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Woodland Wedding Favor Boxes

By: Candie Cooper
Candie Cooper
Candie Cooper
Candie Cooper is a jewelry designer with a passion for combining unique materials and color combinations, inspired by extensive travel and her years living in China.  Candie is the author of "Metalworking 101 for Beaders"(Lark Books 2009), "Felted Jewelry" (Lark Books 2007), and "Designer Needle Felting" (Lark Books 2007).  Currently she's creating designs for a variety of companies in the craft industry as well as for craft and jewelry-making publications.  Candie teaches workshops both nationally and internationally and has appeared on the Public Television series "Beads, Baubles and Jewels" as well as co-host for "Hands On."  She earned a Bachelor's degree in Art Education and Fine Arts from Purdue University.  For a further peek at her creative life, please visit www.candiecooper.com.
Fill these boxes with sweet treats for guests on your special day!
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Supplies

Martha Stewart Crafts ® 2oz Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint - Green Olive
Item #32006
High-performance, patented, premium acrylic paint is specially formulated for use on all surfaces. Its highly pigmented color provides superior coverage-perfect for all craft and hobby painting techniques, including brush painting and detailing, sponging, stenciling, stamping, and printing. UV- and weather-resistant for indoor and outdoor use. Self-priming for use on porous and non-porous surfaces. Dishwasher-safe on glass. Non-toxic; waterbased; USA-made. 60 Satin paints provide a soft, subtle, sheen.

$2.39

Martha Stewart Crafts ® 2oz Multi-Surface Glitter Acrylic Craft Paint - Smoky Quartz
Item #32175
High-performance, patented, premium acrylic paint is specially formulated for use on all surfaces. Its highly pigmented color provides superior coverage-perfect for all craft and hobby painting techniques, including brush painting and detailing, sponging, stenciling, stamping, and printing. UV- and weather-resistant for indoor and outdoor use. Self-priming for use on porous and non-porous surfaces. Dishwasher-safe on glass. Non-toxic; waterbased; USA-made. 40 Glitter paints add sparkly, shimmery effects.

$3.59

Martha Stewart Crafts ® Leaves Adhesive Stencils
Item #32270
Adhesive stencils are ideal for adding painted designs to any project, especially on curved or slick surfaces. Repositionable, reusable. Contains 2 multi-design 5-3/4in x 7-3/4in stencils and instructions. 15 total designs.

$10.89

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Martha Stewart Crafts ® 2oz Multi-Surface Metallic Acrylic Craft Paint - Rose Copper
Item #33002
High-performance, patented, premium acrylic paint is specially formulated for use on all surfaces. Its highly pigmented color provides superior coverage-perfect for all craft and hobby painting techniques, including brush painting and detailing, sponging, stenciling, stamping, and printing. UV- and weather-resistant for indoor and outdoor use. Self-priming for use on porous and non-porous surfaces. Dishwasher-safe on glass. Non-toxic; waterbased; USA-made. 20 Metallic paints enliven projects with vivid shine.

$2.59

Martha Stewart Crafts ® Decoupage Multi-Surface Finish - Durable Gloss, 8oz
Item #33276
Martha Stewart Crafts® Durable Decoupage Gloss Finish can be used on any surface such as glass, fabric, paper, metal and wood to create a lustrous finish. It dries hard, with no tack. For indoor and outdoor use. Top-rack dishwasher safe, water base and non-toxic.

$10.09

FolkArt ® Painting Tools - Stencil Brush 1/4" & Stylus
Item #50562
Get the sharp detail you're looking for with this handy two-in one tool, specially created for stencilers.

$2.49

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Other Supplies
Martha Stewart Crafts ® Decoupage Paper Cut-outs - Butterflies and Ferns
Clear acrylic favor boxes
Hot glue gun and glue

Instructions

  1. Paint the bottom of each acrylic box with a coat of glitter paint. Leave to dry. 
  2. Punch out the butterflies from the sheet. Lay them on wax paper and seal the top with a coat of decoupage medium. Leave to dry. 
  3. Paint a coat of the copper colored paint over the glitter coat on the boxes and leave to dry. 
  4. Remove the lids from the boxes and place a foliage stencil on top of each box. 
  5. Dip your stencil brush in paint and swizzle the brush around on a separate section of the plate. Blot the end of the brush onto a paper towel and begin stenciling the design onto the box tops. Leave to dry. Add a second coat if needed and remove the stencil. 
  6. Fold the butterflies in half and hot glue to the top of the boxes. 
  7. Fill box with treats and replace the lids.
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