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tiny bit of peace
This is a combination Christmas and goodbye gift for my friend who is rejoining the service as a non specific minister (he himself has Eastern leanings)

This doesn't have to be a religious object, it could have any sort of object or message inside. JUST MAKE IT SPECIAL!!!!

Posted by Asherah Arts (formerly Lee Rose) from St Joseph, Missouri, United States • Published See Asherah Arts (formerly Lee Rose)'s 19 projects »
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  • How to make a recycled model. Matchbox Altar - Step 1
    Step 1

    Assemble your supplies. I used a candy box for my extra picture.

  • How to make a recycled model. Matchbox Altar - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cover the matchbox sleeve with one pattern of paper. Using a folding bone to crease the corners will help make the paper less springy and stay around easier for glueing.

  • How to make a recycled model. Matchbox Altar - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut out your picture (if you haven't already) and figure out where you'd like to place it.

  • How to make a recycled model. Matchbox Altar - Step 4
    Step 4

    Glue

  • How to make a recycled model. Matchbox Altar - Step 5
    Step 5

    If you go around a corner with your image, crease it with your bone first so it sits properly.

  • How to make a recycled model. Matchbox Altar - Step 6
    Step 6

    Create a liner for the inside of the box, using the bottom as a template. If you are writing anything on the inside now is the time. Because it will be much harder to write on once it's glued in.

  • How to make a recycled model. Matchbox Altar - Step 7
    Step 7

    Glue it in

  • How to make a recycled model. Matchbox Altar - Step 8
    Step 8

    Glue in your object

  • How to make a recycled model. Matchbox Altar - Step 9
    Step 9

    Put your altar together!

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smith j.
smith j.
nice..
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