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Game Night with Friends Candy Box

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Game Night with Friends Candy Box
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Game Night with Friends Candy Box

designed by Doreen Hill

Use old game pieces and DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics to create a fun game night candy box.

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Americana® Decou-Page™

  • Matte Decou-Page (DS106)

DecoArt Media® Fluid Acrylics

  • Carbon Black (DMFA05)
  • Cerulean Blue (DMFA06)
  • Hansa Yellow Medium (DMFA50)
  • Quinacridone Magenta (DMFA35)
  • Titanium White (DMFA39)

DecoArt Media® Specialty Products

  • Liquid Glass (DMM14)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • scissors
  • 1" flat brush
  • 1/4" flat brush
  • black ink pad
  • unfinished wooden tray (small for letters)
  • embellishments of choice
  • stamp of choice
  • paint chips
  • papier mâché house (Darice)


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Use a damp paper towel to remove any dust from the house surface.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Paint each of the sides and roof of the surface with Cerulean Blue, Titanium White, Quinacridone Magenta, Hansa Yellow Medium, and Carbon Black.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Select paint chips to match the paints.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Stamp images and quotes of choice onto the paint chips. Trim the paint chips to fit onto the house.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Position and adhere the stamped images onto the house using Americana Matte Decou-Page. Apply another layer of Decou-Page on top.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Add embellishments of choice (such as cards, ribbon, quotes) using Decou-Page.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Apply Liquid Glass on the selected embellishments. Let paint dry completely on a flat surface.
    Step 6 Example
  8. Use Quinacridone Magenta to paint the wooden lettering trays.
    Step 7 Example
  9. Adhere old playing cards of choice onto the surface with Decou-Page.
    Step 8 Example