Thank you to everyone who flew over to my practical magic post..it was lovely to met you.... here is the LINK and thank you for all the wonderful comments. To add some extra magic to my post I made a spell box. An old, worn spell box that maybe the Aunties took to every coven meeting, just in case. You know what it's like you are in the middle of a meeting and someone needs a love spell or a curse removal.
So as a added post to my practical magic blog party I thought I would give you the spell to make your own handy, dandy spell box Just in case you need to take off a curse or mix up a love spell.
You will need:
A wooden or paper mache box... I found this one at hobby lobby I liked it because it came with the handles and looks like suitcase. I turned it on its side to look more like a steamer truck.
Acrylic paint for the out side and in ..I used Nutmeg brown on the outside and Aqua inside
images of flowers
scrap booking papers
first paint both the inside and outside of your box... don't worry to much about the handles and latches, a bit of paint adds to the worn , used look... let dry overnight.
Distress the corners and sides of the boxes to add worn feel to the whole box . You want it to look as if generations of witches have used it. Cut and paste images of flowers... I picked to make my copies black and white so they looked hand drawn . You could freehand them too. I added quotes from the movie and some stickers. Lastly stamp more flower images in black ink
Now for the inside....... measure the inside of your box... and cut your balsa wood to fit. ( it can be cut very easily with a craft knife).
I selected to have two shelves and a partition between the bottom shelf.
Glue in place and then paint or cover with pattern paper. Glue patterned paper to the inside of the lid... I add some old photos, stickers and two plastic hooks painted gold...
Finally hot glue lace to the shelves to finish.
Just add glass jars , a spell book , a spare pair of gloves for Aunt Frances and you are ready for the next coven meeting.