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Mod Melt Mirrored Box

Hold something very special in this easy to create yet simply stunning container.

At a Glance:

#4975 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

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supplies

Mod Podge ® 7 Piece Tool Kit

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $15.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Mod Melts - White Milk Glass

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Mod Molds - Ornaments

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $6.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Metallics - Ice Blue, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Metallics - Amethyst, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Metallics - Silver Sterling, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Metallics - Peridot, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Gloss, 8 oz.

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

Other Supplies

Mirrored card stock, Metallic and craft scrapbook paper, Hexagon paper mache box, Wood doll head 1 ½”, Four wood doll heads ¾”, Liner brush #1, Pencil, Assorted round and teardrop acrylic gems, Glue, Glue gun, Wax paper, Silver ribbon, Paper towels, Foam plates, Brush basin

Instructions

  1. Insert Milk Glass Mod Melt into glue gun and heat up. Fill designs in Mod Mold and let harden. Remove and repeat as many times as needed for the number of frames and images you want.
  2. Paint mold ornaments in metallic colors as shown and let dry.
  3. Trace frame openings onto back of mirrored card stock. Cut out slightly larger than pencil line. Glue to the backs of frames with mirrored side facing out. Let dry.
  4. Measure the height of the box and cut two sections out of the metallic/craft scrapbook paper. 
  5. Apply Gloss Mod Podge® to surface of box and to the back of paper. Lay onto box and around sides. Cover with wax paper and use squeegee to smooth. Repeat for rest of box and let dry twenty minutes. Apply several coats of Gloss to seal.
  6. Cut and glue strips of ribbon onto box sides as shown.
  7. Glue Mod Mold frames and ornaments onto ribbons and add gems where desired.
  8. Paint large wood doll head Amethyst and four smaller ones Ice Blue. Glue to lid and bottom of box.

Tip: Replace mirrored card stock with photos for a more personalized touch.

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.