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VINTAGE Decoupage Storage/ Gift BOX

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This box is decoupaged using vintage magazine adds from;
Life magazine July 18, 1938 - August 2, 1954
Ladies Home Journal May 1942
SEE March 1952
Redbook June 1939 & January 1941
Photoplay August 1937
Radio Stars May 1937
Glance June-July 1949
McCall's May 1934, July 1935, August 1937

I like to find interesting unique adds that make you smile and laugh. It is quite funny to read some of the things they pitched backed then, knowing what we know now.

I cut the adds out, glued them on the box, worked any bubbles out and then glued over top of that with a mixture of Elmer's glue and a little water. After the box dried I put about 5 coats of a clear gloss varnish over the glued adds to preserve and seal them. I painted the top, sides and the bottom of the box with black acrylic paint, also sealed with a high gloss varnish.

The box stands 7 1/4 in. tall and 7 in. wide

VINTAGE Decoupage Storage/ Gift BOX


  • Handmade item
  • Materials: vintage magazine adds, elmers glue, black acrylic paint, gloss varnish, card board box
  • Only ships within United States.
  • Feedback: 34 reviews
  • Favorited by: 16 people