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Travel-Keepsake Kits

Photography: Kate Mathis

Source: Martha Stewart Living, March 2013


If after every vacation you have the best intentions of making a scrapbook but never get around to the sorting, designing, and gluing, try a wooden keepsake box instead. It can hold photos, ticket stubs, maps, and mementos -- and takes very little time to prepare. To make it, mix one part craft paint with two parts water; brush on one coat. Let dry, then stencil on your label: Apply adhesive stencil stickers, daub on the paint, let it dry, and peel away the stencils immediately (then clean them off with water).

Keepsake box (#3211), $17,
Craft paint, by Martha Stewart Crafts, in Arrowhead, Pool, Wild Blueberry, Grey Wolf, and Granny Smith, $2 each,
Condensed Sans Alphabet glass adhesive stencils, by Martha Stewart Crafts, $17 per set,


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