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Nautical Keepsake Box

Make dad a keepsake box where he can store a lifetime of memories.

This project features these great brands:

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supplies

Plaid ® Hot Glue Gun Helpers

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $20.79
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Parchment, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Brilliant Blue, 2 oz.

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

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.29
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instructions

Other Supplies

Wood file box, Foam paintbrush, Scissors, Nautical fabric, Hot glue, Red ribbon, Rope, Small wood plaque, Burlap fabric, Wood anchor, Detail paintbrush, Sea shell

Instructions

1. Paint the base of the box Brilliant Blue and the edge of the lid Parchment with a foam paintbrush. 

2. Trim the fabric to the size of the lid of the box.  Coat the top of the lid with fabric Mod Podge.  Position the fabric on top of the box, smooth wrinkles with your fingers.  Allow to dry.

3. Hot glue two red ribbons across the top (lower section) of the lid.  Hot glue red ribbon and rope around the lip of the lid.

4. Using fabric Mod Podge, cover the wood plaque with burlap fabric.  Paint the anchor Brilliant Blue.  Using a detail paintbrush and Parchment, paint highlights to the anchor.  Hot glue the anchor to the center of the plaque, hot glue the plaque to the top of the box, glue rope around the plaque.  Hot glue a shell to the plaque.

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