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Wood Crate Storage with Yarn Accents

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

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Home Decor Chalk Logo
supplies

Plaid Supplies

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

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

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

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

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

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

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

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

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

Number Needed: 1 $9.99
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 $5.99
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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

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

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Related Resources

FolkArt Layering Stencils FAQ

FolkArt Layering Stencils FAQ

Learn how to use the FolkArt layering stencils.

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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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Related FAQs

Yes, FolkArt Home Decor Chalk mixes easily to create any color you desire. Begin by mixing a small amount of the darker color into the lighter color first. Continue adding the darker color a little at a time until the desired color or value is achieved.

No, FolkArt Home Decor Texture Chalk is for indoor use only.

Yes, it is highly recommended that you seal your project to ensure maximum protection.
Use Wax to achieve a soft, smooth finish with your choice of Clear, Antique or White. Wax should be applied every 6-12 months or as needed for high traffic surfaces. It is for indoor use only. An alternative to Wax is Matte Varnish. Use this on heavily used furniture. It can be used for indoor or outdoor projects.
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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.

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