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Pattie Donham-Wilkinson

Known by her friends and fans as “PattieWack,” she’s creative and wacky. She’s got a million ideas to transform the humdrum into wow, bring new life to everyday objects, or create something that is both out of this world and daringly stylish.

New Perspectives Box

Put a new twist on the vintage Aleene's Forged Foil technique with this fun project! Turn a tea tin into a shabby chic storage box with acrylic paints, foil and Aleene's® Original Tacky Glue®.

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Instructions:

1. Glue items to the project to create raised areas.

2. Pour a puddle of glue into a plate, and brush on a coat of glue in a small area.

3. Crumple and mold foil shiny side up into the glue, and press firmly to mold around the raised areas. Continue until the entire surface is covered with foil.

4. To antique the project, brush paint over the foil and wipe off the excess with a paper towel to highlight. 

5. Let the project dry to the touch.

6. Option: You can spray with gloss or matte sealer to protect your finished project.

Miscellaneous:

  • Disposable plate
  • Project base, such as a frame or a box
  • Acrylic paints
  • Aluminum foil
  • Paper towels
  • Items to emboss, such as letters, beads, or household objects
  • Craft stick
  • Paintbrush

Designed By:

http://www.ilovetocreate.com/content/images/thumbs/0047081_250.png

Pattie Donham-Wilkinson

Known by her friends and fans as “PattieWack,” she’s creative and wacky. She’s got a million ideas to transform the humdrum into wow, bring new life to everyday objects, or create something that is both out of this world and daringly stylish.