Aloha Cigar Box Purse

Supplies

Decoupage Finish #77648964 or Mod Podge

Wooden box #30022784

Velvet Paper-toast #30004076

Paper-Plumeria #30028456

Paint Brush

Scissors/Paper trimmer

Pony beads-wood #30022745

16mm wire

Optional

Hearty(r) Clay white (for flower)

E6000 glue

Directions

Take off all tags of cigar box. Sand down if necessary. Take off all hardware from box.

Measure the paper on the outside of the cigar box to fit. Trim paper as needed.

Brush on a thin layer of decoupage to the outside of the wood, just enough to cover area where paper will go. Lay the paper on top of decoupage. Brush a layer of decoupage over the paper, pressing firmly to prevent bubbles. You can brush the decoupage over the entire box as well as the inside to seal and varnish the box.

Line the inside with the "suede-like" paper.

Hardware can be reattached to box. Drill 2 holes in the top of box. Pull 16 mm wire through hole, then string beads finishing the handle. Glue Hearty Clay flower with E6000 to add dimension.

2006 Ben Franklin Crafts, Inc.

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