Day Five – pill box

Today was extraordinarily busy. It wasn’t until after dinner that I remembered that it was actually Friday and I still had to do a thing for today. I was exhausted from running around and was regretting that I would have to resort to just pressing a one inch pinback button for my thing. Even that small project seemed daunting in my tired state. Then I remembered a small handful of lathed wooden pill boxes that I bought at a garage sale.

Immediately I was inspired and filled with energy to create. The original and unfinished box is pictured above. Actually it probably had been stained, but I painted it white, cut a piece of felt for the inside and created the collage/mixed media piece to go on the lid. I plan on giving it a glossy resin coat over the image when I have enough pieces to make mixing the resin worth it. I bought a bunch of these small boxes so you will probably be seeing more.

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Completely unrelated, check out this tutorial on Design Sponge for making a beautiful chandelier. I think I’ve admired similar ones in stores before, but now I think I must create one for myself.

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Have a good weekend!

3 Responses to “Day Five – pill box”


  1. 1 rowena

    sometimes it is really hard to make something. Sometimes it is really hard to go all the way and photograph them. Sometimes it is really hard to go ahead and blog it.

    Wow. This is really hard when you add it all up together.

  2. 2 Mim

    You rock Robyn!

  3. 3 Mim

    Now you know what song is going through my head!

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