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Romantic Altered Art Box

At a Glance:

#3088 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Mod Podge Logo


Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Country Twill, 2 oz. - 602

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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Mod Podge ® Gloss, 8 oz. - CS11201

Number Needed: 1 $6.99
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Mod Podge ® Mega Glitter - Gold, 8 oz. - CS17292

Number Needed: 1 $8.99
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Other Supplies

12" x 12" – 2 sided paper pack (with words), Foil foam self adhesive alphabet accents, Silk rose, Assorted silk leaves, Buttons, Ribbons, Photo corners, 3 yards of lace trim, Ecru scissors, Ruler, Pencil, Craft knife, Large flat brush, Foam brushes, 9” square paper mache box with lid, Keys


  1. Paint box Country Twill. Let dry.
  2. Measure and cut papers to fit all sides and top of box.
  3. Using the phrases page of the paper pack, cut out some words and phrases. Set aside.
  4. Apply papers to box with Gloss Mod Podge. Allow to dry thoroughly and add a second coat.
  5. On the sides of the bottom of the box, add words and phrases.
  6. On the sides of the top of box, attach lace trim as shown with Mod Podge.
  7. Apply several coats of Glitter Mod Podge to silk flower. Carefully peel apart petals and brush Mod Podge down into the center of the flower.
  8. Paint assorted leaves with Olive Green and let dry. Apply Glitter Mod Podge to leaves.
  9. Tie ribbons around keys and tie them together.
  10. Glue buttons, keys, and silk flower and leaves to the top of the box as shown. Add adhesive letters using photo for placement.

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