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Wood Crate Storage with Yarn Accents

By: Kirsten Jones

Create unique storage crates with bold FolkArt colors, then wrap with different sizes of yarn for added texture to your piece. Declutter and keep your stuff organized with these personalized crates.

At a Glance:

Project #15754 Skill Level: Advanced Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Home Decor Chalk Logo
supplies

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz. - 901

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Navy Blue, 2 oz. - 403

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Fire Coral, 2 oz. - 6452

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Hunter Green, 2 oz. - 406

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt Home Decor Chalk - English Lavender, 8 oz. - 36022

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

Folkart ® Brush Sets - Angle Brush Set, 5 pc. - 44277

Number Needed: 1 $5.99
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Folkart ® Brush Sets - Stencil Brush Set, Short Handle - 34107

Number Needed: 1 $4.09
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Other Supplies

Large lavender crate

  • Matching Color Yarn- Thick
  • Hot Glue
  • Scissors
  • Artminds Large Wood Crates
Medium "Love" crate
  • Yarn in assorted colors
  • Stencil tape
  • Hot Glue
  • Scissors
  • Artminds Medium Wood Crates
 

instructions

Step-by-Step Instructions

Large lavender crate

  1. Basecoat outside of crate with Chalk Paint and let dry.
  2. Stencil floral design onto edge of crate as shown in photo.
  3. Cut yarn into long strip.  Glue the end of yarn to the bottom of the crate and begin threading through the wood slats as shown in photo. 
  4. Thread until you have the desired pattern.
Medium "Love" crate
  1. Tape off crate as shown, paint the end with Navy and the flat side with Navy.  Let dry.
  2. Using Wicker White and Stencil add word to end of crate as shown.  Let dry.
  3. Glue the end of the first yarn color to the bottom of the crate and begin threading through the wood slats as shown in photo. 
  4. Thread until you have a thick section of the first color and repeat with the other colors as shown.
  5. Make 3 Pom poms with yarn and attach as shown.

resources

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.

View PDF
FolkArt Layering Stencils FAQ

FolkArt Layering Stencils FAQ

Learn how to use the FolkArt layering stencils.

View PDF

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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