April 21, 2008

A Sepia Project

(My post from Outta This Funk)
Last summer I decided to do a project where I would photograph my family around the same couple of weeks with the sepia setting on my camera. Kind of a moment-in-time type of project.


I got these cool nested boxes from Provo Craft, stained them walnut and cut brown cardstock to fit inside of each of them.
Then I treated each piece of cardstock as a simple scrapbook page, attaching my sepia photo, and decorating each of them wit a simple ribbon and metal embellishment or two. I used the largest box for 4 photos because I didn't have enough boxes for everyone.

They are essentially frames, but because they are actually boxes, they stack on my shelf. I'm thoroughly pleased with the end result.
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10 comments:

Anonymous said...

BEAUTIFUL NAt! you are amazing! I love the sepia. I'm going to do this for my mom. She just asked me yesterday for some new pics of the grandkids.

HUGS~ Becki

Roxanne said...

That is so gorgeous!
TFS I will definitely be trying this one too.
I checked your blog and saw the shelf where you have the boxes....it looks terrific altogether.

Dee said...

LOVE THIS, Nat!!!

Such a great display of gorgeous family photos!

You rock!

Anonymous said...

Nattie...THIS Project is Beautiful! I love how you created it and You should be very PROUD of the Results! Anna D :)

Anonymous said...

Fantastic idea! Love it! Jen N

Robyn Weatherspoon said...

Gorgeous project Nat! I just love how you think!

Anonymous said...

Nat,
So up my alley. Love these.

-teri

Vicki said...

What an amazing display of photos! Love the sepia.

Cari said...

Gorgeous!!!

Melissa said...

Sooo beautiful Nat---love how this turned out. You are amazing.
Melis