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Dad's Spare Change Box

Give dad somewhere to lay hi spare change with this handy decorative box, personalized by YOU!

At a Glance:

#3109 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Acrylic Paint Logo
supplies

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

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

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Jamaican Sea, 2 oz. - 320

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

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Cayman Blue, 2 oz. - 513

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

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

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

Mod Podge ® Matte, 4 oz. - CS11305

Number Needed: 1
$3.99
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instructions

Other Supplies

Memory box, Play money, Scrapbook paper, Liner brush, ¾" flat brush, Stencil brush, ¼" flat brush, Hot glue gun, Pencil, Scissors, Wood letters

Instructions

  1. Basecoat the entire box and all the wooden/chip board letters with Licorice using the ¾" flat brush. Highlight the letters with Jamaican Sea using the liner brush.
  2. Choose enough play money to cover the top of box. Dry brush paper money using the stencil brush first with Cayman Blue next with Mediumn Blue and last with Licorice adding a little more around the edges. Set aside and allow to dry.
  3. Paint Jamaican Sea stripes on sides of lid with ¼" brush and Mediumn Blue with the liner brush alternating each color as you go. Once dry, dry brush Licorice at the top and bottom edge of lid. Dry brush Jamaican Sea on top of the upper edges of box.
  4. Open up box and trace each side of box onto the back scrapbook paper. Cut out each piece and glue to the sides of box using the mod podge. Repeat with the play money on top of lid. Allow to dry and then add an extra coat of Mod Podge. Allow to dry.
  5. Hot glue the letters onto the top of box as shown in photo.

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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