Decou-Page Wine Crate Gift Box

Decou-Page Wine Crate Gift Box

Posted by DecoArt on Jun 7th 2016

Add sophisticated packing to a Father's Day gift with Americana® Decou-Page™.


    • paper towels
    • sandpaper
    • scissors
    • ruler
    • pencil
    • flat brush
    • painter's tape
    • foam brush
    • wooden wine case
    • round brush



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. If needed, sand the crate and wipe clean. Paint the inside of the crate in Timeless.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Tape off the raised areas on the crate; paint the rest of the outside in Timeless.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Use painter's tape to mask off just the raised areas on the crate. Use your finger to smooth the edges down so paint doesn't get underneath the tape.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Paint one coat of Rustic, followed by a very rough coat of Enchanted.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Apply Rouge sporadically over the Rustic/Enchanted areas.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Finish with a light coat of Rustic, dry-brushed on top.
    12. Instruction #6
    13. Remove the painter's tape and let dry.
    14. Instruction #7
    15. Apply painter's tape around the hardware. Paint the hardware with a combination of Rustic, Enchanted, and Rouge to achieve a faux rust look.
    16. Instruction #8
    17. Measure the Olde Worlde map paper for the outside areas painted with Timeless. Cut out and double check that the map paper fits the spaces properly.
    18. Instruction #9
    19. Brush Antique Paper Decou-Page onto one of the Timeless-painted areas. With fingers, gently press the cut-out Olde Worlde map paper from the center toward the ends working out any wrinkles. Apply a coat of Decou-Page on top of the paper.
    20. Instruction #10