painted wood crates

Time Required :
Over an hour
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
Prepare any uneven area on the inside of the crate by sandpapering until smooth.
Step 2
Paint the inside of each crate with Habañero, Wedding Cake or Wild Blueberry. Two coats, at least, will be needed. Let dry.
Step 3
Clean up is easy. Just sand off any paint that got on the outside of the wood.

Tip: Use inside of crates as trays/displays for an outdoor picnic.
 

Supplies Available Online

Supply List

  • Art Minds™ Wood Crate, 15" (sku 10050058)
  • ArtMinds™ Foam Brush Set, 3 Pc (sku 10009227)
  • ArtMinds® Wood Crate Carry All (sku 10228808)
  • 3M Aluminum Oxide Sandpaper, Assorted Grit (sku 10211400)
  • Martha Stewart Crafts® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint, 2oz. (sku 10198156)
  • Martha Stewart Crafts® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint, 2oz. (sku 10198228)
  • Martha Stewart Crafts® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint, 2oz. (sku 10198273)
 
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Instructions

Step 1
Prepare any uneven area on the inside of the crate by sandpapering until smooth.
Step 2
Paint the inside of each crate with Habañero, Wedding Cake or Wild Blueberry. Two coats, at least, will be needed. Let dry.
Step 3
Clean up is easy. Just sand off any paint that got on the outside of the wood.

Tip: Use inside of crates as trays/displays for an outdoor picnic.