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Chalkboard Lunchbox

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Supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Real Brown, 2 oz.
Item #231
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.


FolkArt ® Chalkboard Paint - Orange, 8 oz.
Item #2539
Now you can create a chalkboard writing surface on any piece of wood or even terra cotta! Our new chalkboard paint is great for decorating furniture, party favors or gifts. Easy to use: simply brush on, let dry and condition with chalk! Chalkboard paint is waterbased and non-toxic.


Simply ® Stencils - 1-1/4" Alphabet - Upper Case
Item #28585
Multiple designs on each stencil allow mix-and-match magic. Durable, reusable plastic stencils are easy to use and easy to clean.


Folkart ® Paint Tools - Stencil Tape
Item #34002
Holds stencil securely in place; will not damage background paint or stencil's delicate features.


FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Sterling Blue, 2 oz.
Item #441
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.


FolkArt ® Metallics - Pure Gold, 2 oz.
Item #660
Premium, all-purpose shimmering metallic acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.


FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Medium Orange, 2 oz.
Item #684
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.


Other Supplies
Unfinished wood toy chest sanded smooth
Foam paintbrush
Stencil brush
Flat paintbrush
Pencil
Ruler

Instructions

  1. Paint top of toy chest with 2 coats of Sterling Blue, drying between coats.
  2. Practice stenciling name desired on scrap of paper. Measure.
  3. Tape a box shape centered on the front lid that measures 2” high X width of name plus 1½”. Paint box with Real Brown. Remove tape. Let dry.
  4. Paint handle with Real Brown.
  5. Put a pencil line in box to keep bottom of letters straight.
  6. Tape “test” name above the box as reference. Stencil letters of name with Medium Orange letting each letter dry before stenciling the next.
  7. Paint Medium Orange stripe in middle of brown handle.
  8. Trace random moons and stars over the blue area using Metallic Gold.
  9. Paint Orange Chalkboard Paint over entire bottom of the toy chest 2–3 coats, drying in between coats. let dry.
  10. Cure for 24 hours. Lightly rub chalk over surface to condition.
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Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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