Plaid Button Up Box


Products Used

  • MB-1410 Button Up Box
  • SC-35 Gray Hare, SC-76 Cara-bein Blue, NT-CLR Clear One Dipping Glaze or S-2101 Crystal Clear Brushing

Decorating Accessories

  • BT-910 Synthetic Sponge, CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, CB-106 #6 Script Liner, CB-602 #2 Soft Fan

Miscellaneous Supplies

  • 3/4" tape, wire, 1" circle punch


Designer: Marcia Roullard


  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Start in the center of the lid, between the holes, apply the the 3/4" tape to tape the entire lid. Place the tape neatly against each other.
  3. Remove every other piece of tape, leaving the center tape. Taping in this manner gives you even lines without measuring.
  4. Use the CB-602 #2 Soft Fan to apply 1 even coat of SC-76 Cara-bein Blue to the spaces between the tape.
  5. Remove the tape.
  6. Start in the center of the lid, between the holes, in the opposite direction of the stripes, apply the 3/4" inch tape to the entire lid. 
  7. Remove every other piece of tape.  
  8. Use the #2 Soft Fan to apply 1one even coat of SC-76 Cara-bein Blue to the bisque areas.
  9. Remove the tape.
  10. Use the CB-604 #4 Soft Fan to apply 3 coats of SC-76 Cara bein Blue to the inside of the box base. Apply 3 coats of SC-35 Gray Hare to the outside.
  11. Punch out 11 - 1" circles You will be using the negative space of the punch.  Wet with water, place over the Gray Hare in a row. Use the CB-106 #6 Script Liner to brush over the punched circle with two coats of SC-76 Cara-bein Blue.
  12. Remove the paper template.
  13. Brush the area around the button holes with SC-74 Hot Tamale.
  14. Dip into NC-CLR or use the #4 Soft Fan to apply 2 coats of S-2101 Clear Brushing Glaze to lid and base.
  15. Fire to Cone 05/06.
  16. Use colored craft wire to thread into the button holes, it will create a handle.