2 Tier Swinging Box

Swinging Box
         Hi friends one of my crafty resolutions for this year is to make home decor projects and crafty projects which can be put to use! This swinging box  is part of a stationary set I made to keep in my craft room. I hope you like it!
Altered Box
         I am in love with the roses from the Winnie and Walter In Bloom Elsa's Flora Stamp Set and  heat embossed water colored and fussy cut several rose images to create the  3 D decoupaged multilayered rose!Here is the tutorial to make a 3 D Stamped Rose : 3 D Decoupage tutorial 
3 D Decoupaged rose
        Added water colored heat embossed leaves and some punched leaves [ tutorial for these easy leaves : How to Jazz up your Leaves] and sprays of pearl to create a simple floral arrangement.
Heat embossed roses and leaves
        I took inspiration from Taheerah's image Challenge at Winnie and Walter to add floral elements in pink, gold accents, a tinge of green and cream and the geometric elements on the floor interpreted as the design of the box!
Golden Heat embossed Butterfly
The box has 2 halves with swing apart and has water colored butterflies on each half.
Butterflies and Roses
          Stamped leaves partially "over the edges" in dark mossy green to match the colors on the pretty pattern paper [ from Indian company Papericious- they have the most beautiful floral papers!]
Swinging Box
          On opening, the box has 2 tiers to hold little knick knacks. Lined the little shelves with the same pattern paper and added glitter paper strips to coordinate the inside of the box with the outside
2 Tier Box
        I love these swinging type of boxes. Though this one is a box I altered you can actually make one from scratch too. Here is a tutorial to make a Swinging Multifold Box : Folding Box tutorial 
Swinging Box
 The shelves fit perfectly together on closing in a diamond shaped box!

Altered Box
I hope you liked my altered box.
Supplies : Dies :   Sizzix- Hero Arts  Stamp- Die Set Flowers and Butterflies 657773
Punches : Jef small leaf punch
Papers : Papericious from Priya Sivaraj at  The Craft Shop 
Stamps : Roses and Leaves from Winnie and Walter In Bloom Elsa's Flora Clear Stamp Set ,Sizzix- Hero Arts  Stamp- Die Set Flowers and Butterflies 657773
Coloring Media : Distress Inks  , Watercolor paint discs, Akashiya Sai watercolor brush pens 
Embossing Powders : Ranger Gold , WoW sparkling gold


  1. Pretty box and the surprise of how it looks open is wonderful. I made a mini album and will post it soon. Have a BEE-utiful day!
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  2. Awesome embossed & layered roses! Gorgeous alteration.

  3. This is beautiful ! lovely creation !!

  4. As unusual shaped box Sonia and beautifully decorated with your usual panache.

    B x

  5. This is gorgeous :) brilliant creativity & put together perfectly :) love this ♥♥♥

  6. Oh! Wow! I just LOVE your wonderful box.
    Thank you for the link to the Tutorial.
    Will have a look and hope to have a go at this.
    Have a good day
    Patricia x

  7. This is Fabulous Sonia..Loz

  8. Pretty ..pretty ..and Pretty !

  9. Beautiful Sonia. I love the pinks, and the gorgeous butterfly! hugs :)

  10. Very pretty box..

  11. Anonymous24/2/16

    So pretty. Love the way it opens. Another in a long list of your beautiful treasures.

  12. This is stunning! LOVING the colors, the flowers and the pearls!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  13. Oh wow, it's stunning, Sonia!! I love the creative design!! Those papers are gorgeous!! And as always, you decorated it perfectly!! This is amazing my friend!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  14. This is amazing!! Love it!!
    ♥Hugs Valentina♥

  15. Such a stunning box. Love the papers the embellishments and the way it opens. Awesome project my friend.
    Have a creative day.
    Hugs Nana
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  16. Loved the beautiful box before I saw the inside and then said WOW. A gorgeous box.

  17. So beautiful Sonia..gorgeous papers..fabulous project.

    Luv CHRISSYxx

  18. Gorgeous project, love the stunning floral pattern papers. Love the embellishments on top. Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

  19. Gorgeous! Love the paper and the way it opens. Thanks so much for sharing this is so adorable.
    hugs and smiles

  20. Beautiful box!! Love the papers you have used!! The butterfly and the rose is gorgeous!
    Moxie Craftie

  21. I've seen one similar to this but not nearly as pretty and fancy as yours. I'm fascinated by the construction of these

  22. This is beautiful and I do love that 3d rose you have created. had to come and have a look as this is the other part of the entry to my challenge. Hugs Mrs A.

  23. Another fun project from you! I haven't seen a box like this before. How fun to have it on your desk and use it! Thanks again for celebrating with Winnie & Walter!

  24. Such a beautifully altered box Sonia! Love the way it opens up! :)
    Suchi xx

  25. Gorgeous, beautiful gift box, such lovely details.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.

  26. you did so great with embossing in gold Doc Sonia
    love again that butterfly and you have adorable flower stamp
    great project again Doc
    Monika (try to catch up but cant all..will do to some blogland friend too Doc..hope you are happy ..I love your project once I have more time I visit again hehe LOL)

  27. wow Dr Sonia...I'm in love with your swinging box...love the gorgeous papers you used and the flowers are stunning...thank you for sharing at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge...hugs kath xxx

  28. Wow! It's beautifully embellished and opens up so nicely.

  29. I'm so amazed at everything you accomplished! You were super busy! :-)



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