Woodland Fox Cookie Container with Moss Accents

Woodland Fox Cookie Container with Moss Accents

Posted by DecoArt on Nov 16th 2015

Follow these simple instructions using Americana Multi-Surface Acrylics to create your own Woodland fox friend.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • stylus or pencil
    • transfer paper
    • ruler
    • #3 round brush
    • 1" flat brush
    • 1/4" flat brush
    • hot glue gun and glue sticks
    • bottle or round container
    • craft knife or scissors
    • decorative moss
    • 1 piece of scrapbook paper
    • pinecones
    • watercolor paper
    • drill gun
    • wood twig



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Transfer provided template onto a piece of watercolor paper using transfer paper. Transfer one fox and 2-3 mushrooms.
    2. Using a #3 round brush and 1/4" flat brush, paint the body of the fox in Burnt Orange, as shown.
    3. Instruction #2
    4. Using #3 round brush, paint the scarf in Americana Multi-Surface Acrylics in Cactus, Red Barn, and Soft Jade. Paint the tops of the mushrooms in Red Barn.
    5. Instruction #3
    6. Paint the legs and nose of the fox in Cocoa Bean. Use the end of the brush to dot the eyes in Black Tie.
    7. Instruction #4
    8. Using a craft knife of scissors, cut out the fox and mushrooms.
    9. Instruction #5
    10. Cut a piece of wood grain scrapbook paper to fit the container. Use a 1" flat brush or a foam brush to spread Americana Matte Decou-Page onto the container. Position paper and remove any wrinkles or bubbles with your finger.
    11. Instruction #6
    12. Apply another layer of Decou-Page onto the surface of the scrapbook paper. While it is still wet, position fox and apply another coat of Decou-Page onto the fox. Repeat with mushrooms. Be sure to place them around the base of the can, leaving a 1/4" gap at the bottom for the moss to be placed.
    13. Instruction #7
    14. Use a hot glue gun to attach the moss around the bottom of the can and on the surface of the lid. Be sure to leave a small circle in the middle of the lid for the wood twig knob.
    15. Instruction #8
    16. Using a hot glue gun to adhere the wood twig onto the surface.
    17. Instruction #9
    18. Drill in a screw through the bottom of the lid to help the twig stay in place more securely.
    19. Instruction #10
    20. Use hot glue to attach berries and pinecones around the base of the twig. Tie raffia around the twig and add glue to hold it in place.
    21. Instruction #11


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