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Butterfly Box Trio

These boxes store belongings with a fashionable touch.

This project features these great brands:

  • Stiffy Logo
supplies

Stiffy ® Fabric Stiffener, 16 oz. - 1551

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Sea Mist, 2 oz. - 2486

Number Needed: 1 $1.59 $1.10
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Mediums - Crackle Medium, 8 oz. - 696

Number Needed: 1 $5.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

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

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Butter Pecan, 2 oz. - 939

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Coffee Bean, 2 oz. - 940

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Warm Bisque, 2 oz. - 949

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.
instructions

Other Supplies

3 round paper Mache boxes – 3” x 3”; 1.5” x 3”; 1.5” x 2.5”, 3 pieces of coordinating fabric (smaller prints work better), Wood cap – 1” x ¾”, Wood wheel – 1”, Dowel cap – 1”, Wood candlestick – 1 7/8” x 1 ¾”, Paintbrushes – 1” Liner, ¼” – ½” Flat, Glue, Transfer paper, Plastic wrap or foil, Wire, Wire cutter, Scissors

Instructions

1. Fold fabric pieces in half, wrong sides together and apply Stiffy to all sides of fabric. Let dry.

2. Transfer butterfly patterns to stiffened fabric and cut out. Fold shapes in half. (weight them if necessary)

3. Paint all box lids Coffee Bean. Apply Crackle Medium referring to bottle instructions. Paint Wicker White to crackle.

4. Paint box bottoms in remaining colors. Apply glitter paint when dry.

5. Referring to photo, paint wood pieces as shown. Apply glitter. 6. Glue wood pieces to bottom of boxes. Glue butterflies to lids. 7. Bend and twist lengths of wire to create antennae. Glue to lids to finish.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

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.

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