Monday, March 26, 2012

Make It: Easter Gift Box with Scrapbook Paper and Paint

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Make It: Easter Gift Box

I heart papier-mâché boxes!  They are inexpensive and can be altered in so many different ways.  This box was painted, glittered, mod podge and hot glued all for an Easter style box perfect for tucking little chocolates, soaps or gifts inside.







Materials:
FolkArt ® Metallics - Rose, 2 oz.
FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Buttercrunch, 2 oz.
FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Fresh Foliage, 2 oz.
FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ – Glitter Hologram
FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ - Hologram Peridot
Spray primer
Plastic Easter egg
Papier-mâché oval box
Foam paintbrushes
Brown ribbon
Easter grass - natural
Silk flower petals pink
Silk flower petals yellow
Crocheted flower trim
Rhinestones
Hot Glue

Steps:
1. Spray prime the egg and allow to dry. Paint the egg with 2 coats of buttercrunch paint. Paint the egg with 2 coats of extreme glitter hologram. Allow for dry time in between coats.

2. Paint the lid of the box with 2 coats of fresh foliage paint. Paint the lid with 2 coats of extreme glitter peridot. Allow for dry time in between coats. Paint the base of the box with metallic rose paint.

3. Using hot glue, attach a ribbon around the base of the box and Easter grass to the top of the box. Glue the egg to the center of the grass and glue layered petals, flower trim and rhinestones around the egg.

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1 comment:

  1. This is such a precious creation! Thanks for the DIY instructions. :)

    -Hana @ celebrations.com

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