Altered Box

Altered Box

Julie Heyer

Take a yard sale find to the next level with the addition of paper flowers and foliage.


My Dad found this unique wooden box lined with driftwood pieces at a local yard sale last year.


I took one look at it and knew I could create something special for their new home in Florida.


Gather papers from assorted kits to compliment the room decor. I chose to work with panels from Henna, Serengeti, The Blues, and Botanicals.



Cut flower shapes using a variety of dies and punches from Sizzix and EK Success.

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Round the petals of each die cut flower using the ball stylus tip of the multi-tool.


Assemble flower clusters with Club Scrap's Glue Pen.


Arrange flowers and foliage into a pleasing design prior to final attachment to the box.

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Affix flowers and foliage to the box using hot glue, and the project is complete.

IMG_2374 Have you ever altered a yard sale find? Share your find below in the comments section.


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