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Pretty DIY Magazine Storage Crate

Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™

Pretty DIY Magazine Storage Crate
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Pretty DIY Magazine Storage Crate

designed by PetScribbles

Compliment room décor with this stenciled wooden crate to create essential home storage using Chalky Finish™ paints.

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Learn more about Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™.


Americana® Chalky Finish for Glass™

  • Everlasting (ADCG02)
  • Relic (ADCG07)

Americana® Stencils

  • Traditional Medallion (8.5" x 11") (ASC05)

Other supplies

  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • sandpaper (or sanding block)
  • wooden crate (unfinished; large)
  • foam brush (or any large brush)
  • drop cloth (optional)
  • 1" stencil brush


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Lightly sand any rough edges of the unfinished crate. Wipe off dust with paper towel.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Paint two coats of Everlasting to the inside and outside of the crate. Let dry between coats.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Place the fleur de lis from the Traditional Medallion Stencil in the desired position. Using a stencil brush, apply Relic. (Use tape, if needed, to hold the stencil in place.) Repeat the stencil the desired number of times.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Lightly sand over the stenciled design to create a distressed look. Sand the outside edges and corners of the crate so some the natural wood shows through. Wipe off dust with a paper towel.
    Step 3 Example