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Decoupaged Zebra Safari Box

Americana® Decou-Page™

Decoupaged Zebra Safari Box
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Decoupaged Zebra Safari Box

designed by PLA Schneider

Create a box with an on-trend animal print to stash jewelry and other trinkets.

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Decou-Page Paper™

  • Safari Life (DP01)

Americana® Decou-Page™

  • Matte Decou-Page (DS106)

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

  • Coastal Waters (DA523)
  • Cotton Ball (DA500)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • sandpaper (optional)
  • ruler
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • craft glue
  • wooden box with lid
  • wooden balls (4 for legs; 1 for top in shape of choice)

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Use a 3/4" flat brush to paint the wooden box with two coats of Cotton Ball.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Using a 3/4" flat brush to paint the four wooden legs with two coats of Coastal Waters. Adhere in place to the bottom with craft glue.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Cut the Decou-Page Safari Life Paper to fit around the bottom of the box. Use a 3/4" flat brush and Matte Decou-Page to adhere the paper to the bottom. (Refer to photo)
    Step 2 Example
  4. Measure and cut the zebra print from the Safari Life Decou-Page Paper. Use the Decou-Page and 3/4" flat brush to adhere the paper to the lid, top, and sides.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Using a 3/4" flat brush, paint the top wooden ball with two coats of Coastal Waters. Adhere in place to the top with craft glue.
    Step 4 Example
  6. (Optional) Lightly sand the edges for a distressed look, if desired.
    Step 5 Example
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