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DIY Gift Box for a Star Teacher

Show your teachers that you think they are stars with a box full of treats! Make your own letter embellishments with the Alphabet Mod Mold.

At a Glance:

#5920 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

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  • Mod Podge Finishes and Formulas Logo
supplies

Mod Podge ® Mod Melter

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $24.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Spouncer ® Applicators Set, 4 pc.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $3.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Foam Brush Set, 4 pc.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Mod Melts - Colors

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $10.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Mod Molds - Alphabet

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $9.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Brush Set, Detail

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $5.49
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Engine Red, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Turquoise, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Matte, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.29
Item available exclusively at Walmart
instructions

Other Supplies

Star box, Scissors, Yellow scrapbook paper, Jewel glue, Rhinestones, Candy

Instructions

  1. Trim the scrapbook paper to fit the top if the star box. Position the paper on top of the box.  Smooth the paper with your fingers to remove any air bubbles. Allow to dry for 10 minutes. Top-coat with a layer of Mod Podge.  Add more paper cut-outs to the design if desired.  Attach with Mod Podge.
  2. Create a Mod Melt embellishment letters by heating a Mod Melt stick in a Mod Melter or high temp glue gun, fill a mold with the Mod Melt, allow to cool, remove from the mold. Use detail scissors to trim away an excess melt from around the design.  For this design we spelled “star teacher” and used a red Mod Melt stick.
  3. Paint the bottom of the box with turquoise paint. Paint the egde of the box Engine Red.  Pool a small amount of Turquoise paint onto a paint pallet.  Tap the sponcer into the paint, tap off the excess.  Press the sponcer around the edge of the top of the box to create a scalloped edge.
  4. Using jewel glue, attach the letters to the center if the box and gems to the edges of the box.

PROJECT TIP: Personalize it! Spell your favorite teacher’s name or school year with handmade Mod Melt embellishments.

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.