DecoArt® Back to School Crate

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DecoArt® Back to School Crate

You'll have all your supplies at your fingertips with this crafty container! A teacher would love to make (or receive) crate for the classroom! A.C. Moore has a wide range of Americana Acrylic paints, mediums and finishes so you can create a great project every time.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:3 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Remove product label from crate before beginning project. Refer to project photo for design placement. Let dry completely between steps.
  • 2
    Take drawers out and paint whole crate Primary Red using foam brush. Leave inside and front of drawers unpainted.
  • 3
    Rinse foam brush and use to paint inside and fronts of drawers Lamp Black.
  • 4
    Use pencil to trace and transfer designs on drawers.
  • 5
    For the Pencils drawer, use #6 flat brush to paint pencils Cadmium Yellow. Use same brush to paint erasers Melon. Use #2 round brush to paint pencil wood and outline lead with Sand. Use same brush to paint metal part Slate Grey.
  • 6
    For the Scissors drawer, use #6 flat brush to paint handles True Blue. Use same brush to paint blades Slate Grey.
  • 7
    For the Glue drawer, use #6 flat brush to paint bottle Warm White; lids, triangles, and rectangles, Bright Orange; and big rectangle, True Blue. Use #2 round brush to paint word “Glue” in True Blue rectangle.
  • 8
    Use #2 round brush to outline the lines in the pencils, the middle scissors, and the lines in the glue lids in Lamp Black.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:3 hours

Project Supplies

  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Sand 104106665
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Cadmium Yellow 104106586
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. True Blue 104106664
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Lamp (Ebony) Black 104106681
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Slate Grey 104106682
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Primary Red 104106630
  • DecoArt® Americana® Gloss Enamels® Glass Paint 2 oz. Bright Orange 104549510
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Warm White 104106653
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Melon 104549547
  • Woodline Works 3 Drawer Wood Crate 104148686
  • Loew-Cornell® Angular Brush #6 Flat 104548678
  • Loew-Cornell® Taklon Brush #2 Round 104548598
  • Loew-Cornell® White Transfer Paper 9 inch x 13 inch 4 pcs. 104548578
  • Paper towel
  • Water container
  • Palette or plastic plate
  • Pencil
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