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Patriotic Cupcake Box

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Paint your own patriotic cupcake box in red, white, and blue, and keep whatever trinkets you want inside, from VOTE! pins to candy collected from a parade. These cupcakes from I Love to Create are great 4th of July crafts for kids to do during their time off from school!

Patriotic Cupcake Box

Materials:

  • Tween/Children Bisque Designs--24810 Cupcake Box 3.25" x 3.25" x 4.5"
  • OS™ Opaque Acrylics--OS 431 White, OS 459 Bright Blue, OS 460 Navy, OS 563 Candy Apple
  • No-Fire Snow®--AS 964 No-Fire Snow
  • Spray Sealers--SS 331 Clear Gloss
  • Debut Taklon Brushes--TB 706 No. 10 Shader, TB 725 No. 10/0 Liner, TB 737 No. 3 Round
  • Paper Towel
  • Sponge

Instructions:

  1. Wipe ware with damp sponge to remove dust.
     
  2. Apply White onto lid of box and Navy onto bottom of box, using No. 10 Shader.
     
  3. Dip tip of No. 10 Shader into Bright Blue. Brush back and forth onto a paper towel to wipe out excess color. Drybrush ridges on outside of box bottom to lighten and highlight.
     
  4. Apply 1 coat of No-Fire Snow to background of lid, avoiding sprinkles and chips and using No. 3 Round. Let dry thoroughly.
     
  5. Apply Candy Apple to chips, using No. 3 Round.
     
  6. Apply Bright Blue to sprinkles, using No. 10/0 Liner.
     
  7. Dip end of brush handle into either White or Candy Apple to add dots around box bottom. Let dry.
     
  8. Spray 2 coats of Clear Gloss Spray Sealer onto all surfaces. Let dry after each coat.

 

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