Once the chest was completed, I decided to carry on with the makeover and take it further. I rummaged through my stash of embellishments and found what I wanted. Using E6000 (industrial strength glue), I had a lot of fun taking the transformation up by several notches. Continue reading →
I’m very excited about this tutorial on transforming a pack of matchboxes into a lovely miniature chest of drawers. It’s something like the ugly duckling turning into a beautiful swan, but better. The transformation that takes place step by step is amazing. Let’s get started … Continue reading →
I had a lot of fun sharing with you how to make a fab kabuki makeup brush case in my last tutorial. Now, let’s have more fun creating another with rhinestones and up the oomph factor!
There are so many possibilities when it comes to choosing materials to decorate your brush case. Flat back rhinestones, crystals, charms, beads, buttons, sequins and faux gems make great embellishments. Whichever you choose, make sure they are waterproof. You will need to clean your brush case sometimes and you don’t want to damage your work of art.
In this tutorial, I used black flat back rhinestones which I’m particularly fond of. They are pretty and add a touch of understated glam to my new kabuki brush case. Continue reading →