Metallic Jewelry Box & Ring Container


Materials

  • Recycled items: cigar box; plastic conditioner container
  • Precious Metal Color Paints (Viva Décor): Blue Lagoon; Copper; Lime
  • Wooden beads (DIY Bangles): Round, five; Teardrop, one; Barrel, four
  • Say it in Pearls (Prima Marketing): Lace; Flowers
  • Metal Embossing Foil (Walnut Hollow)
  • Creative Metal Beginner Kit Design Sheet B (Walnut Hollow)

Tools

  • Synthetic paintbrushes, three
  • Craft knife
  • Bamboo skewers
  • Sandpaper
  • Glue (Beacon Adhesives): Quick Grip; Fabri-Tac Permanent Adhesive

Directions

  • 1. Lightly sand cigar box, beads and plastic container; wipe dust.
  • 2. Cut a piece of metal foil slightly larger than top of cigar box. Follow manufacturer's instructions to emboss design Sheet B.
  • 3. Use Quick Grip to adhere embossed metal to top of cigar box. Use craft knife to trim excess metal and sand edges.
  • 4. Place five round beads on bamboo skewer; paint Copper and let dry. Sand any rough spots and repaint if needed.
  • 5. Paint four barrel beads Copper and teardrop Lime in same way.
  • 6. Paint cigar box Blue Lagoon. Lightly paint conditioner container Blue Lagoon.
  • 7. Use Quick Grip to adhere four round beads to bottom of cigar box. Use Fabri-TacTM to adhere lace and flowers to box as shown. Adhere pearls to top of box as desired.
  • 8. Adhere four barrel beads, lace, flowers and pearls to plastic container as shown.
  • 9. Use Quick Grip to adhere teardrop bead to round bead. When dry, adhere beads to top of round container.

by Niki Meiners

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