Cloisonné Inspired Box

A few years ago at a community quiz night, I won a scented candle and aroma reeds set that came in this very sturdy cardboard box.

I’ve kept it all this time because I knew one day I’d do something decorative with it, and that day has arrived!

I love the look of Chinese cloisonné, and I figured with a little bit of paint and a gold paint pen I could come up with a cloisonné design for the box.

Firstly I painted it black.

Once it was dry I scribbled a floral design on it with a white pencil.

Then I filled in the design with acrylic paints.

Once the layers of paint were dry I outlined the flowers with the gold pen.


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6 Responses to Cloisonné Inspired Box

  1. Lovely, so pretty. I love how you say you ‘scribbled’ a design, your image is stunning

  2. nenamatahari says:

    That is beautiful. I always enjoy reading your blog.

    • Aixie says:

      Thank you so very much! It’s very rewarding to hear from my readers and I’m so pleased when someone enjoys to read my journey! I have very few followers, and although I write mostly for myself, it’s lovely when someone else enjoys it! Thanks for your support ❤️

  3. Day's Lee says:

    Very creative and pretty!

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