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Desk Organizer

Monday? Already?

My project this weekend was this desk organizer. I found it at AcMoore in the wood section a few weeks ago…I need something by my computer to hold pens and notebooks and other little office stuff that I seem to keep misplacing on my desk.

First I white washed it with white acrylic paint and water. After that I covered it with Pink Paislee’s Queen Bee collection. I love darker colors…more rustic looking….

At first I didn’t know how I was going to dress this up. It was one of those things that I had to keep moving stuff around to figure out what I was going to do. I had to walk away and it wasn’t until 9:30 last night that I finally was happy with how it was coming together. 
The below picture shows some of the punch outs that coordinate with the Queen Bee collection. The pearls are from Prima’s E-Line Collection. 

and for the bottom front of the organizer I used the coordinating Queen Bee Ribbon (it’s hard to see in the below picture). I was digging through some of my Prima Flowers and came across these really pretty orange, green, blue and pink flowers that I got at Michael’s a while back. 
I think it gave it the perfect pop of color.

I really enjoy making altered projects. I found this really neat wooden box that is going to be really fun to alter. I think it would be perfect for holding a mini album. Since I’m on vacation next week with no plans of going away (other than a few day trips here and there), I can maybe work on a mini and alter the box too. I hope you all have a great day. 
Pink Paislee Queen Bee Collection (ribbon, punchouts and paper)
Prima Flowers (these aren’t the ones I used, but I think they are neat)
White Acrylic Paint with water
paint brush-I prefer the Simply Simmons brushes 

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