Halloween Secret Box

Halloween Secret Box

Crafting Time:
  • 3-5 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: DecoArt

Additional Information



  • DecoArt®:
    Ink Effects Fabric Transfer Paint -- orange, black, basecoat
    SoSoft® Fine Glitter Paint -- Tiger Orange
    Americana® Acrylics -- Lamp (Ebony) Black
    Americana® DecouPage Glue -- Matte
    Primers/Sealers -- Multi-Purpose Sealer
  • Unfinished wood box
  • Fine grit sandpaper
  • Water container/water
  • Paper towels
  • Palette or plastic plate
  • Scrapbook papers
  • Paintbrush
  • Acrylic stones
  • 3D stickers of choice
  • Small Halloween charms
  • Scissors
  • White glue
  • Repositionable spray glue
  • Muslin fabric


Note: Allow drying time between sealing and painting.

1. Seal box with Multi-Purpose Spray Sealer; lightly sand wood box.
2. Basecoat box Lamp Black.
3. Lightly spray Ink Effects Basecoat onto muslin; let dry
4. Using brush, work Orange Ink Effect into muslin with a little water. When finished, add some Tiger Orange SoSoft Glitter to accent.
5. Using design of choice, paint design with Black Ink Effects onto piece of plain white paper. Let dry and transfer to pre-painted orange fabric according to package directions on Ink Effects. (Note: Any type used in design needs to be printed in reverse to read correctly.)
6. Cover wood box inside and out with scrapbook papers. Let dry and seal with DecouPage.
7. Spray glue finished fabric piece to front of box and trim.
8. Glue on acrylic stones with white glue.
9. Attach dimensional stickers.
10. Hang small decorative Halloween pieces.