Modern "God Bless America" Box

Modern "God Bless America" Box

Posted by DecoArt on May 27th 2015

Celebrate patriotism this 4th of July with a stenciled box as a decor accent or storage for holiday decorations.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • scissors
    • 2" flat brush
    • 3/8" stencil brush
    • 1" painter's tape
    • papier mâché box



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    Wash the stencil brush between paint color applications. Make sure to dry well with a paper towel or soft cloth.

    1. Make sure the box surface is clean and dust-free.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Use a 2" flat brush and Yesteryear to paint the lid. Rinse brush. Use the same brush and Treasure to paint the bottom of the box.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Use scissors to cut out the star section of the Americana Decor American Tribute Stencil on the provided lines and flip backwards. (Refer to photo.)
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Load the 3/8" stencil brush with Treasure. Pounce in the star section. (See photo.)
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Use the same stencil brush and Rouge to stencil the stripes on the flag.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Use the same stencil brush and Everlasting to paint all the stars.
    12. Instruction #6
    13. Use the same brush and Carbon to fill in all the words and numbers. Rinse brush. Remove and wash the stencil.
    14. Instruction #7
    15. Once the box and lid are fully dry, use the 2" flat brush and Ultra-Matte Varnish to seal.