Visitors poking around the menagerie of keepsakes in my home are always drawn to my altered matchbox collections, though they aren't quite sure what they're looking at.
The transformations are incredible, as is the anticipation of what the next swap will bring.
Now that all the Secret Santa's are revealed, I can share some of the creations recently gifted in my flickr group's Christmas swap.
These are the boxes I made for Karla. We all swapped 2 boxes stuffed full of 25 little gifts to countdown to Christmas. I gave mine a snowflake base and tinsel hanger so they could double as ornaments once all the treasures were opened.
These two lovelies were made by Peace.
Karen went with a beautiful Christmas in Paris theme for her partner who loves all things French.
Lynn created this joyfully vintage box.
Christmas gorgeousness by Mercedes.
Karla came up with this very vintage beauty.
Deb put the lush into Christmas with this stunning double decker.
Signups are open for the Be My Valentine swap.
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