Crackle paint tutorial – Decoupage box with napkin without wrinkles


Use the abrasive paper to emery the surface. Paint the top of box with white acrylic paint. Carefully tear the motif out of napkin. As a rule a napkin has 3 layers. Use the top one. Put the napkin on a regulare film (punched pocket). Pour water on the napkin. Carefully smooth the napkin out by fan brush. Lift the film together with the napkin to let water flow down. Put the film together with the napkin on the top of box. Carefully remove the film. Carefully smooth the napkin out by fan brush. Water down glue for decoupage 1:1. Apply glue immediately (Water down glue 1:1) and spread it from the center to napkin borders. After drying apply the acrylic varnish. Paint the top of the box (near the motif) with acrylic paints. After drying apply the acrylic varnish. After drying apply the first step of two component crackle varnish CAD149. Leave it to dry for 60-120 minutes without a hairdryer. Paint the bottom side of the box with gold metallic acrylic paint. After drying apply the first step of two component coloured crackle varnish C1002. Leave it to dry for 30-60 minutes without a hairdryer. About in two hours the first step of two component crackle varnish CAD149 becomes transparent. After the first step has become transparent apply the second step of two component crackle varnish CAD149. Leave it to dry for 4-5 hours without a hairdryer. After the first step has become transparent apply the second step of two component coloured crackle varnish C1002. Leave it to dry for 4-5 hours without a hairdryer. Apply a patina to appeared cracks of the top of the box. Remove excess patina by clean and dry fabric. Apply Solvent based finishing varnish in 2-4 hours. Apply Solvent based finishing varnish in 2-4 hours. After drying apply Gold Wax paste onto the edges of the box.

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