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Patriotic Bowl

Transform a clear plastic bowl into a designer chip bowl with 4th of July spirit. Give your table pizzazz with this simple patriotic bowl your guests will love.

At a Glance:

#4480 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Acrylic Paint Logo
  • Mod Podge Logo

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Lipstick Red, 2 oz. - 437

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Mod Podge ® Gloss, 8 oz. - CS11201

Number Needed: 1 $7.49
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

Scissors, Old book pages, Clear plastic bowl, Foam paintbrush, Red tissue paper, Hot glue, Blue sewing trim


1. Cut random sized stars from old book pages.

2. Working on the outside of the clear bowl, apply a coat of Mod Podge to the bowl, position the stars onto the bowl, top-coat with a layer of Mod Podge.  Add stars until the bowl is covered.  

3. Cut the tissue paper into small squares.  Apply two layers of tissue paper to the outside of the bowl using the same method as step 2.  Allow to dry.

4. Apply two coats of lipstick red paint to the outside of the bowl.  Allow to dry.

5. Apply more stars to the outside of the of the bowl using the same method as step 2.  Apply two top-coats of Mod Podge to the outside.

6. Hot glue a piece of trim around the outer edge.

Project Tip: To clean the bowl, wipe the inside with a damp rag.  Not intended for washing.

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.