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Butterfly Box

Create a wonderful keepsake for the home.
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Supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Bright Pink, 2 oz.
Item #2546
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 - Pink Melon, 2 oz.
Item #2547
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 - 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 - Summer Peach, 2 oz.
Item #2549
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 - Moon Yellow, 2 oz.
Item #2551
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 - Citrus Green, 2 oz.
Item #2552
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 - Classic Green, 2 oz.
Item #2554
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 - Deep Ocean Blue, 2 oz.
Item #2555
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 - Medium Blue, 2 oz.
Item #2556
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 - Perfect Purple, 2 oz.
Item #2557
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 - Winter White, 2 oz.
Item #429
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

Other Supplies
¼” 1” flat brush
#3 round brush
#1 liner brush
#6 shader brush
3/8” stencil brush
Tape
Ruler
Graphite paper
Pencil
White craft glue
4 – 1 ¼” wood doll heads
Wood box with round sides – 14.6 x 24.6 x 13.6mm

Instructions

  1. Paint entire box Deep Ocean Blue.
  2. Tape off 3/16” stripes ¾” apart vertically on lid. Stencil Medium Blue. Repeat horizontally.
  3. Create clouds with a very dry stencil brush in Winter White. Swirl paint on lightly, building color for more dense look.
  4. Tape off a ¼” stripe right under lid and paint Medium Blue. On bottom edge of box tape off and paint the following as shown. ¾” stripe – Perfect Purple, ¼” stripe – Classic Green, ½” stripe – Citrus Green.
  5. Measure ¾” down from Medium Blue stripe and mark pencil dot for center of daisies, 1 ½” apart.
  6. Using round brush and starting at outer end of petal, stroke towards center using Winter White. Apply Moon Yellow dots for centers using opposite end of largest brush.
  7. Paint stems and leaves with liner brush using Classic Green.
  8. Transfer butterfly patterns to lid and paint using Pink Melon, Summer Peach, Apple Red and Bright Pink. Add details with liner brush.
  9. Paint wood balls Pure Black and apply checkerboard pattern with shader brush. Glue to bottom of box using white craft glue.
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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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