Vintage Glittery Elephant Box

Vintage Glittery Elephant Box

Posted by DecoArt on Jul 5th 2020

A wooden box with an elephant becomes a treasured chest with DecoArt® Holographic Illusions™.


    • stylus or pencil
    • sandpaper
    • wooden box
    • small round brush
    • tracing & transfer paper
    • medium flat brush



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Use a medium flat brush to paint the box in Espresso. Let dry. Transfer the provided pattern to the top of the box and paint the elephant in Burlap.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Use a small round brush to add accents to the elephant in Aloe and Antique Gold.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Use a small round brush to add other details in Espresso.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Transfer the provided leaf pattern, repeating as needed to cover the box. Use a small round brush to paint the leaves in Aloe and Antique Gold.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Use a small round brush to add Magic Gold to the Antique Gold parts of the elephant and leaves. (See photo at next step.) Let dry. When dry, give the box a vintage look by distressing with sandpaper.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Close up of the glitter details.
    12. Instruction #6


    Elephant And Leaves