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Holiday Tree Boxes and Gift Tag

By: Kindra Boroff
Kindra Boroff
Kindra Boroff

I have a Bachelors degree in Marketing from Georgia State University and I have always had an interest in art & design. I have a three beautiful children and a wonderful husband whom encourages and sparks my creativity. I am thankful to be able to stay at home with my children and be able to work on my crafts. I am always amazed what I have learned from my children about being creative I love to turn anything old & new into something creative.

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Supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Apple Red, 2 oz.
Item #2548
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pure Black, 2 oz.
Item #479
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

Mod Podge ® Dimensional Magic, 2 oz.
Item #CS11215
Create faux mosaic, quilt and other textures with added dimension. Dries clear and allows the full color of the surface below to show through. Works with Mod Podge, acrylic paint, dyes, pigments and more. Stay put formula won’t sag or run. Perfect for jewelry, paper crafting and accenting home décor items.

$5.99

Mod Podge ® Matte, 4 oz.
Item #CS11305
Mod Podge ® is quick-drying for multiple coat build up and dries clear. Can be sanded to a smooth finish. Cleans up easily while wet with soap and water. Certified AP non-toxic; waterbase. Mod Podge ® is an all in one decoupage glue, sealer and finish.

$3.49

Other Supplies
Paper mache stacked boxes
Scrapbook paper
Scissors
2 ¾” x 5 ½” Wood tag
Drill
Blue yarn
Ruler

Instructions

1.      Basecoat the wood tag with Apple Red. Drill a hole in the top center as shown.

2.      Cut a 4” triangle shape from the flower patterned paper and a small piece of stripe for the trunk. Paint the words “To” and “From” on the tag with Pure Black. Adhere the tree to the tag with Mod Podge.

3.      Apple a coat of Dimensional Magic to the tree and trunk.

4.      For the larger box cut 5” wide piece of brown paper long enough to wrap around the bottom of the box. Cut an additional piece of paper long enough the wrap around the lid of the box. Adhere to the box with Mod “Podge.

5.      For the same box cut a 3” wide piece of striped paper the length of the bottom and top of the box. Adhere to the the lid and base as shown with Mod Podge.

6.      Repeat the same steps in 4 and 5 using the measurements listed. Middle box: 4” wide brown paper and 2” wide striped paper. Top box: 3” wide brown paper and 1 ½” wide striped paper.

7.      Stack the boxes and tie together with yarn and attach the tag to the front as shown.

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