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Valentine Love Card Box

Americana® Acrylics

Valentine Love Card Box
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Valentine Love Card Box

designed by Micaela Spiggle

Turn a plain wooden box into a keepsake box for Valentines.

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Acrylics

  • Grey Sky (DA111)
  • Indian Turquoise (DAO87)
  • Tuscan Red (DA265)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • tracing paper
  • transfer paper
  • pencil
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • #10 flat brush
  • #1 liner brush
  • medium wooden box

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Basecoat the middle sections on the box Indian Turquoise using a 3/4" flat brush. Rinse brush.
  2. Use the same brush with Tuscan Red to paint the lid, back, and edges. (You might need the #10 flat brush to do the edges.)
  3. Print off the patterns. Trace and transfer the heart pattern on the lid using a pencil and the tracing and transfer papers; trace and transfer the “Love” design on the front of the box using a pencil and the papers.
  4. Use the #10 flat brush to fill in the heart design with Indian Turquoise. Use the #1 liner brush to paint the arrow Grey Sky.
  5. Use the #1 liner brush to paint on the “Love” design and add detail on the heart design with Tuscan Red.
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