Green Button Box


Products Used

  • MB-1410 Button Up Box
  • CC-101 Transparent Crackle
  • CC-107 Green Tea
  • SG-403 Red
  • SG-405 Green
  • SG-408 Orange
  • SG-410 Bright Blue
  • SS-138 Flat Black

Decorating Accessories

  • BT-910 Synthetic Sponge
  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan

Additional Materials

  • Pencil
  • Jute String
  • Circle shapes - 1" and 2" diameter
  • Paper Towels

Designer: Marcia Roullard


  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Using a 2" diameter circle, trace eight, 2" circles on the lid, evenly spaced as shown.
  3. Using a 1" diameter circle, trace eight, 1" circles inside the previously traced 2" circles.
  4. Using SG-405 Green, outline the traced circles. Also using SC-405 Green to the large circle indent on the top of the MB-1410 Button Box lid.
  5. Using SG-408 Orange, make lines connecting the 2" circle to the inner 1" circle.
  6. Use SG-410 Bright Blue to draw flowers inside of the 1" circles.
  7. Dot the center of the flowers with SG-408 Orange.
  8. Use SG-403 Red to draw lines between the 2" circles. Let dry completely.
  9. Using CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of CC-107 Green Tea to the center of the button box lid, and 3 coats to the bottom and interior of the MB-1410 Button Box.
  10. Using CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of CC-101 Transparent Crackle to the rim of the lid
  11. Clean glaze out the button holes on the lid.
  12. Stilt the lid and bottom and fire to cone 06/05.
  13. Slightly thin SS-138 Flat Black with water (1:1). Using CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, brush the thinned SS-138 Flat Black over the fired CC-101 Transparent Crackle and wipe away the excess with a paper towel, leaving color in the cracks.
  14. Thread Jute through and attached to the button holes.

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