crackle Medium, Pumpkin Spice, London Bus and Pea Coat
Wooden Box


Thank you for your visit to the blog today,
Carol x


  1. Fabulous weathered look to the box, and I love the Mad Hatter image!
    Alison x

  2. This is fabulous Carol. Love the textured look on the box and guess who finally watched the Tim Burton Alice at the weekend!


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