Smudgy Antics Challenge and Smeared Ink Blog Hop Day 2

This weekend my son and I made a trip to odessa to pick up a few needed things and pay a few bills.Stopping at a smoke shop I found a beat up old cigar box for $2.00....and I thought to myself Smudgy Antics challenge I bought it.
My first altered cigar box...
I used a Smeared Ink stamp and Tim Holtz distress Ink and went to town.

 I added some Tim holtz ideologies for handles and finished the project using duck tape and Tim holts ideology legs.
I used manilla folders cut to size on the sides.Distressed in tea dye and walnut stain.
I hope you join us this week at
and I used one of my new red rubber stamps from
check out the rubber stamp club there.
See you in the challenge and welcome to Day Two of
Thanks for stopping in and all the kind comments.
susan s.


  1. Wow did such a nice job altering the cigar box. Anyone would love to display this in their home. Great colors and love the black roses! Wonderful!

  2. What a find! Fab work on the alteration. Love it, Susan. xxD

  3. This is just great, I LOVE cigar boxes, I look for them everywhere! LOL You totally rocked this. :)

  4. Awesome altered cigar box!!! LOVE the color and the stamped images!!

  5. What a great find- just a fantastic project! I used to live in Odessa myself years ago! I miss Texas!

  6. Awesome work! I love altered cigar boxes! Very very cool!

  7. You did a splended job on your first box! :)

  8. WoWza - that is amazing !! A bargain for an old box and you transformed it into a thing of beauty :-D xx

  9. Fab altered cigar box! Love the stamping and those black flowers, too cool.


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