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Beware Box

This spooky hatbox is perfect for creepy collectibles, leftover candy, and other keepsakes.

At a Glance:

#5730 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Mod Podge Decoupage Finishes and Formulas Logo

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz. - 901

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Licorice, 2 oz. - 938

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Mod Podge ® Matte, 4 oz. - CS11305

Number Needed: 1 $4.49
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

  • Mod Podge Collage Clay, Vanilla White #25144
  • Halloween Words ‘Beware’ scrapbook paper
  • Palette knife
  • Spooky photo printed from computer
  • Medium flat brush


  1. Using the box as a guide cut chevron paper to fit bottom of box. Cut and apply to box following general instructions on Mod Podge. Let dry.
  2. Cut Halloween words paper to fit edge of box lid, apply using Mod Podge. Let dry.
  3. Mod Podge Spooky Photo to center of box lid and let dry.
  4. Squeeze Collage Clay onto plate and add a small amount of Licorice paint. Mix with palette knife. Using palette knife apply Collage clay as shown around spooky photo. Let dry.
  5. Using flat brush and Wicker White, ‘dry brush’ over collage clay creating the tombstone look. Let dry.

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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.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.