Cookie Container with Mushroom Topper

Cookie Container with Mushroom Topper

Posted by DecoArt on Nov 10th 2015

Simply add scrapbook paper, a topper, and wooden cutouts onto a container to create a new look.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • scissors
    • pencil
    • 1" flat brush
    • cardboard
    • hot glue gun and glue sticks
    • assorted scrapbook paper
    • embellishments of choice
    • jute
    • container
    • wooden cutouts



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Trace the container's plastic lid onto a piece of cardboard. Cut out and glue to the lid.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Apply two coats of Cocoa Bean to the cardboard. Allow paint to dry completely between coats.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Use a glue gun to apply the jute around the plastic lid. Adhere the mushroom topper onto the lid.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Using a 1" flat brush, apply two coats of Cactus to the entire container. Allow to dry completely between coats.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Cut out strips of scrapbook paper. Apply Americana Matte Decou-Page onto the area where the scrapbook paper will be placed. Position the scrapbook paper and smooth out with finger. Apply another coat of Decou-Page onto the scrapbook paper.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Add jute to the sides of the scrapbook paper with a hot glue gun.
    12. Instruction #6
    13. Apply two coats of each Red Barn, Soft Jade, and Cocoa Bean to each of the wooden deer cutouts. Glue the wooden cutouts together with glue gun.
    14. Instruction #7
    15. Apply hot glue to the back of the wooden cutouts and attach jute. Tie around the can.
    16. Instruction #8