Saturday, November 16, 2013

Manly gift idea Brush box and toolbox tutorial

Hi everyone :-)
Made this "toolbox" for some carpenters that have been working outside my house. And also for a friend that like to fix cars Hope they will like it.
Used Tim Holtz dies and different medias to alter this boxes


Video


Place for 6 bottles

On the side I decorated with Tim Holtz gears and car.
All is crackle painted, embossed and rusted.

More gears on the back side.

On the other side I used the clock gears and umbrella man from Tim Holtz
  Made 2 more that is just plain

Painted with different mediums and tried it look like old wood.

Made some tags where I can write a personal message.
Distressed with wood stencil.
Tool dies from Memory box

Crackle accent the tools and went over with different mediums.

Also made a gift for a painter.
An old brush on the front and some jute ribbon for the bow

Place for a bottle inside

On the backside I used rainman die and stamps from Tim Holtz.
The box i covered with cardstock and random painted with white. Distressed with Vintage photo around the edges.

Made this template from the old brush so it will fit and cut a bit on the outside
Used medium weight chipboard
The sides are cut 3 x 2 and the handle 1 x 4 ( glued 2 chipboard together for the handle)
for the bottom I just drew around the box on chipboard and cut it out.
Glued together with hinges. Cut 1 inch strips and score at 1/2.



 Toolbox tutorial
Made a template with score pall. Easy and fast :-)
Cut the same measurement for the bottom x 2 to make it study.




Used Tim Holtz 3 inch circle die tu cut out the holes in my E bosser that is wide enough.
Yes I know! Should not cut into this plate lol but I just turn it around for other cuts :-)
I used 1,9 mm thick chipboard but you can also glue 2 together.

Cut 1 inch strips and score at 1/2. Glue on.

Measurements for the side


Measurements for the handle. Cut out 2 and glue them together.

Used Tyvek envelopes and cut them in 1 1/2 inch strips . Xyron is great for the glue on this envelopes and sticks very well. Glue on front and back on all sides.
The front sides are cut 12 1/8 x 4

Glue on the top 1/2 inch from the side top.


Cut out 3/4 inch strips and scratched them on the sides and on the chipboard.
Glued on with glossy accent and glue gun to make it look like wood.

Supply list:
chipboard, scratch tool ( From Prima ) ,glue,tyvek envelope, cardstock, different brown and white paint/ mediums,dies,paint brush,twine and stamps.

You can find the dies an E Bosser at kreativ Scrapping and here is the link,
http://www.kreativscrapping.no/

Regarding questions there is a video where frequently asked questions are answered and here is the link,

For other questions they will be answered here on my blog where I will post new questions that has not been answered before.

Hope this it a bit inspiring for manly gifts!
Have fun creating :-)
Hugs, Anne



9 comments:

  1. This is brilliant, so lovely to see something for men, as they are so difficult to make for.

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  2. Lucky guys! They must have been blown away when you came out with that in hand.... What a great project - you come up with stuff I have never seen before. So creative; and you're a born teacher - your instructions are so clear and easy to follow. I've been watching a whole batch of your videos whilst I try to finish my first book. A great way to spend the weekend!

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  3. This is AMAZING! You are so clever and create such original stuff. I hope the carpenters appreciated your awesome work.
    I agree with Maureen, you are a brilliant teacher - thank you, thank you!
    Happy Sunday!

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  4. Wonderful Anne. They will love these gorgeous gifts you have made. Karen.x

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  5. Anne you are truly amazing!! Every time I see one of your creations I just stare at it and wish I was as creative. Thanks for all your wonderful tutorials and beautiful works of art.

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  6. Hei Anne :o)
    Woaaaaaw så flotte ting du har laget. Jeg er helt stumm :D
    Jeg også lure på hvor man kan få kjøpe sånne chipboard plater som du har brukt til dine prosjekter ? Jeg har leitet men fant ikke noe plater :/ Tusen takk for å vise oss alle små detaljer av alt du lager.
    Klem.
    Sandrine.

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  7. I too LOVE your designs. Things nobody else is doing. I also enjoy listening to you speak. I have relatives in Rovde and Allesund and I have visited Norway so you remind me of my relatives when I watch your tutorials. I also know what "Tusen takk" means - "Thousand Thanks" to you for your generous spirit and sharing heart. Debi

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  8. So clever! Love this masculine project - very 'out of the box'!

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  9. Super flot toolboks og alt det andet flotte du laver. Jeg har lavet en efter inspiration fra dig. Tak for tutorialen.

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