Wood Grain Cookie Container with Fox Tag

Wood Grain Cookie Container with Fox Tag

Posted by DecoArt on Nov 16th 2015

Decou-Page a recycled container into a new gift filled with cookies created with Americana Multi-Surface Acrylics.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • scissors
    • pencil
    • tape
    • 1/4" flat brush
    • craft glue
    • bottle or round container
    • paper tag
    • leather cord
    • 1 piece of scrapbook paper
    • cotton tip swab
    • wood shape
    • cork



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. With a damp paper towel, thoroughly clean the inside of the container. Cut a piece of wood-patterned scrapbook paper to fit the container of choice.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Apply a thin, even layer of Americana Matte Decou-Page around the outside of the container.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Wrap the paper around the container. Gently smooth out any wrinkles or bubbles with your fingers. Apply a thin, even coat of Decou-Page over the scrapbook paper.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Paint the outside of the lid with two coats of Americana Multi-Surface Acrylics in Cactus. Allow the paint to dry completely betwen coats.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Paint a cork with Red Barn.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Use a cotton swab to do Soft Jade and Cocoa Bean around the outside of the lid, alternating between the colors. Make a circle of dots of Cocoa Bean near the center of the lid. See photo as placement reference.
    12. Instruction #6
    13. Using craft glue, adhere the cork to the center of the top of the lid.
    14. Instruction #7
    15. Line the top and bottom of the container with red glittered tape.
    16. Instruction #8
    17. Paint wooden snowflakes in Cotton Ball. Using craft glue, adhere snowflakes onto container.
    18. Instruction #9
    19. On a pre-made tag, paint the background in Soft Jade. Once dried, add dots of Red Barn along the edges using a cotton swab. Tie leather cording through the hole.
    20. Instruction #10
    21. Attach the tag to the cork on the lid of the container.