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DIY Jewelry Box | Pastel Painting

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DIY Jewelry Box | Pastel Painting
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DIY Jewelry Box | Pastel Painting

designed by Persia Lou

Paint a pastel jewelry box to add the perfect pop of color to any space using DecoArt's Pastels with Pop Acrylic Paint Set.

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Acrylic Paint Sets

  • Pastel Colors Acrylic Paint Set (BD18AMPC)

Designers Brush Sets

  • Basic & Flat Shader Set (DABK37-K)

Other supplies

  • filbert brush (optional)
  • ruler or measuring tape
  • pencil
  • small round wooden box


NOTE: Gather your supplies before making this pretty pastel jewelry box! Try using the Pastels with Pop Acrylic Paint Set to achieve the same colors pictured above.

  1. Find the front centerline of the round box and lightly mark this center point with your pencil. A few inches to the left of that center point, mark five, adjoining vertical stripes. Make each approximately 1/2" wide.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Repeat this process on the other side of the box, opposite from the first group of stripes. These pencil marks will help guide you as you paint your rainbow.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Paint the stripes using your favorite rainbow colors.
    Step 2 Example
  4. The color order should be painted in reverse for the second group of stripes. Each section will be a mirror image of the other side.
    Step 3 Example
  5. To connect the colors across the box lid, use a use a small flat brush to paint gently arcing lines. Repeat this process for each color of your rainbow.
    Step 4 Example
  6. After the rainbow stripes have dried, paint the rest of the box a blue color. Allow to dry.
    Step 5 Example
  7. To create a scalloped, cloud border, use a flat or filbert brush and Titanium White, to paint overlapping round shapes of varying sizes around the bottom edge of the box.
    Step 6 Example
  8. Repeat this process around the bottom edge of the box.
    Step 7 Example
  9. Finally, if you like, paint the interior of the box.
    Step 8 Example
  10. Try the Pastels with Pop Acrylic Paint Set to create this pastel rainbow jewelry box!
    Step 9 Example