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Family Recipe File

By: Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza are handcraft designers, Emmy Nominated television hosts, book authors, lifestyle experts and the inventors of Hot Glue Gun Helpers. Their shows can be seen in the United States, Australia, South Africa, The Philippines and on the Armed Forces Network.  They were nominated for two Daytime Emmys. Cathie and Steve has also appeared on numerous network shows and specials for NBC, ABC, Discovery Channel, HGTV, DIY and Food Network.  Programs such as Rachael Ray, IVillage Live, View From the Bay and the Florence Henderson Show have featured their creative ideas.
Mod Podge, paper and a magazine file are the simple ingredients needed for making a family recipe file.
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Supplies

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - White Adirondack, 8 oz.
Item #34150
FolkArt Home Decor Chalk is an ultra-matte chalk finish acrylic paint that requires minimal surface prep, is easy to distress and can be layered and sanded to give you a perfect aged look and feel. FolkArt Home Decor Chalk is great for furniture, cabinets, walls, decorative glass, metal and more.

$7.99

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

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Baby Pink, 2 oz.
Item #633
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 ® Furniture Gloss, 16 oz.
Item #CS15126
Give your most frequently used projects an extra durable finish with Furniture Mod Podge. Perfect for furniture, bookshelves, kitchen accessories and more.

$15.59

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Other Supplies
Magazine file
Scrapbook paper
pencil
scissors
Foam paintbrush
Corse loose-bristle paintbrush
Wooden kitchen spoon
twine
Hot glue
Wood word: family
Paper border embellishment

Instructions

  1. Trace all the sides of the magazine file onto the back of the scrapbook paper. Cut out the papers.
  2. Apply Mod Podge to the back of the paper, position onto the magazine file, smooth with a brayer or your fingers to remove any air bubbles. Allow to dry for 15 min. Top-coat with a layer of Mod Podge to seal the paper. Do this for each side. On the spine, Mod Podge a paper border across the top.
  3. Paint the word family with Pure Black paint. Dry brush White Adirondack over the letters. To dry brush, dip the loose bristle course brush into the White Adirondack, tap off almost all of the paint and with a very light hand paint.
  4. Paint the wooden spoon with Baby Pink. Dry brush White Adirondack over the spoon. Once dry hot glue and wrap twine around the handle of the spoon.
  5. Hot glue the spoon and family to the spine of the magazine holder.

Tip: Personalize it more with painted letters that spell a family name.

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