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Lion King Toy Box on Wheels

Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™

Lion King Toy Box on Wheels
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Lion King Toy Box on Wheels

designed by Kelly Alder-Janes

Bring the king of the jungle to life with this adorable toy box, painted with Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™.

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SUPPLIES

Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ Paint

  • Everlasting (ADC01)
  • Inheritance (ADC12)
  • Relic (ADC28)
  • Treasure (ADC19)

Americana Decor® Metallics™

  • 24K Gold (ADMTL04)

Other supplies

  • sandpaper
  • #3 round brush
  • #6 flat brush
  • #0 liner brush
  • toy box
  • large paint brush
  • #1 bristle flat brush

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Remove the toy box wheels or anything that might get in the way when painting it.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Sand the wood to remove imperfections and areas that might splinter.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Paint the entire outside of the box with Everlasting. Paint in "TOYS" on top of the lid using Relic. Accent the dots with colors of choice.
    Step 2 Example
  4. After sketching out the lion and crown, paint in with Inheritance. For the darker areas around the eyes, use Relic.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Outline lion's mane with Relic and shade in the darker areas.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Use 24K Gold to add depth to the lion and his mane. (See photo.)
    Step 5 Example
  7. Highlight areas with Everlasting and increase shading on the left side using Relic. Use Relic to finish the eyes.
    Step 6 Example
  8. Finish up the crown by adding Relic and Treasure in the center and accenting with Everlasting, Relic, and 24K Gold.
    Step 7 Example
  9. Paint the inside of the toy box with Treasure. Paint the wheels. (We painted 2 in Inheritance and 2 in Treasure.) Paint the knobs on the wheels with 24K Gold.
    Step 8 Example