Mexican Talavera Trinket Boxes

Mexican Talavera Trinket Boxes

Posted by DecoArt on Jul 31st 2019

Store keepsakes and trinkets in these festive Talavera-styled boxes, made with Glamour Dust™ Glitter Paint.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • sandpaper
    • wooden box
    • dry cloth
    • paintbrushes


    1. Prepare the box by lightly sanding the surface and wiping away any sanding dust.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Paint the boxes in Snow White; allow to dry; and re-apply. Using the provided pattern as a guide, paint the flowers, leaves, and embellishments: Paint the flowers in Cadmium Red and Saffron Yellow and the leaves in Festive Green. Paint the embellishments in Ultramarine Blue and Peacock Teal. Let dry.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Once the paint is dry, add the glitter of similar colors, such as Emerald over Festive Green; Tiger Orange over Saffron Yellow; Sapphire Blue over Ultramarine Blue; Sizzling Red over Cadmium Red; and Aqua over Peacock Teal.
    6. Instruction #3


    Box Pattern