Gorgeous Holiday Gift Boxes

Gorgeous Holiday Gift Boxes craft

Make a one-of-a-kind holiday gift box and fill it with homemade treats, small gifts, or other surprises!

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    Choose a holiday theme, designs, and colors to coordinate with your gift or the person receiving it. Decorate your box any way you like. Here is how we made the Christmas and Chanukah boxes in the picture.

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    Cover your craft area with newspaper. Paint a plain wooden box with Crayola® Washable Kid’s Paint and Brushes. Air-dry for about 30 minutes.

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    For a sparkly effect, squeeze Crayola Glitter Glue on top of the dried painted areas and spread out with a brush. Air-dry the glue.

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    When using a wooden shape to decorate the box lid or sides, roll out Crayola Model Magic® compound until it is very smooth and quite thin. Lay the Model Magic® compound over the wooden piece. Use a modeling tool to trim the edges and flatten. Attach the s

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    If you use cookie cutter designs, roll out a slightly thicker Model Magic® slab. Carefully press the cookie cutter shape into it and remove. Lift the shape and glue it on the box.

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    Adorn the box with decorative Model Magic details. Here are a few ideas. Make twisted ropes by rolling two colors into long ropes. Press the two ropes together at one end. Gently twist the two colors together. Glue the twist on your box. Roll long ropes t

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    Model Magic dries to the touch overnight and dries completely in 2 to 3 days. Embellish your gift box with Crayola Glitter Glue. Air-dry the sparkles. Your gift box is ready to fill with goodies to delight someone!