Flower Storage Crate

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by Theresa McClaskey, A.C. Moore

Flower Storage Crate

Paint a crate that is both decorative and functional! With Plaid FolkArt paint, mediums and finishes that are easy to use, and with just using a circle shaped pouncer to create the flowers, your teen or tween can complete this painting project with no problem!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:3 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Remove product label from wood crate. Refer to project photo for design placement.
  • 2
    Paint the inside and top of crate slates with foam brush in Ivory. Let dry.
  • 3
    Paint the outside and bottom of crate slates with foam brush in Baby Pink. Let dry.
  • 4
    Paint the crate highlights with dry brush technique by dipping the bristle brush in Turner Pink. Remove excess paint by running the bristles in a forward and backward motion across a paper towl. Lightly storke paint bristles back and forth over the crate until desired higlights are achieved. Tip: practice stroke highlights on the bottom of the crate.
  • 5
    Fun flowers can be created in any size & color combination. Use 3 different size round sponge pouncers (small, medium, large) to make as many types of flowers as you want. Dip medium sponge pouncer in paint for the center of flower and press to crate. Use the large sponge pouncer to create 5 petals around the flower center. Reload the sponge as needed. Use the small pouncer to press circles around the edge of the flower center.
  • 6
    Create additional mini dots on petals and around the centers of mini flowers with the handle end of a paint brush. Dip end in paint and make several graduated dots along petal edges.
  • 7
    Remove product label from wood crate. Refer to project photo for design placement.
  • 8
    Paint the inside and top of crate slates with foam brush in Ivory. Let dry.
  • 9
    Paint the outside and bottom of crate slates with foam brush in Baby Pink. Let dry.
  • 10
    Paint the crate highlights with dry brush technique by dipping the bristle brush in Turner Pink. Remove excess paint by running the bristles in a forward and backward motion across a paper towl. Lightly storke paint bristles back and forth over the crate until desired higlights are achieved. Tip: practice stroke highlights on the bottom of the crate.
  • 11
    Fun flowers can be created in any size & color combination. Use 3 different size round sponge pouncers (small, medium, large) to make as many types of flowers as you want. Dip medium sponge pouncer in paint for the center of flower and press to crate. Use the large sponge pouncer to create 5 petals around the flower center. Reload the sponge as needed. Use the small pouncer to press circles around the edge of the flower center.
  • 12
    Create additional mini dots on petals and around the centers of mini flowers with the handle end of a paint brush. Dip end in paint and make several graduated dots along petal edges.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:3 hours

Project Supplies

  • Woodline Works Wood Crate Large 104148678
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Ivory White 104107520
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Baby Pink 104107591
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Turner Pink 100368345
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Purple Lilac 104107532
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Medium Orange 104107607
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. School Bus Yellow 104107624
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Fresh Foliage 104107668
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Turquoise 100365486
  • Loew-Cornell® Spongit™ Value Set 14 pcs. 104548582
  • Nicole™ Crafts Sponge Stencil Brush 1-3/4 inch Large 104110707
  • Nicole™ Crafts Bristle Brush 2 inch White 104125676
  • Paper towel
  • Water container
  • Palette or plastic plate