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Shimmer 'JOY' Box Set

By: Debbie Saenz
Debbie Saenz
Debbie Saenz
My name is Debbie Saenz and I’ve had a passion for creating art ever since I was a young child. Through the years, I’ve enjoyed working with many different art mediums and I’m always excited to learn new techniques. My heart’s desire is to inspire people through my art. My latest passion is mixed-media…It’s like a melting pot of all the mediums I love! Come learn more about me and my creative journey on my blog, A Creative Life, at: http://debbiesaenz.typepad.com
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Skill Level: Intermediate
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Supplies

FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ - Red, 2 oz.
Item #2792
Sparkling fine glitter acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Use on all porous surfaces. For brightest shimmer, basecoat with similar FolkArt color. All colors are certified AP non-toxic and water-based.

$2.59

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pink, 2 oz.
Item #413
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 - Engine Red, 2 oz.
Item #436
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 - Hauser Green Light, 2 oz.
Item #459
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 ® Sparkle, 8 oz.
Item #CS11211
Add a touch of sparkle to your decoupage projects! Waterbase formula dries fast & clear, holds tight, protects and gives a smooth finish. Great for all-around crafts and kid's projects. Mod Podge ® is an all in one decoupage glue, sealer and finish.

$7.29

Other Supplies
All Night Media ® Embellishments - Pop Dots™
3 wood boxes with lids
Sandpaper
Hot glue
Epoxy
3 wooden ball knobs 1¼"
2 pieces of striped red; pink; green and white scrapbook paper
1 piece of coordinating pink scrapbook paper
1 piece of green cardstock
1 piece of red cardstock
1½" Chipboard letters that spell "JOY"
Red extra fine glitter
Template (provided)
1½ yards of 5/8" green ribbon
1½ yards of ¼" metallic red ribbon
12 red rhinestones
No. 12 flat brush
Scissors or craft knife

Instructions

  1. Sand boxes until smooth; wipe clean.
  2. Basecoat inside of boxes Pink; dry.
  3. Basecoat inside of box lids and outside edges of lids Hauser Green Light; dry.
  4. Paint ball knobs and outside edges of boxes and lids Engine red. Carefully paint a 1/8” around top of outside edges of lids. Allow to dry.
  5. Using handle end of paintbrush paint small pink dots around the outside of edge of each lid. Allow to dry.
  6. Give boxes and lids and knobs a coat of Mod Podge for a look that sparkles. Allow to dry.
  7. Cut stripped paper to fit each side of the boxes and pink paper to fit the tops of each lid (cut papers 1/4” smaller than each side to allow red painted edges of the boxes to show); Use Mod Podge to glue papers to boxes and lids.
  8. Paint letters Engine Red. When dry, paint with two coats of Red Folk Art Extreme Glitter. Allow to dry.
  9. Use the provided template to cut scalloped circles with pink paper and squares with red and green cardstock; layer papers beginning with the red square followed by the green square and last add the pink scalloped circle. Use Mod Podge to glue the papers together. 
  10.  Attach rhinestones and prepared letters with hot glue (Refer to photo). 
  11.  Attach the ribbons and letter tags to each box (Refer to photo).
  12. Use Epoxy to attach the knobs to the center of each lid. Allow to dry.
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