Pretty DIY Magazine Storage Crate

Pretty DIY Magazine Storage Crate

Posted by DecoArt on Jul 20th 2016

Compliment room décor with this stenciled wooden crate to create essential home storage using Chalky Finish™ paints.


    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • sandpaper
    • wooden crate
    • foam brush
    • drop cloth
    • 1" stencil brush



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Lightly sand any rough edges of the unfinished crate. Wipe off dust with paper towel.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Paint two coats of Everlasting to the inside and outside of the crate. Let dry between coats.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Place the fleur de lis from the Traditional Medallion Stencil in the desired position. Using a stencil brush, apply Relic. (Use tape, if needed, to hold the stencil in place.) Repeat the stencil the desired number of times.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Lightly sand over the stenciled design to create a distressed look. Sand the outside edges and corners of the crate so some the natural wood shows through. Wipe off dust with a paper towel.
    8. Instruction #4