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Butterfly Box

Create a wonderful keepsake for the home.

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At a Glance:

#3840 Skill Level: Advanced Time:
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supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Bright Pink, 2 oz. - 2546

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pink Melon, 2 oz. - 2547

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Apple Red, 2 oz. - 2548

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Summer Peach, 2 oz. - 2549

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Moon Yellow, 2 oz. - 2551

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Citrus Green, 2 oz. - 2552

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Classic Green, 2 oz. - 2554

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Deep Ocean Blue, 2 oz. - 2555

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Medium Blue, 2 oz. - 2556

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Perfect Purple, 2 oz. - 2557

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Winter White, 2 oz. - 429

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pure Black, 2 oz. - 479

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instructions

Other Supplies

¼” 1” flat brush, #3 round brush, #1 liner brush, #6 shader brush, 3/8” stencil brush, Tape, Ruler, Graphite paper, Pencil, White craft glue, 4 – 1 ¼” wood doll heads, Wood box with round sides – 14.6 x 24.6 x 13.6mm

Instructions

  1. Paint entire box Deep Ocean Blue.
  2. Tape off 3/16” stripes ¾” apart vertically on lid. Stencil Medium Blue. Repeat horizontally.
  3. Create clouds with a very dry stencil brush in Winter White. Swirl paint on lightly, building color for more dense look.
  4. Tape off a ¼” stripe right under lid and paint Medium Blue. On bottom edge of box tape off and paint the following as shown. ¾” stripe – Perfect Purple, ¼” stripe – Classic Green, ½” stripe – Citrus Green.
  5. Measure ¾” down from Medium Blue stripe and mark pencil dot for center of daisies, 1 ½” apart.
  6. Using round brush and starting at outer end of petal, stroke towards center using Winter White. Apply Moon Yellow dots for centers using opposite end of largest brush.
  7. Paint stems and leaves with liner brush using Classic Green.
  8. Transfer butterfly patterns to lid and paint using Pink Melon, Summer Peach, Apple Red and Bright Pink. Add details with liner brush.
  9. Paint wood balls Pure Black and apply checkerboard pattern with shader brush. Glue to bottom of box using white craft glue.

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