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Vintage Style World Traveler Case

Americana® Decou-Page™

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Vintage Style World Traveler Case

designed by PLA Schneider

Update an old suitcase into modern storage with an antiqued vibe with Americana® Decou-Page™ .

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Acrylics

  • Burnt Umber (DAO64)

Americana® Decou-Page™

  • Antique Decou-Page (DS121)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • scissors
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • assorted scrapbook paper (paper of your choice - striped and travel themed)
  • suitcase (or papier-mâche box; of choice)

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Using a 3/4" flat brush, paint the suitcase with two coats of Snow White.
  2. Place the suitcase over the striped scrapbook paper and trace the shape with a pencil. Use scissors to cut it out. (Cut it slightly inside the traced lines,) Use a 3/4" flat brush and Antique Decou-Page to adhere the striped paper to the front and back sides of the suitcase.
  3. From the travel-themed scrapbook paper, cut small squares and rectangles. Use a 3/4" flat brush and Decou-Page to begin randomly adhering them in place on all sides of the suitcase.
  4. Dip the cap from the Burnt Umber bottle into the paint and blot on a paper towel.
  5. Randomly place "rings" throughout the case with the bottle cap.