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Treasure Chest

Keep your valuables safe with this DIY Treasure Chest. Make it your very own by covering with your favorite colors.

At a Glance:

#2579 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Chalkboard Logo
supplies

FolkArt ® One Stroke™ Brushes - Fan - 1196

Number Needed: 1 $4.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Number Needed: 1 $-1.00
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Engine Red, 2 oz. - 436

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Clover, 2 oz. - 923

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - School Bus Yellow, 2 oz. - 736

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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instructions

Other Supplies

Unfinished wood toy chest sanded smooth, Candle, Foam paintbrush, Stencil tape

Instructions

  1. Paint entire box 2 coats of Engine Red, drying between coats.
  2. Tape inside edges to be chalkboard.
  3. Rub the candle over all areas outside of tape.
  4. Paint School Bus Yellow over all areas outside of tape.
  5. Lightly sand random areas to give it an aged look.
  6. Apply 2-3 smooth even coats of Clover to recessed areas. Allow to dry completely. 
  7. Apply 1-2 coats of Mod Podge Clear Chalkboard topcoat over recessed areas, allowing to dry between coats.
  8. Cure for 24 hours. Lightly rub chalk over surface to condition.

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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