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Sweet Valentine Snowman Gift Box

Dazzling Metallics®

Sweet Valentine Snowman Gift Box
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Sweet Valentine Snowman Gift Box

designed by Morena Hockley

Dazzle your Valentine with this gift box made with Dazzling Metallics®.

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Decou-Page™

  • Paper Decou-Page (DS115)

Dazzling Metallics®

  • Black Pearl (DA127)

DecoArt Media® Specialty Products

  • White Modeling Paste (DMM21) — optional

DecoArt® Extreme Sheen™

  • Pink Tourmaline (DPM15)
  • Silver (DPM13)

Elegant Finish™

  • White Pearl (DA117)

Glamour Dust™ Sprinkle-On Glitter

  • Crystal (DAS37)

Other supplies

  • ruler
  • pencil
  • hot glue gun
  • papier mâché cone
  • papier mâché box
  • Styrofoam ball
  • embellishments (trim; gold heart)
  • cone bead

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Use a ruler and pencil to draw lines on the box. Paint alternating stripes with Silver. Paint the hat cone Silver as well. Let both dry, then add a second application of paint.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Fill in the rest of the lines on the box with Pink Tourmaline. Paint the top of the lid and a cone bead Pink Tourmaline as well. Paint Pink Tourmaline hearts on the hat cone. Let them dry, then add a second layer of paint.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Paint the Styrofoam ball with White Pearl. (Optional: Use White Modeling Paste to make cheeks on the ball.)
    Step 2 Example
  4. Use Black Pearl to add the eyes and mouth to the Styrofoam ball. Dab Pink Tourmaline onto the cheeks.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Use Paper Decou-Page to glue the cone bead onto the ball after pressing it into the foam. Paint the entire head with a thin layer of Decou-Page and sprinkle Crystal Glamour Dust over it.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Assemble the box by hot gluing the ball onto the lid. Glue the hat on top. Embellish the piece with trim around the base of the head and a gold heart on top of the hat.
    Step 5 Example