So immediately I said "How about decoupage,?", of course her response was "What?"
Once I showed it to her and explained what you do........
She said "Okay, but what do we have to use for this?" Hmmmm... I think I have just the right thing (if I can find it?) so out come the supplies.
If you look closely at the photo above, you will see the decoupage tissue that we used. It was just like decorative tissue paper. We pulled them all out and picked out the ones we thought would give us the look she wanted. Next, we tore them in to all different sizes and mixed them up for randomness ( is that a word?) you know what I mean, right? My daughter started to go to work on her box:
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=explorer&chrome=true&srcid=0B-lm0ZsrXVngNzBhNTMyODYtMWYzYy00NTFjLTg3ZDctOTkwNTQzNDQ5OTRm&hl=en&pli=1, for vintage sheet music. I printed it onto beige paper and presto, just what it needed.
Finally the outside of the project looked like this: