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Secret Santa Thrift Flip Gift Exchange

Welcome! Remember last month when we did the Secret Santa Gift Exchange ? Part of that gift included a thrift store find that we could “flip”.

I received a cute little trinket box. Here is the before picture:

Thrift flip

I was a little stumped with this one. I wasn’t quite sure what I could do with it other than paint. So, I did what I normally do and think about it for a while.

I shared the Vintage Sheet Music Wreath I made and had plenty of sheet music left.

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner inspiration struck! My daughter is in College about 3 hours away. She is a Sophomore and my youngest, so I am still getting used to it.

I like to send her care packages, especially for Holidays. She is a little kid at heart & loves to get packages! She is also a Theater Major so sheet music is near and dear to her heart!

Secret Santa Thrift Flip

I decided to use Mod Podge to adhere the sheet music. Just doing that really updated this box. But, I also wanted it to be like a present, so I decided to add a large sheet music flower to the top of the box.

These are very simple to make.

I attached it to the top of the box with my trusty glue gun. I have to say, I don’t think I could live without my glue gun!

sheet music thrift sheet music box

Now that my box was looking all pretty, I added what every College student needs-chocolate and cash!

Please be sure to check out the other great thrift flips! It amazes me how creative people are!

Thrift Collage

1. The Dean’s List Blog // 2. Pretty Practical Home // 3. Casa Watkins 4. The Twin Cedars // 5. Our Crafty Mom // 6. Twelve on Main // 7. Creatively Homespun // 8. My Life From Home // 9. Hobnail House // 10. Domicile 37 // 11. Beauteeful Living // 12. Knock it off Crafts 13. Pocket of Posies 14. The Weathered Fox // 15. Shabby Grace Blog

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jessica

Wednesday 3rd of February 2016

so cute, I really like what you did with it!

ourcraftymom

Thursday 4th of February 2016

Thanks for visiting Jessica!

Kim

Tuesday 2nd of February 2016

So cute! What a cute way to re-use all the way around and I bet your daughter loved it!

Cat @ Pocketful of Posies

Sunday 31st of January 2016

What a cute box! I love the music paper flower! Just perfect!

ourcraftymom

Monday 1st of February 2016

Thanks Cat! I enjoyed being a part of this blog hop with you great ladies! Love how we all support each other!

Sara

Sunday 31st of January 2016

This is adorable!!!! What a perfect gift to receive in the mail! You're too sweet! Thanks for participating!

Meghan @ The Twin Cedars

Sunday 31st of January 2016

Gorgeous! What a lucky daughter you have :)