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Sparkle time

Create this groovy sparkly box with some glitter, sequins and a little bit of help from Resene.

Sparkle time - instruction sheet

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Resene kids art with Mark Rayner - Project 53

Difficulty level: Moderate

You will need: An MDF box (ours came from Spotlight), Blue sequins, Gold glitter, Paintbrush, Resene Art Action glaze (gloss), Resene Quick Dry waterborne primer undercoat, Resene testpot of Resene West side

Top tip: You could also use this technique to decorate school folders and exercise books.

Here's another idea: Try using a basecoat of Resene Guardsman Red with Resene Art Action glaze mixed with gold glitter and gold beads.

Create a sparkly box
Sparkle time

Another idea - use gold gliitter and gold beads Another idea: Gold glitter and beads

Step 1
Step one
Prime the box with one coat of Resene Quick Dry and leave for one hour to dry.
Step 2
Step two
Paint the box with two coats of Resene West side, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.
Step 3
Step three
Mix the gold glitter into the Resene Art Action glaze and apply one coat to the front of the box, as shown.
Step 4
Step four
Place some blue sequins onto the wet Resene Art Action glaze, as shown. Allow to dry for two hours before turning the box the right way up. That’s sparkle-tastic!

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