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Crate Chest for DIY Coastal Decor

By: Jackie Wynia

Decorate a collection of crates to have a coastal ocean vibe with this summertime DIY. Make this unique seaside craft a statement piece in your home with help from FolkArt.

At a Glance:

Project #14888 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

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supplies

FolkArt ® Coastal™ Texture Paint - Sea Mist, 8 oz. - 6510

Number Needed: 1 $9.99 $5.70
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FolkArt ® Coastal™ Texture Paint - Poseidon, 8 oz. - 6517

Number Needed: 1 $9.99 $5.70
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Folkart ® Brushes - Stencil, Premium, 1" - 5077

Number Needed: 1 $11.99
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FolkArt ® Tools - Sanding Block - 36293E

Number Needed: 1 $3.59
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instructions

Other Supplies

FolkArt Coastal Texture Paint - Poolside, 8 oz. #6511, FolkArt Coastal Texture Paint - Ocean, 8 oz. #6512, FolkArt Coastal Texture Paint #6500 - Sand Dollar, FolkArt Coastal Texture Paint #6514 - High Tide, 2” Utility brush, Four 2” x 2” wood blocks, Crate with drawers 12” x 18” x 9.5”, Gorilla Glue, Paper towel, Water basin, Palette or Styrofoam plate

Instructions

  1. Adhere the four wood blocks to the bottom of the crate in each corner to create legs. Let dry.
  2. Using the utility brush, basecoat entire crate inside and out with High Tide. Let dry.
  3. For top of crate and each drawer front, apply a heavily textured second coat of the designated colors below, following the packaging instructions. Then apply the designated top coat, again following packaging instructions.
    1. For the top of crate, apply High Tide, and topcoat with Sea Mist (highlight with Sand Dollar).
    2. For the first drawer, apply High Tide, and topcoat with Poolside (highlight with Sand Dollar).
    3. For the middle drawer, apply Ocean, and topcoat with Poseidon.
    4. For the bottom drawer, apply High Tide, and topcoat with Ocean.

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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