You will need
  • - tight cardboard box;
  • of the figure;
  • - acrylic paint;
  • Polish-crackle;
  • - protective lacquer;
  • - the decorative details.
Boxes and boxes of different colors and sizes will always find its place in any home. They are needed and grandmother, a seamstress, and dad under his bolt-nut, and my mom for her jewelry. The girl would be happy to put in a bright box of their "treasures". Friend put on the coffee table stylish small box for pipe.
Making your gift choose, focusing on the tastes of the person the gift is intended. Pictures can be found on the Internet and print them on your printer, you can choose the pattern with the napkins, you can buy a beautiful card. Suitable colorful cover from used notebooks, bright packaging.
For the basics take a box mobile, player or other suitable sized sturdy container. Look at the selected picture, for its main color. Take acrylic paint two shades that echo the tones of the picture. One color will be the main and the second to look through the cracks in the crackle Polish.
Attach the picture to the lid and circle it with a marker, will put the picture aside. Box you will do in the technique of "craquelure", it is to simulate the old, cracked surface. Apply a layer of paint, which will be visible under main. The place where the image will be, leave free. Wait until the paint dries.
Take krakelyurnogo varnish and very carefully read the instructions. Means apply brush strokes that do not overlap each other. The thicker the layer of lacquer, the bigger the crack, the slim gives the fine mesh of cracks. Wait for another day. Take the base paint color, apply it over nail Polish with light strokes. Cracks will not be slow to manifest.
Top coat your artwork with a coat of protective varnish. This is to ensure that the scales crackle not showered. Now take the picture and glue it to the allocated place with white glue. Figure it is better to arrange in a frame. Material select the style of caskets and pictures. Suitable wood, decorative cord, hemp rope, satin ribbon, beads and other unique favors.
Glue the frame and other decorative details. The box can be decorated with buttons, satin flowers, small soft toys, ribbons, brooches. Show your imagination and make a unique gift for the birthday child.