Upcycled Rooster Jewelry Box

Upcycled Rooster Jewelry Box

Posted by DecoArt on Apr 22nd 2014

Mix modern with primitive to create a unique jewelry box.


    • paper towels
    • sandpaper
    • scissors
    • ruler
    • pencil
    • 1" flat brush
    • screwdriver
    • Contac® paper
    • X-Acto® knife
    • 1" painter's tape
    • 1-1/4" sponge pouncer
    • wooden silverware box
    • rooster paper



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Use a damp paper towel to clean box.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Use a screwdriver to remove hardware. Set aside.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Use a 1" flat brush to basecoat the entire box with Cameo. Rinse brush.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Put 1" painter's tape around the lid of the box, creating a border.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Use 1" flat brush to apply Lace inside the taped area. Rinse brush. Let dry completely.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Place Contac® paper on top of lid.
    12. Instruction #6
    13. Tape down Contac® paper. Use a ruler and pencil to trace diamond pattern on entire lid.
    14. Instruction #7
    15. Use an X-Acto® knife to cut out every other diamond. (This creates a pattern for the Treasure-colored of diamond shapes.)
    16. Instruction #8
    17. Use 1-1/4" pouncer with Treasure to fill in remaining diamond shapes. Rinse pouncer.
    18. Instruction #9
    19. Remove Contac® paper and painter's tape. Lightly sand to distress.
    20. Instruction #10
    21. Use scissors to cut out roosters from scrapbook paper, and position them where you want before attaching.
    22. Instruction #11
    23. Use 1" flat brush to attach the roosters to box lid with Matte Decou-Page. (Follow the label instructions.) Rinse brush. Let dry completely.
    24. Instruction #12
    25. Once dry, use 1" flat brush to apply Soft-Touch Varnish to seal the entire box. Rinse brush.
    26. Reattach box hardware.