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Bin for Mail and Keys

Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™

Bin for Mail and Keys
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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™.


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


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.


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