Follow Us on Facebook

Get updates from FaveCrafts.com posted directly to your News Feed.

Free Offer
Make My Own Holiday Gifts Guide From Brother Sewing Machines

Find 12 easy Christmas crafts for holiday gifts to make this season. Find sewn Christmas gifts, Christmas ornament crafts and homemade Christmas decorations.

Bonus: Get our newsletter & special offers for free. We will not share or sell your email address. View our Privacy Policy

(1)

Faux Embossed Snowflake Box

By:

If you need ideas for handmade Christmas gifts, look no further than this Faux Embossed Snowflake Box from Tiffany Windsor. Use a vintage technique to create a unique look without any expensive tools or materials. This is a great piece to set out during the holidays.

Faux Embossed Snowflake Box
 

Materials:

  • Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue (in the gold bottle)
  • Aleene’s Spray Acrylic Sealer (Matte or Gloss)
  • Mache or wood boxes or shapes
  • Snowflake pattern of your choice
  • Pencil
  • Clear tape (to create narrow applicator nozzle for bottle)
  • Spray paint – white flat matte finish
  • Acrylic paint (color of your choice for antiquing)
  • Wet wipes
  • Craft chalk and applicator

Instructions:

  1. Trace or draw snowflake pattern onto box.
     
  2. Draw over design lines with Aleene’s Tacky Glue.
     
  3. Let dry until completely clear.
     
  4. Spray with flat white spray paint. Let dry completely.
     
  5. To antique, squeeze a small amount of acrylic paint onto wet wipe. Wipe over entire spray painted surface leaving the paint in the glue 0recesses but wipe all paint away from the raised glue areas. Let dry completely.
     
  6. Use chalk applicator to rub craft chalk over raised surfaces of design. Blow away excess chalk dust.
     
  7. Seal with Aleene’s Spray Acrylic Sealer.

    Faux Embossed Snowflake Box

For a comprehensive video tutorial of this project, check out Aleene's Look of Embossing Snowflake Box.

Your Recently Viewed Projects
Love these projects? Get MORE delivered to your Inbox – FREE Click Here!

All fields required.

Rate & Comment

I have not made this yet so I cannot rate it.
Cancel Reply to Comment

Newsletter Signup

Free Newsletter!

Discover crafting projects, free patterns, tips and special offers. Get free craft projects, how-to crafting tutorials & product reviews.

Please Wait

Thanks for signing up

Sorry, we could not sign you up.

Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE all your favorite crafts
  • ADD personal notes
  • QUICKLY reference your crafts

 

Connect with Us

Find us online

  • Facebook
  • Google Plus
  • Instagram
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest
  • Twitter
  • Blog
  • Email
  • RSS

1

© Copyright 2014 Prime Publishing, LLC. All rights reserved.

www.favecrafts.com

close

Images from other crafters

There are currently no images from other crafters.

Was This Helpful?YesNo