I have kept this box because I just knew I could use it for something. Here is what I made. It is a shabby chic Christmas cottage. This cottage is inspired by the blog My Shabby Streamside Studio.
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The fireplace is made of cardboard and painted white. The mirror is an old pendant from a neck
lace. The cake is made from clay.
The pink present is made of clay. The couch is made of styrofoam and tissue paper.
If you look closely there is a "fire" in the fireplace. My 8 year old son Kyle made a little fire out of cardboard and colored it red. There is even "smoke" colored black behind the fire. I think it is perfect.
The little decorations on the shelf came from my dollhouse.
The box is 8 inches long and 5 inches wide and 5 inches tall. A perfect size for a cozy shabby cottage. Of course a fire place was required which was made of cardboard.
The shelves are made of thin cardboard.
Here is a peek from the side windows.