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Prairie Sunset Box Trio

By: Annalisa Sherrill

Decorate a simple wooden box with sunset-inspired colors that add a calming mood to your home this summer. Use stencils to give your boxes extra detail and charm.

At a Glance:

Project #15304 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

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supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Prairie Sunset, 2 oz. - 6453

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Metallic Acrylic Paints - Bright Gold, 2 oz. - 2966

Number Needed: 1 $2.29
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz. - 901

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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Folkart ® Brush Sets - Angle Brush Set, 5 pc. - 44277

Number Needed: 1 $5.99
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FolkArt ® Peel & Stick Painting Stencils - Lace - 31491

Number Needed: 1 $5.49 $2.75
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FolkArt ® Peel & Stick Painting Stencils - Floral - 30459

Number Needed: 1 $5.49
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FolkArt ® Painting Tools - Stencil Brush 1/4" & Stylus - 50562

Number Needed: 1 $2.49
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instructions

Other Supplies

  • Hexagon wooden box
  • Two (2) rectangle wooden boxes
  • Painters tape

Instructions

Hexagon Box

  1. Tape off top of box and sides of box to create three geometric blocks.
  2. Paint the geometric blocks Wicker White.
  3. Remove tape and cover the Wicker White color blocks.
  4. Paint the remaining areas of the box Prairie Sunset.

White Floral Box

  1. Basecoat the entire box Wicker White.
  2. Using the rose stencil, stencil flower onto box with an ombre effect, blending Prairie Sunset into Bright Gold.
  3. Make random pattern with single flowers; stenciling some flowers Prairie Sunset and some Bright Gold. Let dry.

Ombre Box

  1. Paint the bottom half of the box Prairie Sunset.
  2. Basecoat the lid of the box Wicker White.
  3. Paint the top of the box with an ombre effect, blending Prairie Sunset into Whicker White.
  4. Place the floral stencil on the sides of the lid of the box. Using the ¼“ stencil brush, stencil the floral pattern as a border to the sides with Bright Gold.

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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