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Bin for Mail and Keys

Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™

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Bin for Mail and Keys

designed by PLA Schneider

Make hunting for keys or mail a thing of the past with Americana® Decor™ paints and stencils on an organizational caddy.

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Learn more about Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™.

SUPPLIES

Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ Paint

  • Lace (ADC02)
  • Relic (ADC28)
  • Yesteryear (ADC27)

Americana Decor® Stencils

  • Vintage Keys (12" x 12") (ADS06)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • 2" chip brush
  • 5/8" stencil brush (Americana Stencil Brushes - DABK20)
  • wooden mail bin (flea market find)
  • painter's tape or stencil adhesive

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Using 2” chip brush, basecoat entire surface Yesteryear.
  2. Dry-brush top of back and front with Lace, picking up just a little bit of paint and brushing in single direction.
  3. Center keyhole stencil on top of back side. Using 5/8” stencil brush, lightly pounce with Relic.
  4. Stencil front with key using 5/8” stencil brush and light pounces of Relic.

HELPFUL HINTS

Use painter’s tape or stencil adhesive to help secure stencil in place. Remove excess paint from stencil brush before pouncing on stencil design.