Plaid FolkArt Mod Podge FatherÂ’s Day Message Cube

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by Kristen Jones, Plaid

Plaid FolkArt Mod Podge FatherÂ’s Day Message Cube

Show your Dad how special he is with this project.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for neither the paint nor the Mod Podge.
  • 2
    Use cube as pattern on back side of papers and use pencil to trace square onto cardstock. Make two Blue and Cream stripes, one Red and Cream stripe, one Great Lakes and one Stonehenge. Cut out squares 1/8 inch inside lines.
  • 3
    Paint cube Cardinal Red. Let dry.
  • 4
    Use Mod Podge to attach paper squares to cube. (Photo shows Red and Cream stripe on top, Navy and Cream stripe on opposite sides, Great Lakes and Stonehenge on remaining sides. Bottom is left uncovered.)
  • 5
    Trace and cut two collar patterns from Snowcap, one tie pattern from Primary Blue and one pocket pattern from both Snowcap and Great Lakes cardstock. Cut two 1 inch wide x 4-1/4 inch strips and two 1 inch squares from Mocha Divine cardstock. Cut two 1 ¼Â” squares from Gold cardstock.
  • 6
    Refer to photo for placement and use Mod Podge to attach two Snowcap collar pieces and Primary Blue tie to Red and Cream striped side of cube; let dry.
  • 7
    Refer to photo for placement and use Mod Podge to attach Snowcap pocket to center of Blue and Cream striped side of cube; attach Great Lakes pocket to opposite striped side. Let dry.
  • 8
    For Stonehenge and Great Lakes side of cube, refer to photo and make two cuts across each Mocha Divine strip of cardstock to form spaces for belt loops; attach with Mod Podge 1/4 inch from top edge of cardstock. Centered over Mocha Divine, attach Gold square. Center and attach Mocha Divine square over Gold to form belt buckle.
  • 9
    Apply a topcoat of Mod Podge over cube; let dry.
  • 10
    Glue button on each collar and on Snowcap pocket.
  • 11
    Use marker to personalize cube to add sentiments as desired and/or use Mod Podge to add photos to cube.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Plaid FolkArt Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Cardinal Red 104107510 (2)
  • Plaid Mod Podge Waterbase Sealer Glue and Finish 8 oz. Gloss 104107933
  • Bazzill Basics Cardstock 12 inch x 12 inch Great Lakes 104056482
  • Bazzill Basics Cardstock 12 inch x 12 inch Stonehenge 104056500
  • Blue and Cream 12 inch x 12 inch Striped Cardstock (or other coordinating Cardstock)
  • Red and Cream 12 inch x 12 inch Striped Cardstock (or other coordinating Cardstock)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Cardstock 12 inch x 12 inch Snowcap 104059198
  • Nicole™ Crafts Cardstock 12 inch x 12 inch Mocha Divine 104059179
  • Nicole™ Crafts Cardstock 12 inch x 12 inch Gold 104059168
  • Nicole™ Crafts Cardstock 12 inch x 12 inch Primary Blue 104059232
  • Nicole™ Crafts 3-1/2 inch x 3-1/2 inch Wood Photo Cube 104148878
  • Sharpie Permanent Paint Marker Fine Point Black 104128524
  • Photos (optional - see step 11)
  • La Petite 4 Hole Buttons Black 3/4 inch 104235701
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Select Synthetic Flat Wash 1 104464135
  • Palette or Foam Plate
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Pencil