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Personalized Storage Crate

Crafter's Acrylic®

Personalized Storage Crate
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Personalized Storage Crate

designed by DecoArt Design Team

Personalize a plain storage crate with wooden letters.

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Crafter's Acrylic®

  • Blue Bouquet (DCA77)
  • Bright Orange (DCA97)
  • Citrus Green (DCA103)
  • Sun Yellow (DCA113)
  • Tuscan Red (DCA126)

Primers, Sealers, and Finishes

  • DuraClear® Satin Varnish (DS21)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • #3 round brush
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • low temp-hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • 1" sponge brush
  • rectangular wooden crate
  • 1-1/4" sponge pouncer (Americana Dual Sided Pouncers - DABK19)
  • wooden letter


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Use sponge brush and Blue Bouquet to paint crate.
  2. Use 3/4" flat brush to paint letters: A, Tuscan Red; L, Sun Yellow; E, Citrus Green; and X, Bright Orange.
  3. Use round brush to paint Citrus Green diagonal stripes on Tuscan Red A.
  4. Use large sponge pouncer and Bright Orange to stamp polka dots on Sun Yellow L.
  5. Use round brush and Tuscan Red to paint vertical stripes on Citrus Green E. Use brush handle end and Bright Orange to dot stripes.
  6. Use small pouncer and Sun Yellow to dot Bright Orange X.
  7. Use 3/4" flat brush to apply DuraClear Satin Varnish on crate and letters. Allow to dry between coats.
  8. Position and adhere letters on crate as desired.