Inbox Inspiration

Subscribe to the PLAID Crafts Newsletter,
and we’ll throw in $10 towards your next purchase.

Wooden Distressed Two Shelf Cubby

No need to go to the antique store for furniture with you can make your own with the chalk paint and a little sandpaper.

At a Glance:

#5677 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
  • Clock active
  • Clock active
  • Clock active
  • Clock active

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Stencils Logo
  • Home Decor Chalk Logo
supplies

FolkArt ® Painting Stencils - Paisley

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $5.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - Sheepskin, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - Vintage Mustard, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - Black, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Wax - Clear, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart
instructions

Other Supplies

Wooden two-shelf cubby, Sandpaper, Candle wax, Stencil brush, ¾” flat brush, Soft cloth

Instructions

  1. Basecoat the shelf using the ¾” flat brush with the Rich Black.  Allow to dry.
  2. Apply the candle wax to the places that you wish to look distressed.
  3. Basecoat over the black and the wax with Vintage Mustard using the ¾” flat brush.  Allow to dry.
  4. Stencil the paisley in Sheepskin using the stencil brush. 
  5. Sand the shelf until you start to see the black underneath.  Sand the paisley stencil a little as well.
  6. Brush a thin coat of Clear Wax on shelf.  Wait 24 hour to dry and then buff with a soft cloth.

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.