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Medium Shabby Chic Box with Lid

Popular shabby chic box is easy to make but elegant to look at.

At a Glance:

#4454 Skill Level: Advanced Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Acrylic Paint Logo
  • FolkArt Painting Stencils Logo
supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Jamaican Sea, 2 oz. - 320

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Dark Brown, 2 oz. - 416

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Titanium White, 2 oz. - 480

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Metallics - Sahara Gold, 2 oz. - 577

Number Needed: 1 $2.69
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instructions

Other Supplies

  • Medium (4-1/4" x 4-1/4" x 4-7/8") wood box
  • FolkArt ® Painting Stencils - Large - Summer Floral #30589
  • Flat brush ¼”-1/2”
  • Stencil brush ½”
  • Four wood turnings for feet
  • Porcelain finial knob
  • Glue
  • Sandpaper
  • Wax stick or white candle

Instructions

  1.  Base coat medium box Dark Brown. Rub wax stick or candle over surface. Paint box Jamaican Sea. Let dry and sand lightly to create weathered effect.
     
  2.  Paint lid and four turnings Sahara Gold.
     
  3. Stencil floral images around box in Titanium White. Sand images lightly when dry if a more weathered look is desired.
     
  4. Glue turnings to bottom of box and finial knob to lid to finish.

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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