Tack Box Treasure Boxes

 

Tack Box Treasure Boxes

Before I started this project with the kids, I pulled up some images of custom tack trunks and cut some out of catalogs and made a little poster of what a real tack trunk looked like and all the color combination and design options. It helps to inspire some and to explain to those kids who don’t really know what a tack trunk is.This is pretty self-explanatory. A good project that takes approximately 45 minutes and costs about 2.00 or 3.00 dollars per child depending on the size of the boxes you buy.

 

tack box materials

Materials:

  1. Craft paint
  2. Paint Brushes
  3. Small wooden boxes – available at AC Moore and Michaels.
  4. Ruler
  5. Pencil

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Directions for Small Tack Boxes

Paint entire box first. Add embellishments as wanted after each layer of paint dries.


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