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Reversible Wooden Tote

Americana® Enchanted Shimmer™

Reversible Wooden Tote
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Reversible Wooden Tote

designed by Crimson Duvall

Store everything from plants to mail in this wooden tote, colorfully decorated with Americana Enchanted Shimmer.

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Learn more about Americana® Enchanted Shimmer™.

SUPPLIES

Americana Decor® Texture™

  • Bright Gold (Metallic) (ADTX106)

Americana Enchanted

  • Ultra Black Basecoat (DE07)

Americana Enchanted Shimmer

  • Blue (DES04)
  • Gold (DES02)
  • Green (DES03)
  • Violet (DES05)
  • White (DES01)

Other supplies

  • sandpaper (fine grit)
  • paintbrush
  • masking tape
  • clean cloth
  • palette knife
  • wooden tote
  • pencil

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Lightly sand the entire surface of the wooden tote. Wipe away any sanding dust with a clean cloth.
    Step 0 Example
  2. On one side the tote, place masking tape in a design of diagonal stripes. (See photo.)
    Step 1 Example
  3. Apply Bright Gold (Metallic) or any color of Americana Decor Texture vertically along the open areas. (See photo.)
    Step 2 Example
  4. Apply the texture slightly over the tape so that when the tape is removed, there will be a clean line. Remove the tape while the paint is still wet. Let dry completely.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Paint the entire surface of the wooden tote with Ultra Black Basecoat. Allow to dry. Paint the textured stripes with Gold and the smooth stripes with Violet.
    Step 4 Example
  6. On the reverse side of the tote, draw a simple design using rounded shapes with a pencil. Paint the shapes with Gold, Blue, Violet, Green, and White. Paint the inside and sides of the tote with Gold.
    Step 5 Example