Botanical Floral Boxes
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Botanical Floral Boxes

Create beautiful floral boxes using Martha Stewart Crafts® Paper Cut-Outs. They make it easy to decoupage professional-looking decorations on your craft projects.

Designed by Chris Williams.

Craft Time: varies
Messy Rating:
1 2 3 4 5
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Martha Stewart Crafts® Paper Cut-Outs – Botanical Floral
  • Martha Stewart Crafts® Matte Decoupage Finish
  • Martha Stewart Crafts® Decoupage Brushes
  • Martha Stewart Crafts® Acrylic Craft Paint, Satin – Wedding Cake and Wet Cement Craft
  • Martha Stewart Crafts® Spray Paint Kit – Satin
  • Chipwood (or Paper Maché) Round Boxes – Assorted
  • Scissors (or Craft Knife)
  • Paper Towels
  • Sandpaper, Fine Grit
  • Rubbing Alcohol
 

Project Instructions

Step 1
Base coat surfaces with Wedding Cake Satin acrylic. Allow to dry.

Step 2
Prepare paper cut-outs by removing them from sheet. If desired, cut excess background away using scissors or a craft knife.

Step 3
Using the Martha Stewart Crafts® decoupage brush, apply one even, smooth coat of the Matte Decoupage Finish to the surface. Apply a second smooth, even application of decoupage finish to the back side of the paper cut-out.

Step 4
Apply the decoupage paper to the surface positioning the cut-out. Press and smooth from the center towards the edges of the cut-out to remove air pockets and excess finish.

Step 5
Continue adding paper cut-outs to the surface until the entire decoupage design is achieved.

Step 6
Once in place and smooth, allow to dry for two hours.

Step 7
When completely dry, brush a smooth application of decoupage finish over the entire surface, being sure to seal all edges of the paper. Allow to dry for two hours.

Step 8
Brush a second coat of decoupage finish over the entire surface and allow to dry two hours.

Step 9
Air dry project for 21 days to cure.