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DIY Dorm Furniture

Refinish DIY dorm furniture like this pallet crate in just a few easy steps.
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Supplies

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Metallic Acrylic Paints - 14K Gold, 2 oz.
Item #2965
This is the only paint you'll ever need! Paint wood, glass, ceramic, metal, terra cotta, rigid plastic, canvas, styrofoam, slate, paper mache and fabric with the same bottle. Our patented, self-sealing formula offers superior coverage for fewer coats and quicker drying times. With a dishwasher-safe metallic finish, this water-based non-toxic formula resists moisture and rust comes in a wide color palette including basics and trend-right shades.

$2.29

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - Cascade, 8 oz.
Item #34159
FolkArt Home Decor Chalk is an ultra-matte chalk finish acrylic paint that requires minimal surface prep, is easy to distress and can be layered and sanded to give you a perfect aged look and feel. FolkArt Home Decor Chalk is great for furniture, cabinets, walls, decorative glass, metal and more.

$7.99

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - Nautical, 8 oz.
Item #34161
FolkArt Home Decor Chalk is an ultra-matte chalk finish acrylic paint that requires minimal surface prep, is easy to distress and can be layered and sanded to give you a perfect aged look and feel. FolkArt Home Decor Chalk is great for furniture, cabinets, walls, decorative glass, metal and more.

$7.99

Mod Podge ® Gloss, 8 oz.
Item #CS11201
Mod Podge ® is quick-drying for multiple coat build up and dries clear. Can be sanded to a smooth finish. Cleans up easily while wet with soap and water. Certified AP non-toxic; waterbase. Mod Podge ® is an all in one decoupage glue, sealer and finish

$7.29

Other Supplies
Wooden crate
Scrapbook paper
½ Flat brush

Instructions

  1. Basecoat the outside of the wooden crate with Nautical Chalk Paint.
  2. Basecoat the inside of the wooden crate with Cascade Chalk Paint.
  3. Drybrush with 14K Gold on the edges of the crate for a distressed look.
  4. Cut scrapbook paper to fit the width of the middle piece of wood.
  5. Cut scrapbook paper in the same width to fit the vertical length of the crate.
  6. Mod Podge the back of the paper and place on the crate.
  7. After the Mod Podge dries, put another layer of Mod Podge on top to seal the paper.
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