Sunday, July 29, 2012

Recipes :)

Hi everyone :)

My boss recently told me that she was looking for an good old fashioned recipe box and how she was having a hard time finding one... weird, I know but with people selling recipe books like crazy nowadays and everything food related on the internet, I guess I can see why she was having a hard time! :)

Well, I was at the antique store yesterday, and I found one for $3.00 .... so I bought it for her --- and at first I was gonna give it to her as is.... but couldn't bring myself to give it to her in this state....

The "before" look :)

And this is what I turned it into :)


I used some MME papers that my friend Joni gave me, and some Creative Imaginations 'kitchen' stickers ... and for the word 'recipes' I used Nikki Sivils alpha stickers :)  and to adhere everything down, I used Helmar's Craft Glue :)



Thanks so much for stopping by! I appreciate it! :)

61 comments:

  1. Leave it to our wonderful creative Julie to both FIND & CREATE this magnificent gift for her. You are one amazing gal, sweetie.

    TTFN ~
    Hugs,
    Marydon

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  2. WOW WOW and just WOW i love it girl, you never fail to amaze me :)

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  3. Wow! This recipe box is stunning! I love the colours and the cute little blender, and utencils are adorable!

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  4. So sweet of you to buy that for her AND to turn it into a cuter box too!

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  5. that is soo cool! I have a recipe box that i keep all my favorite recipes in..it is so unattractive I keep it hidden...if I had that recipe box I would keep it on my counter!!

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  6. This is amazing!!
    Very creative just love it!!
    You are rockin the altered projects!!

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  7. great altering!!! LOVE the lil utencils on the box!!!! way to go!! I bet your boss loves it!!!

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  8. Your so funny! Love that you altered for her, bet she loves it sweetie.
    Your always so generous

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  9. What a fabulous gift for your boss! Love how you prettied it up! :)

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  10. Such a great gift. Your boos will love it!

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  11. Your creation is so stunning...I keep staring at the details!! Amazing!

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  12. Amazing Julie!!!
    Very creative just love it!!

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  13. hahaha....I am sure your boss will love that altered recipes box.

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  14. That's so sweet Julie! What a wonderful gesture!! I'm sure she will not only be touched but delighted with her gift!!

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  15. Cute find : )
    and cool transformation x

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  16. What a fun box, love how you dressed it up! Happy fun colors, perfect to get the inspiration flowing for cooking!!!

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  17. Julie!!!! I love what you did with this recipe box! You made it into an amazing work of art! I would LOVE to cook any recipe from this box! And that's a feat for me - cooking that is! LOL!!!!
    **And thank you SO MUCH for always stopping by my blog and leaving your encouraging and upbeat comments. I really appreciate them and YOU!!!!!

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  18. Love it and I bet your boss will love it too!! :-)

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  19. don't you love junkin' finds~great job Julie!!!!

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  20. Check you out...$3?! It looks awesome!

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  21. Wow! I love the transformation! This is such a great gift!

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  22. Way Cute!! I'm sure your friend is going to flip when she sees that you found her the recipe box and that you gave it a total makeover!!! That makes it EXTRA Special :)
    ~Kim

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  23. Your boss is going to love it Julie, how creative of you...love those alha stickers... you are such a sweetie to do that for her! I adore it

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  24. Awww, what a super fun recipe box! I love the fun house shape. And such a cute way to dress it up with those die cuts. How lucky your boss is. This is adorable, Julie!

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  25. You made it look so cute! She'll love it!

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  26. Super cute! I can't believe it was only $3.

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  27. OMGoodness! Are you sure it's not for me? :)

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  28. you are so creative with the OTP projects amazing!!

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  29. You did a great job with it! I've never seen a recipe box like that one...really cute!

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  30. Supah gorgeous recipe box. Love the cooking embellies too. Your boss will looove this!

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  31. you're amazing, gorgeous recipe box!!

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  32. Oh my ... how I loved this piece altered!!

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  33. Very cute...I am sure she is thrilled with the result.

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  34. fun and bright and will totally not get lost!!! Great updo!

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  35. What a thoughtful and lovely gift!
    So sweet!!

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  36. This is so creative and beautiful Julie!
    I'm sure your boss will treasure it!

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  37. I love it!! Your boss must have been very happy :)

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  38. Awesome job changing it up! She is going to love it!

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  39. You are just the sweetest person EVER! What a beautiful gift. You are the queen of altered projects. You are so inspiring my friend!

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  40. How fun is this.. She is just going to love it.. I know I do. Your did such a great job at altering this..

    Hugs~

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  41. Such a sweet gift! Your are so kind. Love the recreations. Very lovely change.

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  42. Turned out great!!! Loving all of the kitchen utensils and stuff!!! I'm sure your boss will love it!

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  43. Your boss is going to be beyond thrilled! What a thoughtful thing for you to do, I'm sure she will absolutely love it!

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  44. Your make-over is so cool! I love all the elements. She is going to LOVE it!!

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  45. Soooooo awesome!!!! I want one now :)

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  46. This is such a fun altered project! Great papers on this!

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  47. Wow such a great job on this cute little recipe box, I bet your friend loved it!!

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  48. wow ..this is amazing Julie... its beautiful!!! you rock my friend... hugs..xoxo

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  49. Very cute and definitely should be pay raise worthy!! :D

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  50. So this friend Joni sounds really nice to give you the papers...LOL!!! JK!! -- I just knew you'd rock those papers.... just like you rock everything!!

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  51. what a charming little recipe box.. I love that! Your altering is stellar.. bet your boss loved it!

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  52. Too fun! What a fun way to store recipes, too!

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  53. Love!!! this!! bright, colorful and tons of fun. bet she loves it too!

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  54. Wow! Talk about from rags to riches! Love what you've done with this! Just amazing!

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  55. Wow, that is the coolest recipe holder!! Fantastic:)

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  56. You can alter anything! Beautiful!

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  57. This is such precious! You made it so much sweeter! I love it! What a dear girl you are!

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