Friday, February 15, 2013

Altered Mailbox Tutorial by Izzy Anderson

We have a wonderful tutorial to share today featuring the February Creative kit by My Creative Scrapbook Design Team member Izzy Anderson!

Here's Izzy...

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Start with a small metal mailbox. You can find these at the dollar spot at Target or in your local craft stores.

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To begin decorating, a chose a piece of patterned paper and trimmed it 9 inches long by 3 inches wide to fit around the mailbox. I used my double sided tape to attach it (from my ATG gun) but you could use a quick drying glue or modge podge as well.

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Before adhering the paper to the mailbox, I removed the flag.

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I used a decorate brad from the kit to re-attach the flag.

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Add a ribbon and sticker to the flag and add flowers and a sentiment sticker to the patterned paper. Add a border sticker to complete the main body of the mailbox.

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Trace the mailbox door or lid on patterned paper.

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Glue the patterned paper you traced to the mailbox door.

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Embellish mailbox door.

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Add treats inside if you wish!

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Izzy Anderson
My Creative Scrapbook Design Team member


Check out Izzy's beautiful layouts using our February Creative kit:

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We invite you to join us and experience all of the fun and excitement that we have coming for 2013.  Click here to find the My Creative Scrapbook kits.

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