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Butterfly Box Trio

These boxes store belongings with a fashionable touch.
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Supplies

Stiffy ® Fabric Stiffener, 16 oz.
Item #1551
Create permanent fabric projects quickly and easily using Stiffy ® Fabric Stiffener with most fabrics. Creates beautiful fabric bows, stiffens needlework. Add lace, ribbon and trims to craft projects or mold or drape dollies and lace.

$8.29

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Sea Mist, 2 oz.
Item #2486
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 ® Mediums - Crackle Medium, 8 oz.
Item #696
Gives a weathered, time-worn finish to projects.

$5.99

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz.
Item #901
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home decor. 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 - Butter Pecan, 2 oz.
Item #939
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 - Coffee Bean, 2 oz.
Item #940
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 - Skintone, 2 oz.
Item #949
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

Other Supplies
3 round paper Mache boxes – 3” x 3”; 1.5” x 3”; 1.5” x 2.5”
3 pieces of coordinating fabric (smaller prints work better)
Wood cap – 1” x ¾”
Wood wheel – 1”
Dowel cap – 1”
Wood candlestick – 1 7/8” x 1 ¾”
Paintbrushes – 1” Liner
¼” – ½” Flat
Glue
Transfer paper
Plastic wrap or foil
Wire
Wire cutter
Scissors

Instructions

1. Fold fabric pieces in half, wrong sides together and apply Stiffy to all sides of fabric. Let dry.

2. Transfer butterfly patterns to stiffened fabric and cut out. Fold shapes in half. (weight them if necessary)

3. Paint all box lids Coffee Bean. Apply Crackle Medium referring to bottle instructions. Paint Wicker White to crackle.

4. Paint box bottoms in remaining colors. Apply glitter paint when dry.

5. Referring to photo, paint wood pieces as shown. Apply glitter. 6. Glue wood pieces to bottom of boxes. Glue butterflies to lids. 7. Bend and twist lengths of wire to create antennae. Glue to lids to finish.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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