Hauntingly Fun Box & Plaque

Hauntingly Fun Box & Plaque

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Plaid
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Additional Information



  • Plaid FolkArt: Acrylic Color: Violet Pansy, Pure Orange, School Bus Yellow, Licorice
  • Floating Medium
  • Artists' Varnish Satin
  • Extreme Glitter, black
  • 7" round wooden plaque
  • 5" wooden Box
  • Paintbrushes: #12 flat, 3/4" flat, medium round
  • Sandpaper
  • Transfer paper
  • Pencil
  • Masking tape
  • Hot glue gun & glue sticks
  • Assorted ribbons
  • Toothpick


PLAQUE : Refer to photo/PDF.

  1. Lightly sand surface. Wipe with clean, damp cloth. Transfer pattern to front of plaque.
  2. Paint plaque back & bottom edge Pure Orange with Violet Pansy polka dots. Paint inside rim Licorice.
  3. To paint plaque front: Double load #12 flat brush with Floating Medium & Pure Orange. With Pure Orange side of brush on the outside edge, paint shadows on the moon, eyes & mouth of tree. Use toothpick dipped in School Bus Yellow to dot stars in the sky.
  4. Brush 3 light coats of black Extreme Glitter over all Licorice area.
  5. Seal project with satin varnish. When dry, use hot glue to attach ribbons as a hanger.

BOX: Refer to Photo/PDF.

  1. Lightly sand box, inside and out. Wipe with a clean, damp cloth.
  2. Measure and tape off a 4" square in the center of each side of the box, leaving a border around the square.
  3. Paint 2 squares on opposite sides of the box School Bus Yellow. Paint remaining 2 squares Pure Orange. Remove tape.
  4. Paint borders & inside box Violet Pansy. Allow to dry. Use #12 flat brush to paint Licorice squares around the borders.
  5. Transfer spider pattern to Pure Orange squares & bat pattern to School Bus Yellow squares. Use medium round brush to paint designs with Licorice.
  6. Double load #12 flat brush with Floating Medium & Pure Orange. With Pure Orange side of brush on the outside, paint shaded areas on School Bus Yellow squares. Repeat with Licorice on Pure Orange squares.
  7. Apply 3 coats of black Extreme Glitter to Licorice areas. When completely dry, seal with satin varnish.