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Surprise Gift Box

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#3175 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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supplies

FolkArt ® Enamels™ - Wicker White, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Folkart ® Paint Tools - Detail Painters

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $4.89
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pure Orange, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Lemon Custard, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart
instructions

Other Supplies

Chipboard or paper mache square box, Container for water, Paper towels, Foam plate, Scissors, Solid orange craft ribbon, Dots and circles craft ribbon, 1/4" wide stencil tape, Ruler, White craft glue, #12 flat brush, #2 script liner

Instructions

  1. Basecoat paint the following areas: Box – Wicker White Edge of Box Lid – Lemon Custard
  2. Allow to dry and reapply a second coat if necessary.
  3. To create the stripes on the top of the box, measure and tape a large square 5/8” from the edge of the box top. Within the exposed square, tape stripes approximately 1/4" apart. Paint open areas with Pure Orange using the No. 12 Flat Brush. Allow to dry and carefully remove tape.
  4. Randomly paint Pure Orange and Lemon Custard dots using the small Detail Painter on the box bottom.
  5. Using same colors, thin paint and load the No. 2 Script Liner Brush. Paint circles around the dots to mimic the ribbon design. Allow to dry.
  6. Cut two strips of orange craft ribbon stretching over the sides of the box from one lip to the other. Glue to the inside of the lid. Note: ribbon sections crisscross each other.
  7. Cut dots and circles craft ribbon long enough to create a bow and tie in place across the center of the box lid.
  8. Don’t forget to sign your name.
  9. Fill the box with your favorite mints or candy for that special person in your life. Enjoy!

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