Plaid FolkArt Home Décor Chalk Wood Distressed Cube

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by Sherrie Ragsdale, Plaid

Plaid FolkArt Home Décor Chalk Wood Distressed Cube

Store things in style - use Plaid FolkArt Home Décor Chalk Paint and Wax to create an affordable "di-stressed" look on unfinished wood surfaces like cubbies. When you're done, you'll be "de-stressed", having created a fabulous, inexpensive way to deal with your clutter in your home or office!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:few hours (+ dry time)

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Prepare Surface: Basecoat the cube using the 3/4 inch flat brush with the Rich Black. Allow to dry.
  • 2
    Add the Distressed Look: Apply the candle wax to the places that you wish to look distressed.
  • 3
    Add Color and Design: Basecoat over the Rich Black and candle wax with Vintage Mustard using the 3/4 inch flat brush. Allow to dry. Stencil the design in Sheepskin using the stencil brush.
  • 4
    Finishing: Sand the cube until you start to see the Rich Black underneath. Sand the stencil design a little as well. Brush a thin coat of Clear wax on cube. Wait 24 hours to let it dry completely and then buff with a soft cloth.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:few hours (+ dry time)

Project Supplies

  • •Plaid FolkArt Home Décor Chalk Paint in Sheepskin, Vintage Mustard & Rich Black & Plaid FolkArt Home Décor Wax Clear
  • •Woodline Works Wood Cube Two Tier, Candlewic Premium Wax 1 lb., Stencil of Your Choice
  • •Nicole™ Crafts 3/4 inch Stencil Brush & Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Wash Size 3/4, Sandpaper & Soft Cloth