Box # 26

Here is my completed box for Coraline’s Mystery Box swap.

I guess sharing this with you doesn’t make it a very big mystery, but what I’ll be getting in the mail soon is.

1. Box# 26-Outside, 2. Box# 26- Coraline Doll1, 3. Box# 26- inside1, 4. Box# 26- Coraline Doll2

I had the hardest time with finding a box.  I finally ended up painting a box that was already half painted lavender. The outside isn’t what I had intended, but it’s the inside that counts, right?

1. Box# 26- inside lid, 2. Box# 26- buttons

I made a small Coraline doll with a felt body and a polymer clay face.  The face is glued and stitched in place. Then I made a little hand, a seeing stone and key, all with polymer clay.  There’s also some buttons, thread, a thimble and some needles. Lastly, the inside lid is painted with a circus theme, which I loved in the movie. I also really love the garden, but nothing garden-y made it into the box. Ah well.

Cant wait to see what I get.  There are some really great boxes out there.

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14 Responses to Box # 26

  1. That is a fabulous box your created!!

  2. myra says:

    Wow, that is such an incredible box. Really really well done.

  3. Jill says:

    Um..Wow. That is fantastic! I went to see this movie because my ten year old read the book and loved it. I really wasn’t expecting such a great movie. Your doll is perfect, love the felt and clay combo, and the circus scene interior is too fun! Great job! 🙂

  4. Teresa says:

    Your box is amazing – we love Coraline…

  5. sarah says:

    Amazing! I’m positively quaking with anticipation over which one I’ll receive. Waiting is not my fortay!

  6. Aunt Jenny says:

    Absolutely delightful! I was wondering when you would unveil your creation – I had been looking forward to seeing what you would come up with after I saw you scribbling your ideas in your notebook when we saw the movie together. I still REALLY want blue hair:) Very nicely done sister! I love you!

  7. Heather says:

    ACK!! How did I miss the opportunity for such a wonderful swap! Crud!!! Your box and doll and all the little details are SOOOO wonderful! Bravo! Now… how much would you charge to do another one??? =) Just brilliant. Thanks for sharing.

  8. cindy says:

    You have done an amazing job, as usual. You have so many talents. What fun!

  9. Maribeth says:

    This is so great – a little mystery, a lot of fun. Aren’t you fortunate to be in this swap.

  10. Christine says:

    I love your box. The circus detail is so creative…wish I had thought of it. 🙂 And your Coraline doll is amazing. Fantastic job!

  11. Green Mamma says:

    Wow! Your Coraline is spot on. I would love to watch the movie too, but have heard it was better viewed by older kids (a bit scary for the under 5 crowd). I’ll have to rent this one and watch it on date night with my hubby. Anyway, your box is outstanding and inspiring. Your boys must get a real kick out of their creative mom.

  12. june says:

    wonderful, creative box! I absolutely love it!

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