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Chocolate Box Love Sign

By: Bianca Octavia

This project features these great brands:

  • One Stroke Logo

At a Glance:

Project #16864 Skill Level: Beginner
supplies

Plaid Supplies

Number Needed: 1 $-1.00
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Snow White, 2 oz. - 21884

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Fuchsia, 2 oz. - 20216

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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Grape Jam, 2 oz. - 21176

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Gloss™ - Dandelion Yellow, 2 oz. - 20646

Number Needed: 1 $1.49
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Regency Blue, 2 oz. - 20751

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Other Supplies

  • Hot glue
  • Stencil paper (or cardstock)
  • Painters tape
  • Exacto knife
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • (4) Heart shaped chocolate boxes 
  • Staple gun 
  • Twine

instructions

  1. Paint the wooden surface using your choice of Apple Barrel acrylic paint(s).
  2. Paint the front of each heart shaped chocolate box using your choice of Apple Barrel acrylic paint. 
  3. Use a pencil to draw block letters that spell out L, O, V and E on stencil paper.
  4. Use an exacto knife to carve the letters out. Toss the block letters, but keep the hollowed stencil.
  5. Use painters tape to hold the stencil letter down on top of the heart shaped chocolate box.
  6. Next, paint the stencil letter using your choice of Apple Barrel acrylic paint. 
  7. Repeat steps 4 and 5 for the remaining three chocolate boxes.
  8. Once the paint is dry, use hot glue to assemble all the heart shaped boxes together. 
  9. Flip the wooden surface over and use the staple gun to attach twine to the back of the sign. This will serve as your sign hanger. 
  10. Flip the sign over back over and use hot glue again to attach all of the heart shaped chocolate boxes to the front of the wooden surface. 

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Learn about Apple Barrel Gloss Acrylic Paint

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Related FAQs

No, FolkArt® Shinys are not the same as Apple Barrel Gloss. FolkArt® Shinys were developed to have a higher gloss finish than Apple Barrel Gloss. Also, FolkArt® Shinys are color matched to the corresponding FolkArt® Acrylic Color and have the same high pigment load and intense color.
No, items painted with Apple Barrel Gloss are not mircrowaveable.
Apple Barrel Gloss dries to a high gloss enamel finish on all surfaces it is applied to. And it is weather resistant which means it can be used both as an indoor or outdoor paint on wood, tin/metal and terra cotta!
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