CraftSmart™ Peppermint Candy Ornaments and Matching Box
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CraftSmart™ Peppermint Candy Ornaments and Matching Box

Create a refreshing set of holiday ornaments in their own storage box.

Designed by Jeanne Bobish, DecoArt Design Team

 

Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • DecoArt Americana DuraClear Varnishes (DuraClear Satin Varnish)
  • Four 3¾-inch Papier Maché Round Disc Ornaments
  • 4-inch Round Papier Maché Box
  • Brushes (¾-inch flat, 10 flat, 12 flat)
  • Paper Towels
  • Palette Paper or Paper Plate
  • Water Basin
  • Painter’s Tape
  • Tracing and Transfer Paper
  • Stylus
  • Red and Green Ribbons
  • Glue
  • Pencil
  • Small Ruler
 

Project Instructions

Using ¾-inch flat brush and White, basecoat disks, outside of box, and top of lid.

Using ¾-inch flat brush, basecoat bottom of box and inside of lid Grass Green. With same brush, basecoat inside of box Holiday Red.

Using 12 flat brush and Grass Green, paint outside rim of lid. 

Apply pattern to box lid using transfer paper and stylus. Paint every other section with Holiday Red using 10 flat brush.

Apply pattern to fronts and backs of disks. On two discs, paint every other section Holiday Red with #10 flat brush, allowing section to run over rim of disc and connect with corresponding section on back. Repeat with other two discs using Grass Green.

For outside of box, cut out stripe pattern. Tape pattern together, wrapping it around outside of box. Lightly mark stripe marks with pencil. Remove pattern. Using small ruler, lightly draw stripe lines. With painter's tape, tape off stripes and paint every other one Holiday Red using #12 brush.

Apply two or three coats of DuraClear Satin Varnish to box. Apply one coat to ornaments. When dry, apply second coat of varnish, and while wet, sprinkle with Glamour Dust. 

Tie ribbon bows and glue to ornaments.

MATERIALS:

  • CraftSmart® Paint (White, Holiday Red, Grass Green)
  • DecoArt Glamour Dust (Crystal)
  • DecoArt Americana DuraClear Varnishes (DuraClear Satin Varnish)
  • Four 3¾-inch Papier Maché Round Disc Ornaments 
  • 4-inch Round Papier Maché Box
  • Brushes (¾-inch flat, 10 flat, 12 flat)
  • Paper Towels
  • Palette Paper or Paper Plate
  • WaterBasin
  • Painter’s Tape
  • Tracing and Transfer Paper
  • Stylus
  • Red and Green Ribbons
  • Glue
  • Pencil
  • Small Ruler

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

Tips

Allow time for drying between coats. Apply as many coats as necessary for desired coverage.