I wanted to show you some
I have painted
I removed the hinges on the boxes for easier painting!
Buttermilk, Slate Green, Silver Sage Green, Avocado, Plantation Pine, Peony Pink , Deep Burgundy, Soft Heather
I began by lightly
sanding and sealing
I applied 3 good coats
to the outsides of my boxes
I lightly sanded between each coat
I also gave the insides at least 2-3 good coats of paint
pounce on Avocado
I followed the shape of my box
When dry I scumbled again
lighter shade of green
I randomly painted leaves
I randomly painted various size
using several shades of the same value
I added the centers of the roses using a tiny liner brush
You can also add some
using your liner brush
I dry brushed the rim of my box
I let that dry completely then painted over it
I loved the elegant look that it gave my box!
Now......let's make a tag!
I sanded and sealed the wood tag
I base coated it with 2 good coats of
Let dry completely!
Now for some fun
I trimmed the tape
fit my wood tag
I applied a gold border to my tag using
I painted some roses on the tag
I painted my finished piece with several coats
I wanted to hide
on the box
I used my drill to drill small holes in
rim of the box
I them treaded
satin ribbon and lace
thru the holes that I drilled
I tied it in a pretty bow!
Trim the edges neatly!
I painted over the base coat inside the box
add some additional
Top view of box
Tag with key
DecoArt provided me with the paints
to complete this project
part of their
Helping Artist and Blogger Outreach Programs
Thank you DecoArt!
You can view my
DecoArt Blogger Profile
I hope you have enjoyed seeing me paint this
HEART Keepsake box!
Happy Painting !