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Christmas Eve Gift Box

Handmake a variety of colorful projects then put them together into gift box that truly will make someone happy this holiday.

At a Glance:

Project #16312 Skill Level: Intermediate

This project features these great brands:

  • Mod Podge Decoupage Finishes and Formulas Logo
supplies

Plaid Supplies

Apple Barrel ® Colors Acrylic Paint 18 Color Set - PROMOABI

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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Fuchsia, 2 oz. - 20216

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Stencil Decor ® Brushes - Stencil Brush, 3/8" - 34038

Number Needed: 1 $2.99
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Plaid ® Brush Sets - Basic Brush Set, White Nylon - 44220

Number Needed: 1 $3.99
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Mod Podge ® Fabric, 8 oz. - CS11218

Number Needed: 1 $8.99
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FolkArt ® Stencil Value Packs - Letter Stencils - Script - 38967E

Number Needed: 1 $5.29 $3.10
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FolkArt ® Laser Cut Adhesive Stencils - Holiday Fun - 39250

Number Needed: 1 $7.99 $4.00
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Mod Podge ® Dishwasher Safe Gloss, 8 oz. - CS15059

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Number Needed: 1 $-1.00
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Bimini Blue, 2 oz. - 21482

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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Black, 2 oz. - 20504

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

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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Flag Red, 2 oz. - 21469

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Apple Barrel ® Colors - New Shamrock, 2 oz. - 21479

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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Yellow Flame, 2 oz. - 21474

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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Too Blue, 2 oz. - 20771

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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Jack-O-Lantern, 2 oz. - 21472

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Other Supplies

  • 10x10 wood canvas
  • ¼’ masking tape
  • White Family T-shirts, washed and dry
  • Scissors
  • Wax paper
  • Pencil
  • Desired fabric scraps
  • Small canvas bags
  • 2 ceramic mugs
  • Scissors
  • Christmas napkins
  • Wood Chalkboard sign
  • 8- small wood snowmen
  • Scrap plaid ribbon
  • Masking tape
  • Wood Crate
  • Printed patterns of desired Christmas postage or scrapbook paper of Christmas Santa designs

instructions

Santa Chalkboard Sign:

  1. Basecoat wood canvas black.  Let dry and apply second coat.
  2. Tape off top as shown.  Refer to video for easy instructions for making buffalo plaid with paint: https://www.instagram.com/reel/CT2yEzyFWia/
  3. Add words as shown with stencil and red.  Let dry.
  4. Rub chalk stick onto black paint and rub off with dry cloth to prep for chalk writing.
Family T-Shirts:
  1. Apply Mod Podge Fabric to fabric scraps and place on wax paper and let dry.
  2. Trace tree pattern using stencil onto Mod Podged fabric and cut out.
  3. Apply trees to t-shirt using Fabric Mod Podge.  Let dry. Stencil stars onto trees as shown with Yellow.
  4. Personalize with stencil and desired paint colors.  Let dry.
Treat Bags:
  1. Stencil designs as shown onto each bag.
  2. Let dry and fill with candy.

Mugs:
  1. Wash and dry mugs.
  2. Separate napkins * most are 3 ply- remove layers, keeping only the top layer with design.
  3. Cut into a strip that will cover bottom of mug as shown.
  4. Brush Mod Podge Dishwasher Safe onto mug and place napkin, smooth down carefully and let dry.
  5. Apply topcoat of Mod Podge and let dry.
Tic Tac Toe:
  1. Basecoat snowmen with white and hats as shown.  Let dry. 
  2. Add faces and buttons with small brush as shown.  Let dry.
  3. Add scarves with ribbon as shown.
  4. Paint frame on chalkboard as shown.  Let dry.  Using tape and white, create game board lines as shown, let dry. 
  5. Paint small patterns and details as shown with white and small round brush.  Let dry.
  6. Splatter board with White.  Let dry.
Crate Mail Box:
  1. Basecoat crate as shown- White outside and Red inside.  Let dry and apply second coat.
  2. Cut out Santa postage designs and apply with Mod Podge as shown.  Let dry.  Seal outside of crate with Mod Podge and let dry.

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Decorated candles using Mod Podge ® or Royal Coat ® Decoupage Finish are meant for decorative purposes and not for illumination. Many of the decorations would catch fire and be hazardous if the candle were burned. However, if you are using a wide pillar candle and the decorations do not go to the top of the candle, it can be burned down slightly to create a well, then a votive candle inserted into the well. A new votive candle can be inserted when the old one is finished. Use extreme caution and good judgment when burning candles that have been decorated.
First check to see if the napkin is 2 ply. If so, separate and lay aside. Brush Mod Podge directly on the your surface. Carefully place the printed napkin on the surface and lightly blot down with a dampened sponge. Start blotting in the center and work to the edge. Once it is in place, let dry. After about 30 minutes lightly apply a top coat of Mod Podge.
  1. Apply a coat of Mod Podge® to the inside of the form and allow to dry slightly. Place the Napkin design where desired and gently rub it flat with your thumb.
  2. Cover the image with a second very thin coat of Mod Podge®, beginning in the center and brushing out. Allow to dry thoroughly.
  3. Add special sponging or spouncing effects, as desired, around the design and let dry.
  4. Paint the whole inside with a light color of FolkArt® Acrylic Colors. If you want to use a darker color inside, first paint around the Napkin design with a light color, let dry and then add the darker color.
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