Monday, January 27, 2014


One Upon A Cigar Box #2

I have finished my cigar boxes.  I first posted about them on my blog on January 20th.  You can see my original post here:  My Sweetheart Ball Gown and Some Cigar Boxes. 

Last week I finished the first one and you can see it here:  Once Upon A Cigar Box.

I painted the first one and I decided to mod podge this one with some pretty paper I had with vintage images on it. 
So I took off the hardware and covered the box. 

I added a pretty piece of paper on the inside top of the lid. I also added a pretty piece of soft felt to the bottom. Then I added a small decorative mirror in the top of the lid. 

I put the hardware back on and it was time to have fun.  I added lace, flowers, ribbons and a rhinestone button. 

And here is my box...

I plan to use my new box to keep my hankies in so I don't have to dig for them anymore.  Yes, I carry a hankie ALWAYS and it must be a pretty one.  The photo below shows my box open with two of my hankies. 

I think my box will look beautiful with my Ladylike Vignette.  And I am so excited I finally found some beautiful pink vintage ladies gloves to add to my vignette. 

Do you remember my Ladylike Vignette Post...

I have one thing left from my Christmas decorations to put away.  My beautiful Shabby Chic Baubles.  They are so lovely I just hate to put them away...

Shabby Chic Christmas Ornaments by Rachel Ashwell

I am working on a special post which will include 2 free vintage Valentine's Day cards. I will take them apart and post them so that you can print,  cut them out, assemble them and actually use them as cards to give to your Valentine's Day Sweeties....

You can see one of them here: 
Valentine's Day Decor and Tablescape

Be sure to keep an eye out for my post very soon..

Hugs, Beverly

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  1. So gorgeous!!! Thanks for sharing this idea.
    Have a nice week!
    Hugs from Portugal,

    Ana Love Craft

    1. Hello Ana and thank you ever so kindly for visiting me here at Tea Cottage Pretties and for your nice comment. On my way to pay you a visit. Hugs, Beverly

  2. Your cigar box turned out beautifully! I love all the lace and the flower is simple stunning :) Have a lovely evening - hugs!

    1. Hello Stephanie and thank you ever so kindly. I was tickled with the new box. I cleaned out my jewelry cabinet and made a space for it. It goes so well with jewelry box. Hugs, Beverly

  3. Oh my goodness!!!! Soooo pretty!!

    1. Thank you so very much. Have a lovely day. Hugs, Beverly

  4. I know I have been here to visit before and just love everything that you do but I could have sworn I was following you already.

    Thank Goodness I looked and I saw that I was not following you!!

    Needless to say, i am now and i have added your blog to my blog rolls!!

    LOVE your blog and your style!!!


    1. Hello Debbie and thank you ever so kindly for following! I am tickled pink to have you along and I am following you as well. Love love love your tree post!! Hugs, Beverly

  5. Hi Beverly, what a great post. This cigar box turned out beautifully !! Have been looking around a bit more on your blog. Your creations are so romantic! The gifts to your mother and sisters are wonderful. Love your vintage post cards, you do a great job by cleaning, editing and 'photo shopping' them.
    You are so creative. Your Valentine table with the silverware pockets !! lovely.
    Placed your blog button in my side bar as well.

    Have a wonderful week,
    Hugs and Blessings,

  6. Dear Wilma, thank you thank you thank you!!!! I am so tickled that you enjoyed your visit and thank you so much for the very nice compliment. I am over the moon tickled that you placed my blog button on your blog!!!!!!!!!!! I so appreciate you doing that for my blog. That is the nicest compliment of all. You are such a sweet person. Thank you so much and big hugs, Beverly


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