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Gift Packages with Crackle


Updated May 20, 2009
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 Create holiday accent gift packages that pop with crackled texture, tulle and greenery. These gift packages are elegant, yet the materials are inexpensive.



DecoArt Products Required
Texture Crackle

  • TXC09 - Glacier Blue
  • TXC10 - Sage Green

Texture Primer_Sealer

  • TXFP07 - Texture Primer/Sealer

Elegant Finish Glazes

  • DGM02 - Luminous Gold

Palette Knife

  • DT02 - Palette Knife


  • Large flat brush
  • Fan brush
  • Water container
  • Palette or plastic plate
  • Paper towels
  • Ribbon/tulle
  • Scissors
  • Assorted floral picks/embellishments
  • Low temp glue gun with glue sticks or thick craft glue
  • 7 15/16" Styrofoam cube
  • 4 7/8" Styrofoam cube


Allow to dry between steps.

  1. Use large flat brush to apply Texture Primer/Sealer over surface of each cube.
  2. Use palette knife to apply Glacier Blue on side of small Styrofoam cube. Repeat for each side.
  3. Repeat step one using Sage Green on large Styrofoam cube.
  4. Use fan brush to lightly brush Luminous Gold over crackled surface.
  5. When dry, tie with ribbon or tulle and embellish with pine cones, berries, floral picks, etc., as desired.

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