Cabinet System- Naturalist Kitchen

Cabinet System- Naturalist Kitchen

Crafting Time:
  • Weekend Project
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

Additional Information



  • Unfinished wood crates (5)
  • Larger finished crates with distressed look (2)
  • Small unfinished wooden knobs (8)
  • Unfinished wooden boards for shelves to fit inside the wooden crates (2)
  • Smaller finished crates for drawers and bottom shelf (3)
  • Buttercream™ knobs (4)
  • Drywall screws (12)
  • Home Décor sanding block
  • Jar of Home Décor paint- Grotto
  • Jar of Home Décor paint- Castle
  • Jar of FolkArt® Chalkboard paint
  • Wide paintbrush
  • Drill & drill bit, dimension to fit the screw on the glass knobs


  1. Paint all of the unfinished crates with the Home Décor Grotto paint. Allow to dry.
  2. Paint them again sparingly with the chalkboard paint, letting the grotto paint show through. Allow to dry.
  3. Paint another top layer lightly with the Home Décor castle paint. Allow to dry.
  4. Paint the unfinished wooden knobs and shelves with the chalkboard paint, allow to dry.
  5. Paint another coat of the Castle paint on top lightly and allow to dry.
  6. Place painted crates in position using the image as a guide and screw together with the drywall screws.
  7. Using drywall screws, attach the knobs into the inside of the crates that will have the shelves in them.
  8. On the finished crates for drawers, drill holes in the center of the drawers and attach the glass knobs.
  9. Measuring top of created piece, cut a wood piece to go on top of the cabinet system.