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Simple Springtime Centerpiece

Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™

Simple Springtime Centerpiece
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Simple Springtime Centerpiece

designed by Sonja Stevens

Swap out the flowers in this neutral crate painted with Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ to match any season or occasion.

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Americana Decor® Accessories

  • Waxing & Finishing Brush (ADB01)

Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ Paint

  • Lace (ADC02)

Americana Decor® Crème Waxes

  • Clear (ADM01)

Other supplies

  • sandpaper
  • flat brush
  • cloth
  • silk flowers
  • toolbox (wooden)
  • floral foam


NOTES: Let the paint dry fully between each coat. Use seasonal florals such as tulips as the accent flowers and change them out for a different look each season.

  1. Lightly sand any rough edges off the toolbox and wipe off with a dry cloth.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Paint one coat of Lace using a flat brush. Let dry completely. Paint a second coat of Lace if desired for fuller coverage. Let dry completely.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Lightly distress the corners, edges, and handle of the toolbox with sandpaper.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Accentuate the distressed areas and seal the paint with one coat of Clear Crème Wax using the waxing brush. Let dry completely.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Cut and insert floral foam to fit tightly within the toolbox sections.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Arrange the faux florals starting with the tall grass and large accent flowers, such as the peonies and rose bunches.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Fill in gaps with accent flowers and any remaining greenery.
    Step 6 Example