Saturday, March 1, 2008

Testing my new homemade light box

Today I took 15 minutes to make a light box to snap pics of my yarn. My current method does not filter the light, it is direct light, let's take a look at a before and after...


Before and after:





Huh, quite a bit better in my opinion.

I modeled my box after the this one.

I grabbed the best box I could find, which happened to be a 12 pk corona box, not very big, but it's all I had to work with. I cut out the top and sides, just leaving a long strip for all four corners. I then taped some white computer paper the the outside of the top and sides, laid a sheet on the back and bent it into the bottom and that's it. It's totally not sturdy, but it'll do until I get a better box and some poster board.


3 comments:

Ophelia Miller Boutique said...

Looks great, love your resourcefulness. Your corona box is great ;O)

corscorp said...

I know I don't say this often enough, and not just about this entry, but, you are so f*cking cool, Shellee.

NikkiJ said...

I'm a recycler too. Thanks for the patterns. I'm going to do the girl's lacy tank. I'm yarnfettish in ravelry.

 
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