Miscellany

Personalized Treat Canisters

By  Kathleen Paneitz 

Materials

  • Wooden round boxes (available at Hobby Lobby)
  • Ceramcoat Acrylic Paints (Delta Creative): Gecko; Tahiti Blue; Black
  • Cardstock: white; black
  • Printed Blossoms (Making Memories): Garden Party
  • Black rub-on lettering (Transfer Studio)
  • Glass knobs (available at home improvement stores)
  • Black & white wallet-size pet photos

Tools

  • Aleene’s Instant Matte Decoupage Glue, Sealer & Finish (Duncan Enterprises)
  • Foam brushes
  • 1. Paint lids of both boxes Black, one box Tahiti Blue and remaining box Gecko. Let dry.
  • 2. Mat photos on black cardstock, then on white cardstock as shown.
  • 3. Apply rub-on's to spell "le chat" and "le chien" on left side of photos, then adhere photos to boxes.
  • 4. Use screws to secure glass knobs and printed flowers to box lids. (Note: Use smaller screws for a better fit.)
  • 5. Apply light coat of decoupage glue over all surfaces.