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Gem Studded Hat Box

Craft this sweet, miniature hat box with bright, colorful Mod Mold gems.

At a Glance:

#5528 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Mod Podge Design Elements  Logo
supplies

Mod Podge ® Mod Molds - Gems

Number Needed: 1 $6.99 $3.80
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Mod Melts - Colors

Number Needed: 1 $10.99 $5.95
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Mod Podge ® Mod Molds - Alphabet

Number Needed: 1 $9.99 $5.00
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Mod Melts - Neons

Number Needed: 1 $10.99 $5.95
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Collage Clay - Vanilla White

Number Needed: 1 $10.39 $5.30
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Lipstick Red, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
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Mod Podge ® Matte, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.29
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instructions

Other Supplies

Small round paper mache box, Clear gem rhinestones, Striped scrapbook paper, Rectangular gift tags, Glue, Hot glue gun, Small eyelets, Jute, Craft knife, Flat brush ½”, Water basin, Paper towels, Foam plates

Instructions

  1. Using Mod Melts, create multiple gems from Mod Mold. Create letters of choice from alphabet mold using blue Mod Melt. 
  2. Paint lid of box Lipstick Red. 
  3. Cut scrapbook paper to height of body of box and apply using matte Mod Podge®. Let dry at least twenty minutes and seal with additional coats of matte. 
  4. Attach pearl border around rim of lid using small amounts of pink Mod Melt. 
  5. Apply Collage Clay to lid of box using star burst tip. Insert Mod Mold gems into clay where desired. Place rhinestone gems into clay as well. 
  6. Glue letter Mod Molds to tag as shown. 
  7. Poke three holes into opposite sides of body of box as shown. Glue small eyelets into holes. 
  8. Cut a length of jute and slip through hole in gift tag before attaching jute to box. 
  9. Weave jute through eyelets starting at one side of the box. Come out through one bottom eyelet and back into second bottom eyelet. Pull up and out of top eyelet. Insert through top eyelet on opposite side of box. Come out through one bottom eyelet and back into second bottom one. Knot to secure. 
Project Tip: Wrap a piece of tape around end of jute and create a point to make it easier to insert through eyelets.

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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