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Distressed and Polka-Dotted Crate

Americana Decor® Stencils

Distressed and Polka-Dotted Crate
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Distressed and Polka-Dotted Crate

designed by PLA Schneider

Store household goods, clothes, or anything in this dotted and distressed crate.

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Learn more about Americana Decor® Stencils.


Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ Paint

  • Relic (ADC28)
  • Vintage (ADC17)

Americana Decor® Stencils

  • Ikat Polka Dot (12" x 12") (ADS17)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • 2" flat brush
  • 2" chip brush
  • wooden crate
  • cosmetic sponge


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Using a 2" flat brush, basecoat the crate with Relic. Using a 2" chip brush, paint the next coat in Vintage. (Do not cover completely; allow steaks of Relic to show through.)
    Step 0 Example
  2. Place the Americana Decor Ikat Polka Dot Stencil on the crate and use a cosmetic sponge to dab on Relic. Use a 2" chip brush to dry-brush lightly over the stencil with Vintage.
    Step 1 Example