Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Memorial Day Decorative Flag Box

Project by: Cindi Bisson
Decorative Flag Box 
Create a cute functional decorative flag box just in time for Memorial Day or in advance for the Fourth of July......


KellyCraft Get-it-Straight Laser Square
Wooden Box
Dark blue & ivory acrylic paint
Elmer's School Glue
Assorted red ribbons
Best Glue Ever  
Blue star button 
Paintbrush, scissors


Paint box with dark blue paint.  Let dry.

Apply a layer of Elmer's School Glue over entire painted surface.  Let dry just until clear & tacky.

Paint over tacky glue with ivory paint.  Let dry.  Top layer of paint will crackle as it dries.

To create flag: 

Cut rectangular piece of lace to fit in space on top of box.  Mount.

Cut 5 pieces of assorted red ribbons to fit in lace rectangle.

Use KellyCraft Get-it-Straight Laser Square to ensure straight application of Best Glue Ever, equally spaced, where ribbon will be mounted  Let glue dry until clear but still tacky.

Use KellyCraft Get-it-Straight Laser Square to ensure ribbons are mounted straight over glue.

Add large blue star button to the flag. 

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