Jingle Owl the Way Cookie Container

Jingle Owl the Way Cookie Container

Posted by DecoArt on Nov 16th 2015

Use stencils and Americana Multi-Surface Acrylics to create a fast and easy gift for anyone.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • scissors
    • ruler
    • pencil
    • 1" flat brush
    • art or cosmetic sponge
    • #0 liner brush
    • permanent black marker pen (medium tip)
    • bottle or round container
    • vinyl
    • Silhouette electronic cutting machine
    • craft paper



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Thoroughly clean container with damp paper towels. Slowly tear off the silver piece on the top of the can. Set aside.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Cut a piece of craft paper the same size as the container's height, leaving the 12" side. This one is around 4-1/4" x 12".
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Wrap the paper around the can and use a pencil to mark where the two meet.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Use Silhouette machine and vinyl to cut out stencil owl pattern provided.
    8. Lay the paper flat again. Use the stencils to create the owls. Start with the body of the owls. Use a cosmetic sponge to apply paint. Stencil the bodies in Red Barn, Cactus, and Soft Jade.
    9. Instruction #5
    10. Begin adding the eyes and embellishments using Cotton Ball, Cocoa Bean, and Paprika.
    11. Instruction #6
    12. See image below for placement and embellishment reference.
    13. Instruction #7
    14. Using a black marker (or Black Tie and a liner brush), freehand a wire for Christmas lights on the top portion of the paper.
    15. Instruction #8
    16. Add dots of "lights" using Soft Jade, Cactus, and Red Barn using a liner brush along the wire.
    17. Instruction #9
    18. Once the paper is completely dried, adhere the paper to the can. Apply a coat of Americana Matte Decou-Page onto the can with a 1" flat brush. Position paper and remove any wrinkles or bubbles with your finger. Apply another layer of Decou-Page onto surface.
    19. Instruction #10


    Owl Cut File