Union Jack Scrapbook
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Union Jack Scrapbook

Capture your memories from your trip to Great Britain with this Union Jack themed scrapbook.
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint – Snow (Titanium) White, True Blue, Milk Chocolate and Primary Red
  • DecoArt® Staining/Antiquing Medium
  • DecoArt® Americana® Spray Sealer – Matte
  • Paper Mache Album, 6"x6"
  • Paintbrushes – #12 Flat and #3 Round
  • Jute
  • Scissors
  • Sandpaper, Medium Grit
  • Paper Towels
  • Palette Paper (or Paper Plate)
  • Transfer Paper
  • Tracing Paper
  • Water Basin
  • Pen (or Stylus)
  • Sharpie® Permanent Marker, Ultra Fine – Black
 

Project Instructions

Cover
Step 1 Remove ribbon.
Step 2 Trace and transfer flag pattern onto scrapbook cover.
Step 3 Paint stripes Snow White, Primary Red, and True Blue where indicated.
Step 4 Use ultra fine-point marker to outline stripes.
Step 5 Lightly sand edges and random areas of flag. Wipe with paper towel to remove dust.
Step 6 Mix Milk Chocolate with Staining/Antiquing Medium following label instructions. Use slightly dampened paper towel or rag to rub mix over sanded areas of flag.
Step 7 When dry, mist lightly with Americana® matte spray.
Step 8 Reassemble scrapbook. Thread jute through holes and tie in bow.

Inside Pages
Step 1 Dry-brush stripes Primary Red and True Blue, alternating color order on facing page. Allow page to show through in spots.

Step 2 Mix Milk Chocolate with Staining/Antiquing Medium following label instructions. Use slightly dampened paper towel or rag to rub mix over background. Let dry.
Step 3 When dry, mist lightly with Americana® matte spray.
Step 4 Mount pictures to white mats and secure to pages.
Step 5 Embellish pages.

Tips

Allow to dry between steps.

Craft Notes

Crafted for Michaels by the DecoArt Design Team.