Inside The Box

Hi there! 
Are you ready for new Simon Says Monday Challenge?

This week we are going 3D with INSIDE THE BOX theme!

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Here is my box showing I really miss the Spring.
I had an idea of making a kind of surprise box, dark and calm outside
with a crazy explosion of colors inside. And I guess I did it.
All the walls are deep brown and textured of course 
and the inside is full of flying and colorful butterflies. 
Take a look below at the steps I took to make the box.

First I made my base for the exploding box. 
I cut also 10 pieces of bases for each wall, adhered Sizzix die cuts 
and covered the walls with white gesso. 

Then I started to play with sprays and water until I was happy with the colors.
I smeared the die cut pieces with Nuvo mousse and stamped randomly TH Grunge Scroll stamp with Black Jet Archival. I covered the walls with Distress Glaze to secure the surface and to give a vibrancy to the colors. 

I adhered all the walls to my base and left it aside.
I sprayed a piece of watercolor paper with lots of vibrant sprays 
and then cut out butterflies and wildflowers. 
The butterflies were placed on strips of acetate and adhered to the base.
I added wildflowers to give more gardening look and fulfil the inside. 

Here are some close-ups of my exploding box.
I really love the effect and I hope it inspires you to join us this week!

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