Custom Hand Painted Large Memory Box


The ultimate keepsake box!

The box you see pictured was created in painstaking detail for a client as a gift to his girlfriend, to immortalize her childhood home. I sought out an expert woodworker to custom craft the box out of poplar wood to the client's specifications (he requested 20" x 15" x 8"), and then we got to work. He sent me images he had sneakily snapped without his lady love's knowledge, and I recreated them as "photographs" that have been haphazardly "pinned" all over the sides of the box.

The front view of the beautiful Cape Cod home adorns the front of the box, the street view on one side, and an image of the lush green backyard on the other--with the central rock and the wee soccer net as important sentimental details!

Once you make your way around the box, we enter the house on the back side with the warm, homey family room. Here is where I was able to incorporate lots of personal details: the white rabbit was a special request, as were the photo collage on the wall, and the specific books on the coffee table.

Each "photo" looks as if it was fastened to the box in a different way: glue-on corner tabs, thumbtacks, even a couple of round-headed sewing pins!

For the top of the box, the client requested the address (cropped out for privacy) and a special quote, which I hand lettered in a "carved" style, giving it a truly three dimensional look.

This box is infinitely customizable, from its size to the type of wood to the subject matter--whatever treasured images you want to capture! Price reflects a box of these dimensions, will scale if you choose a different size.

Each one of a kind piece is signed and numbered for authenticity; please allow 10-12 weeks for creation of your masterpiece.


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Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept cancellations

Request a cancellation within: 2 days of purchase

I don't accept returns or exchanges

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

Returns and exchange details

Due to the customized nature of the product, all sales are final.

In the event that a piece has a defect that is deemed to be within the purview of Lara Eve Designs and outside of the listed restrictions, a replacement, repair or refund will be issued at the discretion of Lara Eve Designs provided you contact me within 10 days of receipt of the item.


Please contact me for additional details for custom pieces, additional charges may apply.

Lara Eve Designs is not responsible for subjective interpretations of art.

Lara Eve Designs agrees to deliver an intact product, free from major defect. Wood furniture pieces vary widely even within model groups, and variances in grain, coloring, and other cosmetic differences are not considered defects.

In the course of normal use, wooden furniture of any kind will incur incidental damage. This is considered normal within the life of the product.

Lara Eve Designs is not responsible for wear and tear or other damage after purchase.

Lara Eve Designs does not manufacture the unfinished wood products used. Lara Eve Designs may be required to assemble products prior to application of original artwork. Before assembly or application of any artwork, Lara Eve Designs will inspect all products for obvious visual and physical defects. Any unfinished product found to be defective or possessing visual defects that will interfere with the overall artistic vision of the finished product will be returned to the manufacturer and not be used as an artistic canvas. The assembly and finish work provided by Lara Eve Designs should in no way void or invalidate the manufactures warranty or responsibility. Manufacture’s information will be provided if requested.

By completing the transaction, you the purchaser agree to the above.

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