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Gold Leaf Jewelry Box — By: Inkadinkado
 

Supplies:

  • Leaf Whimsey rubber stamp
  • metallic gold pigment ink
  • gold embossing powder
  • acrylic paint:
    metallic copper
    burgundy
  • 81/8"x61/2" x 4" rounded top unfinished wood box with brass hinges & front clasp
  • small Phillips head screwdriver
  • 1" wide foam brush
  • stipple brush
  • liquid acrylic all-purpose sealer
  • fine grain sandpaper
  • clean soft cloth
  • embossing heat tool

 

 


Designer Tips: The rich tones of this hand-decorated jewelry box makes it a possession you and your family will want to keep around forever.

Instructions

  1. Use the screwdriver to remove the hinges and clasps from the box; set
    them aside.
  2. Apply sealer to the box and let dry. Lightly sand the box and wipe clean. To create texture on the box, randomly stipple gold ink onto the surface, sprinkle gold embossing powder on top of the wet ink and heat set.
  3. Paint the entire outside surface of the box burgundy and let dry. Brush on copper paint to accent the edges and various sections; let dry.
  4. Randomly stamp Leaf Whimsey onto the box with gold ink. Sprinkle gold embossing powder onto various areas of wet ink and heat set; then heat set the entire surface of the box. Apply sealer to the box and let dry.
  5. Re-assemble the hinges and clasps onto the box.

 

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