DecoArt® Racoon Valentine Gift Box

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by DecoArt® Design Team

DecoArt® Racoon Valentine Gift Box

Send Valentine greetings to your sweetie with the high-flying critter featured on the DecoArt® Racoon Valentine Gift Box!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Allow paint to dry between colors, coats and steps. Project time does not include this drying time.
  • 2
    Use the sandpaper to smooth the wood bag. Remove any dust with a damp paper towel.
  • 3
    Download and print project template. Copy template onto tracing paper. Use Le Pen and transfer paper to transfer the traced image to the box.
  • 4
    Using the photo as a guide, paint sky Baby Blue; outside of box and raccoon’s scarf, Baby Pink; inside of box, and airplane’s wheel, stripe, and wing, Cadmium Yellow; airplane body and propeller, Razzleberry; raccoon’s eyes, muzzle, top of eye patches and smoke, Snow White; raccoon’s arm, eye patches, tail stripes, and inside of ears, Lamp (Ebony) Black. Combine an equal mix of Zinc and Snow (Titanium) White and paint the raccoon's body using this combined color.
  • 5
    Dip end of toothpick into Lamp (Ebony) Black and dot in eyes.
  • 6
    Dip handle end of small paintbrush in Lamp (Ebony) Black and dot in nose.
  • 7
    Use Le Pen marker to outline raccoon, airplane, smoke and heart.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Bag with Handle Large 104144619
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Snow (Titanium) White 104106580
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Cadmium Yellow 104106586 (2)
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Baby Blue 104106668
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Baby Pink 104106661
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Lamp (Ebony) Black 104106681
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Zinc 104770333
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Razzleberry 104549543
  • Loew-Cornell® Golden Taklon Spotter 0 104122764
  • Nicole™ Crafts Brush Flat 1 104119666
  • Nicole™ Crafts Brush Flat 2 104119667
  • Nicole™ Crafts Brush Flat 4 104119669
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Select Flat Wash 1/2 inch 104464131
  • Nicole™ Crafts Econo Tracing Pad 9 inch x 12 inch 30 pc. 104135777
  • Nicole™ Crafts Transfer Paper 9 inch x 13 inch Black 4 pc. 104111938
  • Toothpicks
  • Water Container
  • Paper Plate or Palette
  • Paper Towels
  • Uchida LePen 0.3 mm Black 104129478
  • 150-Grit Sandpaper
Download Project Template