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Mellie Z of Fine Line Leather Designs definitely knows how to show her teeth!

The imaginative crafter creates adorable mimic monster boxes using wood and leather. Each “Mimic Monster Box” has its own character and different little details.  Mellie Z hand-makes these beautiful boxes, according to her customer’s taste and preference, as her creations are mainly custom-ordered. They are all decorated with eyes and pointy teeth that give the chests a scary and enchanted look. Their sizes vary as they can be from 3 inches to 3 feet wide.

Most of Mellie Z’s mischievous chests are inspired by the works of Gary Gygax, as she refers to her boxes as “mimics”, which are chest-like Dungeons and Dragons monsters. Other works reference to other movie characters and fictional creatures, while she has also creates at least one copy of The Luggage from Discworld books and the Monster Book of Monsters from Harry Potter.

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