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Mother’s Day Gift Box

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.
Make a sweet gift box for mom using Mod Podge and scrapbook papers.
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Skill Level: Beginner


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.


Mod Podge ® Matte, 8 oz.
Item #CS11301
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.


Other Supplies
Papier-mâché mini box
Foam paintbrush
Scrapbook paper
Lace trim. Silk flower
Hot glue


  1. Paint the lid of the box with Baby Pink. Allow to dry.
  2. Trim the scrapbook paper to fit around the outside of the box. Apply Mod Podge to the back of the paper, position onto the box, smooth the paper your fingers, wait 15 min. and then top-coat with a layer of Mod Podge. Allow to dry 2 hours before attaching the lid.
  3. Using hot glue attach lace trim around the lip of the box and a burlap flower to the top. Add sparkle by coating the box with a layer of Mod Podge Extreme Glitter.
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