Let It Snow
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Let It Snow

This keepsake box and coordinating frame are ideal for winter gift giving.

Designed by Gretchen Sell, Design Master®

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Design Master® Colortool® Spray (Blue Sky)
  • Design Master® Premium Metallic Spray (Super Silver)
  • Small Paper Mache Box
  • Fiber Board Frame
  • Adhesive Snowflake Scrapbooking Embellishment
  • Snowflake Rub-On Transfers
  • Blue Velvet Ribbon (1 spool ¼-inch)
  • Zig Zag Aqua Velvet Ribbon (1 spool ¼-inch)
  • Painters Masking Tape (1 ½-inch)
  • Water Misting Bottle
  • Paper Towel
  • Glue
 

Project Instructions

Box
On a protected surface spray the lid with Blue Sky. Apply 2-3 light coats. Let dry between coats.
 

Spray the box with 2 coats of Super Silver. Let dry thoroughly.
 

Temporarily place lid on box. Apply masking tape around the center of the exposed box. Remove lid. Ensure edges of tape is adhered to box.
 

Holding bottle about 15 inches away, mist all sides of box with water. Immediately spray with Blue Sky. Let set for 20 seconds then lightly dab/wipe moisture from surface with paper towel. Where water droplets were the paint is resisted and shows the underlying color in a mottled pattern. Let dry.
 

Apply rub-on snowflakes in random pattern on silver band and on box top.
 

Wrap edge of lid with velvet ribbon and glue in place.
 


 

Picture Frame
On a protected surface spray the frame with Blue Sky. Apply 3 light coats to all surfaces. Let dry between coats.
 

Holding bottle about 15 inches away, mist back of frame with water. Immediately spray with Super Silver. Let set for 20 seconds then lightly dab/wipe moisture from surface with paper towel. Where water droplets were the paint is resisted and shows the underlying color in a mottled pattern. Let dry. Turn frame over and repeat technique to front side. Let dry.
 

Wrap ribbon around edge of frame and glue in place.
 


 

MATERIALS

  • Design Master® Colortool® Spray (Blue Sky)
  • Design Master® Premium Metallic Spray (Super Silver)
  • Small Paper Mache Box
  • Fiber Board Frame
  • Adhesive Snowflake Scrapbooking Embellishment
  • Snowflake Rub-On Transfers
  • Blue Velvet Ribbon (1 spool ¼-inch)
  • ZigZag Aqua Velvet Ribbon (1 spool ¼-inch)
  • Painters Masking Tape (1 ½-inch)
  • Water Misting Bottle
  • Paper Towel
  • Glue

Tips

Spray in well-ventilated location and follow manufacturer's directions.