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Upcycled Crate Side Table with Runner

Turn a crate into a beautiful side table with a simple coat of paint.
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Skill Level: Intermediate


Waverly ® Inspirations Brushes - Basecoating
Item #60538E

The Waverly Inspirations 2" Basecoating Brush is beautiful and functional, making it great for all of your crafting needs. The brightly painted wooden handles are comfortable and sturdy; the bristles, made from high-quality nylon or natural bristles, help to spread paint effortlessly. Use with Waverly Inspirations paints for everyday craft and home decor projects. To extend the life of your brushes, clean them while wet with mild soap and water, and reshape bristles while wet.

Waverly ® Inspirations Super Premium Semi-Gloss Acrylic Paint - Silver Lining, 2 oz.
Item #60657E

Designed to coordinate with Waverly Inspirations Fabrics, this signature palette of Semi-Gloss paint will complete your home decor style. Thanks to a high-performance, durable, and fade-resistant formula, Waverly Inspirations Super Premium Paint is the ideal paint for your indoor and outdoor DIY craft projects. The heavily-pigmented paint is perfect for heavily-used furniture and accessories. It works beautifully on decorative glass, wood, paper mache, terra cotta, concrete, and plastic when applied by hand or with a stencil. The convenient 2 oz. inkwell-style bottle reduces wasted paint and provides 5 square feet of coverage. For best results, use with Waverly Inspirations brushes and applicators.

Other Supplies
1 yard each of Waverly Inspirations Rain Drop Steel and PCQ Twist Poppy fabric
Sewing machine and thread to match
Large wooden crate


Crate Side Table:

  1. Basecoat wooden crate with Silver Lining.
  2. Apply a second coat of Silver Lining. Let paint dry.

Table Runner

  1. Cut a piece 28" x 20" from the Steel Rain Drop fabric.
  2. Cut 2 pieces 4 ½" x 20" from the Poppy PCQ Twist fabric.
  3. Stitch one PCQ Twist fabric piece to each end of the Rain Drop fabric and sew with a ½" seam.
  4. Fold Raindrop fabric in half, right sides facing, and sew sides with a ½" seam. Leave and opening for turning on one side.
  5. Turn right-side out and press flat.
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