This month's art adventure by the lovely and talented Annette Green is all about altering a cigar box.
Hmm....did I even HAVE a cigar box? Of COURSE I did, I think I have a stash of everything known to man in my craft room! In fact, I had a container of cigar boxes!! So, that dilemma was solved but then what in the world was I going to make; a shrine, a shadow box, some sort of vignette?
I am one of those people who don't like to plan every little detail out ahead of time before I start a piece. My art NEVER ends up the way I envision it anyway. So other than having a basic idea, I just roll with it while I'm working. I am a firm believer in your art telling you where it wants to go as you're working with it.
Since I'm obsessed with vintage and Spring right now, here is what I ended up with ...
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