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Box Organizer for Graduate

Give a grad something to help her get organized once she moves into the dorms!

At a Glance:

Project #15048 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Stencils Logo
  • Home Decor Chalk Logo
supplies

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - Patina, 8 oz.

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$0.00 $7.99
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FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - Yellow Crochet, 8 oz.

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FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - Grotto, 8 oz.

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$0.00 $7.99
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FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - Metallic Gold, 8 oz.

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$0.00 $7.99
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FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - Black, 8 oz.

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FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - White Adirondack, 8 oz.

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$0.00 $7.99
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FolkArt ® Layering Stencils - Pineapple

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$0.00 $5.99
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FolkArt ® Painting Stencils - Small - Serif Alphabet

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$0.00 $4.29
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Stencil Decor ® Brushes - Stencil Brush, 3/4"

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$0.00 $4.09
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FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Brushes - Chalk & Wax Brush set

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$0.00 $15.99
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instructions

Other Supplies

  • Painters tape
  • 3.75" x 5.5" wood plaque
  • Handled wood box
  • Jute twine
  • Chop saw
  • Drill

Instructions

  1. Remove hardware, if needed. Basecoat the box with Patina.
  2. With a chop saw, cut the ends of the plaque at a 45-degree angle. Drill a hole in the top to create a tag. Paint the tag with Rich Black. Stencil the words “Dorm Sweet Dorm” in Adirondack. Attach the jute to the tag.
  3. Using the layer stencil, tape the stem of the pineapple off. Paint the pineapple in Grotto. Remove the tape and tape off the pineapple. Paint the stem in Metallic Gold.
  4. On each side of the center pineapple, repeat the same steps with Yellow Crochet for the pineapple and Grotto for the stem.
  5. Lay the pattern stencil over the pineapples and replace the pineapple stencil over the pattern. Tape of the stems of the pineapple. Stencil the pattern with Rich Black.
  6. Attach the tag to the box.
  7. Fill the box with the necessities the new graduate may need for college.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

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