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For the next week we at Addicted to Stamps and More are challenging you to create something, anything which fits in the category of ANYTHING GOES - we are expecting to see lots of different forms of creations. I had the greatest fun and the most nervous time combined when decorating this box. Let me explain. Firstly it was the first time I have tackled this form of creative work using this technique. Secondly the finished product wasn't for me, so mistakes weren't really acceptable, whilst a learning curve it had to be right. I belong to a recently formed Yahoo group called Stampers UK, we organise various forms of swaps, which of course must include stamping and/or stamping techniques. Recently we had a Secret Object swap, we each had to add what colour/s we would like and what form of theme we would prefer for whatever our object was. We were then each allocated a partner. My partner wanted either Steampunk or Victorian in blue and yellow. She almost got her full wish but I went with peach instead of yellow. For a few weeks I have been popping onto You Tube to check out how you cover an object with stamped on tissue paper, then I received in the post from the organiser of the swap, a round tin. I gasped, I wasn't expecting anything other than a flat object, but I went back to You Tube and set to. I painted the box with blue acrylic, then got stamping onto white tissue paper. It is very much like decopatch, only with a one layer of tissue paper instead of papers. I made some flowers and butterflies for the lid. Added a dash of Stampendous embossing powder and glitter flakes. Then I added some glue and gilding flakes. My swap partner, I am pleased to say loves her box. I have managed to get some similar boxes from a local craft shop, and next on my agenda is, I am going to teach my card class how to do this. Well, ladies, it's your turn now to makeANYTHING for our ANYTHING GOES challenge. Have fun during your creative times.