190 Tulip Candy Box Favor Project

#190 – Tulip Candy Box Party Favor

Paper Casting Project

A lovely addition to your Easter party table!

Party favor miniature candy basket decorated with cut-out painted paper casting stamped with Rycraft cookie stamp #190 tulip

#190 – Tulip

          


Easter eggs, favors and vase decorated with painted cut-out paper castings of Rycraft cookie stamp designs

Materials Needed: 

1 Rycraft cookie stamp or craft stamp #190 – Tulip
100% Cotton Linter (Rycraft Cotton Linter)
2 paper castings* of design #190 – Tulip 
(see Basic Paper Casting Instructions)
1 small wood box painted yellow (from the craft store) to hold candy
Acrylic varnish
Acrylic paints:  yellow, orange, red, green, blue-green
1 piece 1/8" yellow satin ribbon approx. 10" long
Glue
*Note:  Alternately, the casting for this project may be made from clay instead of paper (see Basic Clay Casting Instructions). The choice is yours.

Instructions:

1.  Let paper castings dry thoroughly. Then with sharp scissors carefully cut out 2 tulip designs (1 for each side of box). 
2.  Varnish each cut-out to seal it before painting (so wet paint won't make design swell and disappear). Let dry. Optional: Apply a 2nd coat of varnish for more permanence. 
3.  Apply yellow paint as the background color on the tulip cut-outs and let dry. Apply red and orange to flowers (as shown) green and blue-green to leaves (as shown). Be sure to apply each color separately and let dry between coats so colors won't run together.
4.  Optional: Apply another coat of varnish to protect painted cut-outs and let dry.
5.  Glue 1 painted tulip cut-out to each side of box.
7.  Tie ribbon into a bow, then glue to box handle. Cut ends diagonally.

 

Party favor miniature candy basket decorated with cut-out painted paper casting stamped with Rycraft cookie stamp #190 tulip

#190 – Tulip

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