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Christmas Box

By: Sherrie Ragsdale

Create a fun holiday centerpiece with two desk drawers for a unique and festive craft idea! Try this DIY to decorate your dining table with Christmas spirit and add charm to your space.

At a Glance:

Project #15648 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Home Decor Chalk Logo

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk 12 Color Set - PROMO845

Number Needed: 1 $59.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Folkart ® Brush Sets - Artist Variety Set, 10 pc. - 50536

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Tools - Layering Block - 36046

Number Needed: 1 $4.49
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Plaid ® Stencils - Value Packs - Letter Stencils - 2" Wedding Day Alphabet - 30618

Number Needed: 1 $5.29 $3.10
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Stencil Decor ® Brushes - Stencil Brush, 5/8" - 34058

Number Needed: 1 $3.79
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Other Supplies

  • Two vintage drawers that are the same size
  • Drill
  • Screwdriver
  • Screws
  • Wood glue


See How to Make This Project!

  1. Remove hardware from drawers.  Glue the two end of the drawers together with wood glue to make one big box.
  2. Drill a pilot hole and then screw drawers together.
  3. Basecoat with White Adirondack.
  4. Stencil "Merrry Christmas" in Imperial in the center of box as shown in photo.
  5. Pour some Rich Black to a plate.  Dip the flat side of layering block into paint and then remove any excess onto a paper towel.  Lightly glide the block along the box and the edges of the box to achieve distressed look.  Don't be too heavy-handed.  It only takes a little to get the effect.
  6. Once dry add the hardware back.


Related Resources

FolkArt Home Decor Chalk FAQ

FolkArt Home Decor Chalk FAQ

Learn how to use the complete line from FolkArt Home Decor: Chalk, Tools, and Stencils.

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FolkArt Layering Stencils FAQ

FolkArt Layering Stencils FAQ

Learn how to use the FolkArt layering stencils.

View PDF

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