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Delta Ceramcoat ® Acrylic Paint - Azure Blue, 2 oz.
Item #024830202W
All-purpose high quality acrylic paint formulated for the decorative painter and craft enthusiast. Excellent coverage on all porous surfaces. Waterbased and Non-Toxic.

$1.49

Delta Ceramcoat ® Acrylic Paint - Opaque Yellow, 2 oz.
Item #025090202W
All-purpose high quality acrylic paint formulated for the decorative painter and craft enthusiast. Excellent coverage on all porous surfaces. Waterbased and Non-Toxic.

$1.49

Delta Ceramcoat ® Acrylic Paint - Royal Fuchsia, 2 oz.
Item #025100202W
All-purpose high quality acrylic paint formulated for the decorative painter and craft enthusiast. Excellent coverage on all porous surfaces. Waterbased and Non-Toxic.

$1.49

Delta Ceramcoat ® Acrylic Paint - Spring Green, 2 oz.
Item #025170202W
All-purpose high quality acrylic paint formulated for the decorative painter and craft enthusiast. Excellent coverage on all porous surfaces. Waterbased and Non-Toxic.

$1.49

Delta Ceramcoat ® Varnishes - Exterior/Interior Clear Gloss, 2 oz.
Item #070020200
This super-tough polyurethane brush-on varnish is great for both indoor and outdoor protection.

$3.49

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Other Supplies
Tape or Masking Tape
Wooden Box (any size will work)
Palette Paper or Paper Plate
#1 Round Brush
#10 Flat Brush
3/4" Foam Brush
Fine Sand Paper

Instructions

Preparing Surface
  1. Lightly sand surface and wipe clean.

  2. Seal surface using Delta Ceramcoat Sealer. Let dry. Note: Any design may be applied to any size box. Use our recommended color combinations or create your own.
    For All Boxes: Use #10 flat brush for narrow areas and foam brush for wider surfaces unless otherwise stated.
Tea Box
  1. Basecoat entire box Opaque Yellow. Let dry.

  2. Basecoat entire top of lid and bottom of box Royal Fuchsia.

  3. When dry, mark box using tape to create a narrow border around top of lid and bottom of box. Paint border Royal Fuchsia. Let dry and remove tape carefully.

  4. Use tape to create a rectangular center on top of lid. Basecoat center Opaque Yellow. Let dry and remove tape carefully.

  5. When dry, use tape and ruler to mark four stripes on top of box evenly spaced. Use tape to mark border around bottom of box lid and top of box. All stripes should be the same width. Paint stripes Azure Blue. Let dry and remove tape carefully.

  6. Using round brush, paint Spring Green squiggle lines on the center of Opaque Yellow lines.

  7. Basecoat inside of box using desired color.

  8. When entire box is dry, apply Delta Gloss Varnish. Let dry.
Recipe Box
  1. Basecoat top of lid and bottom of box Azure Blue.

  2. Basecoat sides of box lid with Dark Goldenrod.

  3. Basecoat sides of box Royal Fuchsia.

  4. When dry, use tape to create a narrow border around top of lid and bottom of box. Paint Azure Blue, let paint dry and remove tape carefully.

  5. When dry, use tape to mask evenly spaced triangles on sides of the box. Paint each triangle Dark Goldenrod. Let dry and remove tape.

  6. Using round brush, outline the sides of each triangle with Azure Blue wavy lines.

  7. Using round brush, paint a Royal Fuchsia squiggle outline around top of box lid.

  8. Dip tip of round brush handle into Royal Fuchsia and dot evenly around sides of box lid. Position Dots on border of Blue Lagoon stripe (see photo).

  9. Dip tip of foam brush handle into Opaque Yellow. Evenly paint dots around sides of box lid. (See photo.)

  10. Paint Opaque Yellow dots on inside of each triangle.

  11. Basecoat inside of box desired color.

  12. When dry, apply Delta Gloss Varnish. Let dry.
Jewelry Box
  1. Basecoat top and sides of lid Payne's Grey.
  2. Basecoat entire bottom of box Royal Fuchsia.
  3. When lid is dry, use masking tape to mark off even squares on each side. Paint each square alternating Royal Fuchsia and Azure Blue. Let dry and remove tape carefully.
  4. When dry, mask off border around top of box bottom. Paint border Azure Blue. Let dry and remove tape carefully.

  5. Using round brush, basecoat large round circles evenly spaced around sides of box. Let dry.

  6. Using round brush, paint Spring Green pinwheels inside each circle (see photo).

  7. Using round brush, paint a Royal Fuchsia wavy border on top of lid.

  8. Basecoat inside of box in desired color.

  9. When box is dry, apply Delta Gloss Varnish. Let dry.
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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