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An Apple A Day

Autumn greetings in August!  Today I have an altered paper
 mache apple box that I dressed in SEASONS: AUTUMN
by Authentique Paper

I traced the box's bottom and top part of the lid onto the desired paper and cut out.  
Use a thin layer of glue to attach the papers to the box.
A bone folder helps to form the paper when you come to the leaves and stem.

I found that it was easier to cover the side of the lid with trims rather than trying to attach paper.

I kept the design on the front simple by layering on frame stickers and sentiment.
Looking for flowers?  These paprika colored mulberry flowers by Petaloo match perfectly.  I tied on a corduroy button with jute string and also added a bow of the same
string to the cluster of flowers.

Authentique Product: Seasons:Autumn-  Components 6X12 Sticker Sheet; 
Autumn Two Paper; Autumn Three Paper

Makes me ready for Fall and fresh apple pie!  Hope you've enjoyed!


  1. I love everything that you do - especially all the mini albums you make!!! Hope you have/had a VERY Happy Birthday!! Thanks for all the inspiration!!

  2. Great project! I love how you have decorate and covered the box, thanks for all the inspiration. Hope you have/had a great birthday!

  3. Beautiful project! May Arts sent me. Happy birthday! Hope you a wonderful day! :)

  4. May arts is letting everyone know it's your Birthday Have a Happy Birthday !!!
    This is just so amazing love your apple box :)

  5. May Arts sent me to say HAPPY BIRTHDAY. Hope it's a good one...


  7. Happy Birthday hope you have a wonderful day!

  8. May Arts let it slip that you're having a birthday. Hope it's your best yet!

  9. Such a cute project, and happy, happy birthday!! :o)

  10. Love the apple. Happy Birthday! Hope it was the greatest.

  11. Oh my gosh, this is beautiful!!
    Sherrie K

  12. Cute apple project. Oh and I hope you have a very Happy Birthday. Enjoy it.

  13. Love your project. Happy Birthday. Johanne L.

  14. Happy Birthday, to a very talented lady! Hope your day is fabulous, Shellye! Love the wonderful apple!!!

  15. Lovely apple Shellye - your papers, flowers and trims go together perfectly!!!

    AND sending big HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes to you too :)

  16. Cute apple ! and happy birthday !

  17. Happy Happy Birthday. I hope your day was great. Really cute apple.

  18. Happy Birthday Shellye! I hope you had a great day.

  19. Your apple came out
    really cute. Hoping
    you had a very
    Happy Birthday!
    Carla from Utah

  20. H A P P Y B I R T H D A Y !!!!! love your apple box too! Have a great day!

  21. Wishing you the very Happiest Birthday full of creative inspirations, and things that make your heart swoon! Your little apple box is adorable, but that ombre album... wow... knocked my socks off!

    Hugs & Hope,
    Rachel of OddModicum

  22. happy, happy, happy birthday to you!!!

  23. I came here from May Arts to wish you a HAPPY BIRTHDAY.

  24. A sweet little bird with May Arts ribbons trailing from its beak was chirping Happy I followed it and here I landed. Happy Birthday!!!
    <3 J

  25. Happy birthday to you! I wish you a year filled with happiness and joy.

  26. Love the apple box!!! Happy Birthday to you!!

  27. Amazing projects - this is my first time visiting :) Happy happy birthday :)

  28. Very cute and hope you had a happy birthday.

  29. What a pretty project! Hope you had a fabulous birthday!

  30. Wow! This project is just awesome!!! Hoping you have a wonderful birthday!


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