Painted Three Drawer Storage Crate

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by Carolyn Bishop-Miley, A.C. Moore, Winston-Salem, NC

Painted Three Drawer Storage Crate

Use the Painted Three Drawer Storage Crate to organize your scrapbooking supplies, your yarn, anything that you need to have handy at any given moment! And since you can paint it whatever color you want, use whatever kind of cardstock you want, and embellish it with whatever stickers you want, you'll quickly see how stylish and useful this crate is!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Allow paint and Mod Podge to dry between applications. Project time does not include this drying time.
  • 2
    Paint wood crate Wicker White or whatever color desired. (If you want the paint to look "washed", thin it with some water before applying it to the crate.)
  • 3
    Paint wood balls or wood knobs ("feet"), wood finials and wood plaque the same color as you painted the crate.
  • 4
    Trace the front of the drawers onto the back of your choice of cardstock. Cut out the images. Use Mod Podge (following the instructions on the bottle) to apply the cardstock to the drawer fronts.
  • 5
    Drill holes in bottom of crate and screw in wood balls or wood knobs ("feet").
  • 6
    Glue or nail plaque to the top center of the crate. Glue the finial to the center of the plaque.
  • 7
    Apply letter stickers or embellishments of your choice to the front of drawers. Help ensure they will stick by covering with a small amount of Mod Podge.
  • 8
    Nail or glue keyholes to drawer fronts.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Woodline Works Wood Crate 3 Drawer 104148686
  • Plaid FolkArt Acrylic Paint 8 oz. Wicker White 104107747 (or other desired color)
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Shader Size 12 104118907
  • Wood Balls or Wood Knobs (for "Feet") (4)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Finial 4 inch Fancy 104751960
  • Walnut Hollow Wood Oval Plaque 11 inch x 14 inch x 3/4 inch 104447301
  • Nicole™ Crafts Cardstock 12 inch x 12 inch Citrus Teal 104059261 (or other desired Cardstock) (3)
  • Me & My Big Ideas Alphabet Embellishments Rockwell Glitter White 104592790 (or other desired Letter Stickers or Embellishments)
  • Plaid Mod Podge Waterbase Sealer Glue and Finish 8 oz. Gloss 104107933
  • Tim Holtz Idea-Ology Locket Keys 4 pc. 104616306
  • Cup Hook
  • Small Nail or Elmer's Carpenter Wood Glue Max 8 oz. 104143041