Decoupage - Keepsake Box

10:54 am Tanvi 22 Comments

Hello, this is Tanvi & Welcome back!
Today I have a pictorial of a keepsake box showcasing the Flora Season Decoupage papers.
For the box I wanted to retain the shabby colors & look of this decoupage paper but at the same time alter the look completely. Did I succeed? Please let me know! 
Briefly here are the steps to create this gorgeous box.
Begin by carefully cutting the floral images.
Remove all the hardware from the box.
I selected chalk paints from my stash that coordinated well with the papers & painted the sides of the box.
Next trim the damask paper to the size of the lid & decoupage it. Let dry.
To enhance the shabby look I wanted to create a doily effect over this pattern. So I will use doilies as stencil.
I painted over the lid with dark red chalk paint.
Once done carefully lift the doilies & viola you have a beautiful doily pattern, gorgeous, isn't it! (Tip:Make sure to lift off the doily before the paint dries)
After this I decoupaged the floral motifs over the doily.
For the base I created bands of the two contrasting colors by, masking over the painted base.
Finished the box with 3 layers of varnish & light sanding between each layer.
Here are some closeups of the box - 
A creative start to 2019 for me......this is already my 3rd post 😊 & hoping to continue inspiring you all with the amazing new launches by Papericious.
Thanks for stopping by today & Happy Decoupaging!
Supplies used
Flora Season Decoupage Paper

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  1. Lovely project. I just love it. The best part was doily pattern. Thank you for sharing so much of tips and tricks.

  2. Fabulous projects. Keep rocking

  3. beautiful project.. thanks for sharing the tutorial.

  4. This is one of my favorite decoupage paper from Papericious !!! And needless to say Ta nai, your all decoupage projects are gorgeous and so this one too... I always wanted to learn that striped look on sides, thank you for showing that too....

    1. Yay! Now you know how to do it, do share your project soon! Happy crafting

  5. Wonderful Paper by Papercious...
    Beautiful Work🌹

  6. Tanvi, what an amazing style..To have the Damask peeping from the doily stencilled.. Wow,it's amazing

  7. Amazing project and awesome idea of the doily effect

  8. Beautiful project and we'll explained also...

  9. wonderful project!!
    best part is use of doily !!
    strpes gives rich look to the project