CraftSmart™ Candy Cane Wine Box
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CraftSmart™ Candy Cane Wine Box

A holiday gift of wine in a candy decorated box...how sweet it is!

Designed by Jeanne Bobish, DecoArt Design Team

 

 

 

Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • DecoArt DuraClear Varnishes (DuraClear Satin Varnish)
  • 12½-inch Square Papier Maché Wine Box
  • Brushes (¾-inch flat, #10 flat, #6 flat, 0 round, 10/0 liner)
  • Paper Plate (or palette paper)
  • Paper Towels
  • Water Basin
  • Transfer Paper
  • Tracing Paper
  • Stylus or Pencil
 

Project Instructions

Remove handle from box. Basecoat entire box and lid Dark Blue using ¾" flat brush.
 

Apply outline of pattern only to front and back of box.
 

Using #10 flat brush and White, undercoat entire pattern area. (Do two coats if necessary.)
 

Once dry, trace on pattern details over White area.
 

With #6 brush and Red, paint candy cane stripes.
 

With same brush and Grass Green, paint peppermint stick.
 

Paint thin stripes using liner brush and Grass Green on candy cane and Red on peppermint stick.
 

Use liner brush to paint White highlights; use Holiday Red and #6 flat brush to paint bow.
 

Using same brush, left holly leaf is Hunter Green; center leaf is Lush Foliage; and right leaf is Shamrock.
 

Berries are painted 0 round brush and Cherry Cobbler.
 

Veins on holly leaves are painted using liner brush: left leaf has Lush Foliage vein; center leaf has Shamrock vein; and right leaf has Hunter Green vein.
 

Outline design with liner brush and Black.
 

Dot highlights on berries with White.
 

Transfer lettering to lid and paint using liner brush and White.
 

Varnish with DuraClear Satin Varnish and re-attach handle.
 

MATERIALS CHECKLIST
CraftSmart® Paints (White, Cherry Cobbler,  Red, Holiday Red, Lush Foliage, Shamrock,  Grass Green, Hunter Green, Dark Blue, Black)
DecoArt DuraClear Varnishes (DuraClear Satin Varnish)
12½-inch Square Papier Maché Wine Box
Brushes (¾-inch flat, #10 flat, #6 flat, 0 round, 10/0 liner)
Paper Plate (or palette paper)
Paper Towels

Water Basin
Transfer Paper

Tracing Paper
Stylus or Pencil

 Note: Click on "download pattern" button on bottom right for project pattern.

Tips

Allow each coat of paint to dry thoroughly before proceeding to next step.