"freshly picked" chalkboard crate

Time Required :
15 minutes or less
Difficulty Level :
Beginner
Beginner
You're new to the skills necessary to complete this project, or maybe you've tried them just once or twice before.

Instructions Print

Step 1
Paint one end of the crate with black chalkboard paint (will need a second coat). Let dry.
Step 2
Write out "Freshly Picked" with a pencil on top of the chalkboard and fill in with white chalkboard marker. Let dry.
Step 3
Smear white chalk on top of the writing and wipe off excess. This will create the "chalkboard" look.
Step 4
Line crate with doilies and fill with freshly picked fruit for a picnic.
 

Supplies Available Online

Supply List

  • Crayola® Chalk, White (sku 10620781)
  • Craft Smart® Chalk Marker Set, Commercial (sku 10248384)
  • Wilton® Doilies (sku 10229169)
  • Chalkboard Paint by Craft Smart®, 2 oz. (sku 10193999)
  • Art Minds™ Wood Crate, 15" (sku 10050058)
  • Pencil
 
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Instructions

Step 1
Paint one end of the crate with black chalkboard paint (will need a second coat). Let dry.
Step 2
Write out "Freshly Picked" with a pencil on top of the chalkboard and fill in with white chalkboard marker. Let dry.
Step 3
Smear white chalk on top of the writing and wipe off excess. This will create the "chalkboard" look.
Step 4
Line crate with doilies and fill with freshly picked fruit for a picnic.