Reversible Wooden Tote

Reversible Wooden Tote

Posted by DecoArt on Mar 31st 2020

Store everything from plants to mail in this wooden tote, colorfully decorated with Americana Enchanted Shimmer.


    • sandpaper
    • paintbrush
    • masking tape
    • clean cloth
    • palette knife
    • wooden tote
    • pencil



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Lightly sand the entire surface of the wooden tote. Wipe away any sanding dust with a clean cloth.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. On one side the tote, place masking tape in a design of diagonal stripes. (See photo.)
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Apply Bright Gold (Metallic) or any color of Americana Decor Texture vertically along the open areas. (See photo.)
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Apply the texture slightly over the tape so that when the tape is removed, there will be a clean line. Remove the tape while the paint is still wet. Let dry completely.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Paint the entire surface of the wooden tote with Ultra Black Basecoat. Allow to dry. Paint the textured stripes with Gold and the smooth stripes with Violet.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. On the reverse side of the tote, draw a simple design using rounded shapes with a pencil. Paint the shapes with Gold, Blue, Violet, Green, and White. Paint the inside and sides of the tote with Gold.
    12. Instruction #6