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Chalkboard Crayon Caddy

Chalkboard Crayon Caddy

Posted by DecoArt on Jul 31st 2016

Round up and label crayons with this clever work station/storage caddy.

SUPPLIES

    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • tracing paper
    • transfer paper
    • sandpaper
    • liner brush
    • 3/4" flat brush
    • #8 round brush
    • craft sticks
    • handsaw
    • white pencil
    • E6000 Glue
    • wooden balls
    • divided box

    INSTRUCTIONS

    NOTES:

    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Using a 3/4" flat brush, paint three sides (one long side and two ends) plus the inside of the divided box in Black Tie. Using a 3/4" flat brush, paint the other long side (front) in Black Chalkboard Paint, applying one coat horizontally and one coat vertically.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Trace the boy and girl pattern onto the edges of the front with a white pencil. (Refer to photo for placement.) Use a #8 round brush to paint the boy and the girl in Cotton Ball.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Use the handsaw to cut six craft sticks 3" long. Use sandpaper to smooth out one end and to make a point on the other end.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Use a #8 round brush to paint the "crayons", one in each of the following colors: Lipstick, Pumpkin Patch, School Bus, Leprechaun, True Blue, and Iris. Trace and transfer the crayon pattern and, using a liner brush, add details in Black Tie. Using a liner brush, add the color names in Cotton Ball. (Free-hand in "kid" style.)
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Use E6000 Glue to adhere the crayons in place. (Refer to photo for placement.)
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Optional: Use a 3/4" flat brush to paint four wooden balls in Cotton Ball. Use E6000 Glue to adhere in place. (Refer to photo for placement.)
    12. Instruction #6

    DOWNLOADS

    Boy, Girl, And Crayon Pattern