DecoArt® Rainy Day Storage Boxes

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by DecoArt® Design Team

DecoArt® Rainy Day Storage Boxes

You can get organized -- or perhaps save for a day that's so pleasant, weatherwise -- with the DecoArt® Rainy Day Storage Boxes!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Allow paint to dry between steps. Project time does not include this drying time.
  • 2
    Download and print project template. Trace and transfer boot part of template on sides of box. See photo for guidance.
  • 3
    Using 3/4 inch flat brush with Turquoise Blue, fill in all areas around boots and umbrella.
  • 4
    Using #8 flat brush, paint each pair of boots Primary Blue; Lamp (Ebony) Black; Spa Blue; Wisteria; Cadmium Orange; and Lavender.
  • 5
    Use #2 round brush to outline Primary Blue boot with Snow (Titanium) White; Lamp (Ebony) Black with Primary Red; Spa Blue with Lavender; Wisteria with Sour Apple; Cadmium Orange with Lamp Black; and Lavender with Bright Yellow.
  • 6
    Embellish boots with stripes, hearts, dots, and swirls using same colors boots were outlined in.
  • 7
    6. Trace and transfer umbrella part of template on lid.
  • 8
    Use #8 flat brush to fill umbrella top with Cadmium Orange; Bright Yellow for pole; and Lamp (Ebony) Black for handle and button.
  • 9
    Using 2 round brush, outline Cadmium Orange parts of umbrella with Bright Yellow and Bright Yellow and Lamp (Ebony) Black parts with Cadmium Orange.
  • 10
    Using same brush, paint Bright Yellow flowers on umbrella.
  • 11
    Use #2 round brush and Spa Blue to paint tilted raindrops randomly. Outline raindrops on right half with Primary Blue and add highlight on opposite side with same color. See photo for placement.
  • 12
    Around outer rim, use #8 flat brush to paint Primary Blue vertical stripes all around. Use #2 round brush with Bright Yellow and paint stripe in every other Primary Blue stripe.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Box 3 inch x 3 inch x 2 inch Round 3 Assorted 104144436
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Snow (Titanium) White 104106580
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Cadmium Orange 104106601
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Primary Red 104106630
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Wisteria 104106637
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Lamp (Ebony) Black 104106681 DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Primary Blue 104106631
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Bright Yellow 104106644
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Lavender 104106662
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Turquoise Blue 104521663
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Sour Apple 104521655
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Spa Blue 104549561
  • Water Container
  • Plastic Plate or Paper Plate or Palette
  • Paper Towels
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Wash Size 3/4 104118914
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Shader Size 8 104118910
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Synthetic Bristle Round 2 104465187
  • Nicole™ Crafts Transfer Paper 9 inch x 13 inch White 4 pc. 104111939
  • Nicole™ Crafts Econo Tracing Pad 9 inch x 12 inch 30 pc. 104135777
Download Project Template