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Unqiue Christmas Decor

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.
Transform simple paper mache boots with FolkArt Metallic Paints and gold trims to create your own unique Christmas decor.
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Skill Level: Beginner


Mod Podge ® Mod Melts - Clear Sea Glass
Item #24886
Use Mod Melts to create custom embellishments for crafting projects that can be decorated with craft paint. Each package contains sixteen 10" long mini melts.


Mod Podge ® Mod Melter
Item #24888
The Mod Melter is a unique new shaped tool to use specifically with Mod Molds and Mod Melts. Hold the tool above the molds and fill them with ease! You can also use the Mod Melter as an all-purpose glue gun to make everything from molded embellishments to home décor, paper crafts, and more!


FolkArt ® Metallics - Pure Gold, 2 oz.
Item #660
Premium, all-purpose shimmering metallic 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.


Other Supplies
Paper mache boot
Black faux fur
Gold trims
Pearl gems


  1. Paint the boot with Pure Gold paint. Paint two or three coats depending on how deep you want the gold. Make sure you allow for dry time in between coats.
  2. Measure around the top of the boot. Add two inches to the measurement. Trim the faux fur to 6-inches high by the determined measurement.
  3. Using the Mod Melter and Mod Melt Sticks, glue hem the top and bottom edge of the fur. The hem should be about 1 inch deep. Next, working on the fur side, glue gold trim across the lower section of the fur. 
  4. Glue gold trim to the toe and heel section of the boot. Glue the fur around the top of the boot. Attach pearl gems to server a faux buttons.

PROJECT TIP: Make it a traditional Mrs. Claus boot (red, black and white) by just mixing up the paint and trim colors.

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