Colorful Outdoor Living Drink Cooler

Colorful Outdoor Living Drink Cooler

Posted by DecoArt on Aug 24th 2016

Turn a toy box into a stylish drink cooler with Americana Decor® Outdoor Living™ paints.


    • sandpaper
    • flat brush
    • painter's tape
    • Styrofoam
    • stencil brush
    • small round brush
    • foam paint roller
    • craft knife
    • vinyl
    • Silhouette electronic cutting machine
    • toy box



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Select a toy chest of your choice that works well as a cooler. If needed, sand surface and wipe away any dust or dirt.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Using a paint roller, roll on Adirondack onto the entire box, including the top of the lid. (Use a flat brush to paint hard-to-reach edges and corners.)
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Using a small round brush, paint the trim in Sand.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Dry-brush Sand onto the handles with a flat brush.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Using Silhouette machine, cut out the provided cutting file. Center the vinyl stencil on the lid and secure with painter's tape. Paint the stencil in Carbon.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Line the inside of the chest with 1/2" thick Styrofoam boards, cut to fit using a craft knife.
    12. Instruction #6
    13. Paint the bottom of the lid in Sand. Let dry. When dry, stencil the Posh Pineapple Stencil onto the lid, using Adirondack, Heritage, and Enchanted. Let dry completely.
    14. Instruction #7
    15. When dry, re-assemble the toy chest.


    "ice Cold Drinks" Cut File