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Mexican Talavera Trinket Boxes

Glamour Dust™ Glitter Paint

Mexican Talavera Trinket Boxes
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Mexican Talavera Trinket Boxes

designed by Jessica Alea

Store keepsakes and trinkets in these festive Talavera-styled boxes, made with Glamour Dustâ„¢ Glitter Paint.

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Americana® Acrylics

  • Cadmium Red (DAO15)
  • Festive Green (DA230)
  • Peacock Teal (DA326)
  • Saffron Yellow (DA273)
  • Snow (Titanium) White (DAO1)
  • Ultramarine Blue (DA225)

Glamour Dust™ Glitter Paint

  • Aqua (DGD18)
  • Emerald (DGD06)
  • Sapphire Blue (DGD11)
  • Sizzling Red (DGD03)
  • Tiger Orange (DGD04)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • sandpaper
  • wooden box
  • dry cloth
  • paintbrushes


  1. Prepare the box by lightly sanding the surface and wiping away any sanding dust.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Paint the boxes in Snow White; allow to dry; and re-apply. Using the provided pattern as a guide, paint the flowers, leaves, and embellishments: Paint the flowers in Cadmium Red and Saffron Yellow and the leaves in Festive Green. Paint the embellishments in Ultramarine Blue and Peacock Teal. Let dry.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Once the paint is dry, add the glitter of similar colors, such as Emerald over Festive Green; Tiger Orange over Saffron Yellow; Sapphire Blue over Ultramarine Blue; Sizzling Red over Cadmium Red; and Aqua over Peacock Teal.
    Step 2 Example
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