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Nautical Keepsake 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 dad a keepsake box where he can store a lifetime of memories.
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Supplies

Plaid ® Hot Glue Gun Helpers
Item #16288
Take the sting and mess out of working with hot glue guns. Our one-of-a-kind set of must-have tools will banish your hot glue woes! Set includes a mat, finger caps, tweezers, a paddle and a press wand. Created by Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza.

$20.79

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Parchment, 2 oz.
Item #450
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 - Brilliant Blue, 2 oz.
Item #641
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 ® Satin, 8 oz.
Item #CS11272
Mod Podge ® Satin is a quick-drying all-in-one glue sealer and finish for decoupaging on any surface. Dries to a clear satin finish with a subtle sheen. Perfect for home decor projects. Cleans up easily while wet with soap and water. Certified AP non-toxic; waterbase.

$7.29

Other Supplies
Wood file box
Foam paintbrush
Scissors
Nautical fabric
Hot glue
Red ribbon
Rope
Small wood plaque
Burlap fabric
Wood anchor
Detail paintbrush
Sea shell

Instructions

1. Paint the base of the box Brilliant Blue and the edge of the lid Parchment with a foam paintbrush. 

2. Trim the fabric to the size of the lid of the box.  Coat the top of the lid with fabric Mod Podge.  Position the fabric on top of the box, smooth wrinkles with your fingers.  Allow to dry.

3. Hot glue two red ribbons across the top (lower section) of the lid.  Hot glue red ribbon and rope around the lip of the lid.

4. Using fabric Mod Podge, cover the wood plaque with burlap fabric.  Paint the anchor Brilliant Blue.  Using a detail paintbrush and Parchment, paint highlights to the anchor.  Hot glue the anchor to the center of the plaque, hot glue the plaque to the top of the box, glue rope around the plaque.  Hot glue a shell to the plaque.

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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