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Learn how to decorate a craft box with our enamelling tutorial

What you need...
  • Enamels, Efcolor: dark turquoise, light turquoise, dark pink, light pink, old rose
  • Copper blanks: square, 19mm; IV, round, 25mm, IV; 19mm, IV; 15mm, V
  • Papers, striped: turquoise, pink
  • Copper blanks: round, square
  • Card blank, cream
  • Tins
  • Wire, copper
  • Sieve top
  • Cutting mat
  • Scalpel
  • Resin, epoxy
  • Paintbrush
  • Ribbons
  • Buttons, mother of pearl
  • Adhesives
  1. Coat the base of a square tin with pink striped paper and add two layers of contrasting ribbons with double-sided tape. Use a mother of pearl button to hide the seam.

  2. Sprinkle old rose enamel over the lid of the tin, bake, then leave to cool. Use the copper blanks to create four square buttons in dark turquoise, four round 15mm ones in a pale turquoise with a dark pink design, punching them with holes and enamelling, then layer each round one on top of a square one. Prepare resin, then use to stick the buttons in place.

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