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Recycled Box Zoo

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 this fun kids' decorative accessory from an old box top.
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Supplies

Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Painted Shapes - Giraffe
Item #12380
Layered Painted Wood Shapes enhances any project. Use these painted shapes as a way to get your project rolling and save time and money while giving your project an extra special touch.


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.


FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Lemon Yellow, 2 oz.
Item #521
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.


FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pure Orange, 2 oz.
Item #628
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.


Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Letter Packs - Collegiate
Item #78046
Decorating with letters and words is a great way to personalize the home, especially in children's rooms. Plaid's Wood Letter Packs are designed to personalize small surfaces such as frames, shelves, and plaques. These sets are small in size but big in value! Each of the 57 letters stands 1" - 1¼". Three basic shapes are also included -- heart, circle, and star.


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
Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Painted Shapes - Monkey
Old cracker box
Newspaper
Hot glue
Foam paintbrush
Scrap paper
Button

Instructions

1. Tightly stuff the box with newspaper. Hot glue the flaps closed.

2. Paint the box with Orange paint until the printing is completely covered.

3. Paint the wood letters with Lemon Yellow paint.

4. Use hot glue to attach the letters and animals to the front of the box.

5. Cut a simple door shape from scrap paper. Attach it to the front of the box with a thin layer of Mod Podge. Hot glue a button to the door to serve as a handle.

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