DecoArt Sports Shoe Crate

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by DecoArt® Design Team

DecoArt Sports Shoe Crate

Give your all-star a way to hold his or her sports equipment with this crate. This project can easily be tweaked to match their school colors.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:3 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Remove product label from crate before beginning project and refer to project photo for design placement.
  • 2
    Print off pattern.
  • 3
    Use 2 inch foam brush with Ocean Blue to basecoat entire crate. Rinse brush. Sand in between coats (optional). Let completely dry.
  • 4
    Use pencil and ruler to line up where you want pattern to go; mark on crate.
  • 5
    Use pencil to trace and transfer on designs.
  • 6
    Use #12 flat brush to fill in soccer cleat with Black Slate. (This may need two coats.) Rinse brush.
  • 7
    Use #6 flat brush to basecoat all words and star with Snow White. Let dry completely.
  • 8
    Use #6 flat brush to paint in words ALL STAR with True Red. Rinse brush.
  • 9
    Use same brush with Cadmium Yellow to fill in star. Rinse brush.
  • 10
    Use same brush with True Red, Snow White, Bright Orange, Sour Apple, and Cadmium Yellow to fill in name. (If name is longer than number of colors, just repeat color scheme from beginning.) Rinse brush. Let completely dry.
  • 11
    Use marker to outline name and ALL STAR, including star in between.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:3 hours

Project Supplies

  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Snow (Titanium) White 104106580
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Cadmium Yellow 104106586
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. True Red 104106594
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Bright Orange 104106645
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Ocean Blue 104521665
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Sour Apple 104521655
  • DecoArt Americana Chalkboard Paint Black 2 oz. 104549492
  • Woodline Works Wood Crate Large 104148678
  • Loew-Cornell Foam Brush 2 inch 20 pc. 104447075
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Shader Size 12 104118907
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Shader Size 6 104618376
  • Loew-Cornell White Transfer Paper 9 inch x 13 inch 4 pc. 104548578
  • Sharpie Marker Fine Point Black 104128524
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
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