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Shimmer 'JOY' Box Set

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#3498 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Acrylic Paint Logo

FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ - Red, 2 oz. - 2792

Number Needed: 1 $2.99
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pink, 2 oz. - 413

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Engine Red, 2 oz. - 436

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Hauser Green Light, 2 oz. - 459

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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Mod Podge ® Sparkle, 8 oz. - CS11211

Number Needed: 1 $8.99
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Other Supplies

All Night Media ® Embellishments - Pop Dots™, 3 wood boxes with lids, Sandpaper, Hot glue, Epoxy, 3 wooden ball knobs 1¼", 2 pieces of striped red; pink; green and white scrapbook paper, 1 piece of coordinating pink scrapbook paper, 1 piece of green cardstock, 1 piece of red cardstock, 1½" Chipboard letters that spell "JOY", Red extra fine glitter, Template (provided), 1½ yards of 5/8" green ribbon, 1½ yards of ¼" metallic red ribbon, 12 red rhinestones, No. 12 flat brush, Scissors or craft knife


  1. Sand boxes until smooth; wipe clean.
  2. Basecoat inside of boxes Pink; dry.
  3. Basecoat inside of box lids and outside edges of lids Hauser Green Light; dry.
  4. Paint ball knobs and outside edges of boxes and lids Engine red. Carefully paint a 1/8” around top of outside edges of lids. Allow to dry.
  5. Using handle end of paintbrush paint small pink dots around the outside of edge of each lid. Allow to dry.
  6. Give boxes and lids and knobs a coat of Mod Podge for a look that sparkles. Allow to dry.
  7. Cut stripped paper to fit each side of the boxes and pink paper to fit the tops of each lid (cut papers 1/4” smaller than each side to allow red painted edges of the boxes to show); Use Mod Podge to glue papers to boxes and lids.
  8. Paint letters Engine Red. When dry, paint with two coats of Red Folk Art Extreme Glitter. Allow to dry.
  9. Use the provided template to cut scalloped circles with pink paper and squares with red and green cardstock; layer papers beginning with the red square followed by the green square and last add the pink scalloped circle. Use Mod Podge to glue the papers together. 
  10.  Attach rhinestones and prepared letters with hot glue (Refer to photo). 
  11.  Attach the ribbons and letter tags to each box (Refer to photo).
  12. Use Epoxy to attach the knobs to the center of each lid. Allow to dry.

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