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Make a vintage gift box with a wax resist technique!
Make a brand new box look vintage with a wax resist painting technique and some delicate decoupage.

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  • How to make a box. Vintage Gift Box Diy - Step 2
    Step 1

    E-6000 Spray Adhesive
    Allure Dimensional Design Adhesive Paint (Puff Paint)
    Americana Decor Chalky Finish in Delicate and Treasure
    Wax (even candle was will do)
    Keepsake Box from Walnut Hallow
    DCWV Solstice Scrapbook Block
    Scissors, Paintbrushes

  • How to make a box. Vintage Gift Box Diy - Step 3
    Step 2

    1. Paint the corners, edges and parts of the box in Delicate
    2. When dry rub wax along the edges and over the paint
    *don't brush off the crumbs
    3. Paint the entire box in Treasure and let dry
    4. Sand the areas with wax to expose the color underneath
    5. Cut out flowers and leaves from the scrapbook paper
    6. Glue them to the box with spray adhesive or a thin layer of white glue
    7. Edge the flowers the Allure in Gold Leaf
    8. Line the box with more paper and paint the inner edges

  • Step 3

    Watch how to make it here:

  • How to make a box. Vintage Gift Box Diy - Step 4
    Step 4

    One more beauty shot

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Brenda J M.
Brenda J M. · Clarington, Ontario, CA · 2 projects
This is a lovely project. You've given a great set of directions as well. Thank-you!

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