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Volume Decoupage - Square Box

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Difficulty Level Beginner

This box decorated with volume decoupage flowers makes a beautiful gift article with a personal touch. You may also keep it on your dressing table to hold your trinkets.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Volume Decoupage - Square Box - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take a floral printed volume decoupage sheet
Cut out the flowers from the sheet

STEP 2:-

Volume Decoupage - Square Box - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Take MDF wooden box in the shape and size of your choice
We have taken a square box

STEP 3:-

Volume Decoupage - Square Box - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

To emboss the flowers, hold the flower cutout on the flame of the candle
Hold the flower about 1 and 1/2 inches away from the flame so as not to burn the flower as well as your hands
Once the flower is heated up, it will start becoming soft and would deform a bit
Place the flower at this soft stage, on the embossing pad and emboss it using an embossing tool
Emboss one petal at a time, you may need to repeatedly heat the flower to emboss it's different parts
Keep aside all the embossed flowers, leaves and buds

STEP 4:-

Volume Decoupage - Square Box - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Colour the MDF wooden box in the colour of your choice
We have sponge dabbed Pearl - Cherry Red on the wooden box
You may give two coats of colour to give an even finish
Leave it to dry

STEP 5:-

Volume Decoupage - Square Box - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Arrange and stick the embossed flowers on the coloured box and the lid using No Stitch Fabric Glue
Leave it to dry

STEP 6:-

Volume Decoupage - Square Box - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Draw spirals with minute dots made with a zero number brush and Acrylic Colour - White around the floral design on all the sides as well as the lid
Leave it to dry

you will need

Fevicryl Acrylic Colour – White 27, Fevicryl Pearl - Cherry Red 316, Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue, Fine Art Brushes, Colour Palette, Volume Decoupage Sheets, Embossing Pad, Embossing Tool (Medium Size), MDF Wooden Box , Water Container, Paper Cutter Or Scissors, Sponge, Candle, Match Box