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DIY Produce Stand

Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™

DIY Produce Stand
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DIY Produce Stand

designed by Regina Davis

Stand out at the farmer's market or add function to home décor with this stand made with Americana® Decor Chalky Finish™.

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Learn more about Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™.

SUPPLIES

Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ Paint

  • Inheritance (ADC12)
  • Refreshing (ADC13)
  • Relic (ADC28)
  • Smitten (ADC08)
  • Yesteryear (ADC27)

Other supplies

  • sandpaper (or orbital sander)
  • tape measure
  • 2" flat brush
  • power saw
  • t-square ruler
  • screws
  • scrap wood (1' x 3' and pallet wood)
  • drill and drill bits
  • crates (3)
  • metal brackets (4)
  • pencil
  • vinyl stencil & transfer paper

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Cut two pieces of scrap wood 47" long.
  2. Measure the crates and cut another piece of scrap wood about 8" longer than the crate width.
  3. Position crates evenly on the lower portion of the 47" piece of wood, spacing them about 12" apart. Use a t-square to make sure they are all at the same angle.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Line up the 47" pieces to make sure they match on each side.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Pre-drill holes and insert the screws.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Using metal brackets, attach the top sign to the stand.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Once everything is assembled, remove all screws and set the screws aside. Mark crates with a pencil so you know where they fit.
    Step 6 Example
  8. Paint the bottom crate in Smitten. Let dry.
    Step 7 Example
  9. Paint the middle crate and sign in Refreshing. Let dry.
    Step 8 Example
  10. Paint the top crate with Inheritance. Let dry.
    Step 9 Example
  11. Paint the 47" wooden pieces in Yesteryear. Let dry.
    Step 10 Example
  12. Create a vinyl stencil of "Grocery" wording from the provided pattern. Apply the vinyl stencil to the sign and paint in the wording using Relic.
    Step 11 Example
  13. Remove the vinyl and let dry completely.
    Step 12 Example
  14. Distress the wood as desired using sandpaper or an orbital sander.
    Step 13 Example
  15. Re-attach the crates using the pre-drilled holes.
    Step 14 Example
  16. Attach the "GROCERY" sign using metal brackets.
    Step 15 Example
  17. Fill with favorite fruits and enjoy healthy snacking.
    Step 16 Example