Tuesday, January 22, 2013

French Inspired Keepsake Boxes

Welcome all week long to visit Etsy Cottage Style Blog and the many creative happenings from participants studios called

I've also had some fun finishing altered art keepsake boxes with a little French inspiration.
 Each has a bit of Paris chic style with Eiffel Tower, crown, Fleur Di Li's and French postage.
 All are accented with my pink cottage roses.
Made from wood and 4" square,
 they have glass like knobs on the lid and perfect to hold
sweet little treasures,
jewelry or a special gift.
Each a bit different
with accents in aqua,
soft gray and chic black.
And, of course, pink roses!
This vintage treasure was so much fun to redesign
I shared it last week, created when it was snowing.
 What a difference a week makes.
We are now warmed up and tomorrow predicted to be in the
upper 70's.
All these little pretties are now filling the shelves in my etsy shoppe.
Thank you for stopping by,
 and while your browsing,
 stop by ECS to see what else is coming from the cottage craft room.
See you soon.
Have a blessed day.
Celestina Marie


NanaDiana said...

Oh, Celeste- Those are just beautiful-absolutely beautiful! You are so very talented. I'll bet those just fly off the shelves- xo Diana

Donna said...

Oooh, la, la! Your boxes are just beautiful, Celestina! Tres chic:) The colors are wonderful, and I love the cute nobs, too. They are all so pretty, it's hard to pick a favorite! Wish we had some of your warm temps, our high today was in the single digits!!

Unknown said...

Love your boxes. They turned out beautifully. Looking forward to seeing more.

Happy Crafting

Mari said...

Such gorgeous trinket boxes my friend......
Love how the turned out simply pretty ;)


Jan Hermann said...

Oh, my friend...you are one talented lady. I love the little boxes with the crystal knobs on top! They're absolutely beautiful!

Jan ♥

The Polka Dot Closet said...

Oh Celeste..Those are gorgeous, I kept going oh. oh! I love them all!


Createology said...

Your creations are pure bliss with the sweet pink cottage roses and delicate touches of color. Your touch is magic. Creative Hearts are Happy Hearts...

Kathy said...

I love the way you decorated the vintage glove box. I have a soft spot for satin dresser boxes and have a huge collection I use to store the little "pretties" in my art room. Well done!

Unknown said...

Your talent never fails to astound! :) These are fantastic! :D



Son preciosos tus trabajos, besos

Hayu Maselli said...

My dear Celeste,

OMG.. love those boxes!, what a brilliant idea you put glass knob. so interesting, I have never seen kind of.very pretty boxes indeed
full of your love;)
have a nice days

Unknown said...

Celestina, your boxes are just gorgeous! You are very talented. I know they will sell very quickly.

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

They are all so pretty, Celeste! Love the glass knobs!

Dorthe said...

Dear Celestina, I`m back again, after having delivered Mathilde with mom and dad again :-(
and such a beautiful, and inspirering post greets me here. Your boxes are wonderfully decorated, and altered!
I love all the flowers you used for the last one,too.
Hugs from COLD Denmark.

Jacqueline~Cabin and Cottage said...

Such beautiful designs! They must be so much fun to make! Love your talent!

Unknown said...

You are SO talented!

Ginny said...

Love the boxes, Celeste! Is that a new picture of you? I never noticed it before...very nice...you still are so pretty!!

Mariette VandenMunckhof-Vedder said...

Dearest Celestina Marie,
You have been creative and that keepsake box with the knob is precious. Enjoy what you're doing and stay cozy, with all the climate changes around here.

1CardCreator said...

Celeste, these are stunning! Your creativity never ceases to amaze me! The glass knobs are gorgeous and the scenes and papers you chose are perfect! You always make the most beautiful treasures, I just had to Pin them! Glad you are warming up there too. ~Diane

Linda (More Fun Less Laundry) said...

Celeste, Your boxes are beautiful! I guess the snowy weather you had was a blessing in disguise, so you had time to create! It's still in the single digits here, and getting colder. Linda

Grandma Linda's Daydreams said...

Oooh! These boxes are so pretty!
My, you are so talented! Just love them with the glass knobs! Such lovely things you have made! Your creative juices are really flowing!

Unknown said...

These are so beautiful, soft and romantic. I am your newest follower! So glad I found you!

God bless....Brooke

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My Vintage Life said...

So beautiful!! and they are made of wood! I love the little glass knobs.........the pink roses are lovely......do you paint those by hand? So creative!

Unknown said...

They are so cute!!


Unknown said...

Hiya, thankyou for the lovely comment on my blog! :)

i think ive added google+ :)
but dont quote me as im not very good on computers lol!

im just about to follow you :D
terri x

Kati said...

Love these photos and pretty things!


Yesteryear Embroideries said...

These boxes are so wonderfully beautiful! Love the little glass knob on top!

Jessica said...

Great blog!! You have a true gift for making objects look really pretty. Very inspiring. Thank you for sharing.

romance-of-roses said...

You always have such pretties. Love the boxes with the french flair, of course your cottage roses always add that special touch. I am not feeling too good with this darn cold. Hugs..Lu

Ingeborg van Zuiden said...

Hi dear Celeste!

Those boxes are gorgeous!!! I love the way you painted that pink rose, like you always do. So soft and pretty and sweet looking! And that knob you've added on the lid is so pretty! Like always these are the best!

Big hugs and stay warm dear :)

1CardCreator said...

Just checking in on you my dear friend, I hope you are beginning to feel a little better. I hear this can take a long time to get through so don't rush yourself, just rest and get better! ~Hugs, ~Diane

Tina said...

fantastic! Boxes are so dreamy,romantic...

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Welcome To Rose Garden Market from Celestina Marie Design. It is so nice to meet you. My name is Celestina Marie named after my grandmother and my friends call me Celeste.My creative journey extends over 30 years enjoying the love of painting and redesigning vintage and new treasures. I love to go treasure hunting and the fun of finding great vintage pieces to redesign..