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Heart Box with Red Sprinkles Rim and Gold Key

Simple, yet elegant describes this heart box. Trimmed with red sprinkles and finished with a golden key, this heart box is perfect for storing treasured trinkets or to give to that special someone who holds the key to your heart.

For best results, please read all instructions before beginning project. Refer to photo for color and design placement.

  1. Wipe box and lid with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.
  2. Brush three coats Red Sprinkles on edge of box lid. Let dry.
  3. Brush two coats Pure Brilliance to center area of lid and underside. Continue with two coats to inside, sides and bottom of box. Let dry.
  4. Stilt both pieces and fire to Cone 06.
  5. Brush a coat of Premium Gold to front, sides and back of key. HINT: Work in a well-ventilated area with clean brush. Let dry.
  6. Use No. Liner 1 brush to paint a fine line of Gold inside the indented line separating the outer painted area on lid. Let dry.
  7. Wipe brush clean with Essence, then soap and water.
  8. Stilt lid and key on kiln shelf and fire to cone 018.
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Posted by Suzie Shinseki

Suzie works as a Senior Designer at iLoveToCreate®. She has been involved with art since childhood, and her passion has continued throughout her life. She honed her natural talents by attending the Academy of Arts in San Francisco on scholarship, art classes at San Jose City College. She works with various media and substrates. You can find her masterpieces on painted signs, murals, people and animal portraiture, mold design, sculptures, ceramic projects and fabric paint designs. Her commercial endeavors include children’s coloring books, illustrative designs for bags, brochures and cards. Her exceptional illustration skills have brought her many jobs as a fashion illustrator for designers in Hong Kong and Hawaii.

What you need:


Miscellaneous:

  • Potter's sponge
  • Container for water
  • Pencil