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Crate shelf with fabric back and painted sides

Crafting Time:
  • 3-5 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

Additional Information

Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Wood crate
  • Foamcore board cut to size of inside crate bottom
  • Batting 2" larger all around than Foamcore board
  • Quilt fabric 3" larger all around than Foamcore board
  • Tacky glue
  • Straight pins
  • Acrylic paint in colors to coordinate with fabric
  • Paintbrushes
  • White chalk paint
  • Sandpaper

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Paint outside of the crate and between wood strips with the chalk paint. When dry sand lightly for a distressed look.
  2. Paint inside of crate with acrylic paint color that coordinates with the fabric. Allow to dry. Apply a second coat if needed.
  3. Pick a motif from the fabric print and paint it enlarged on the outside of the crate.
  4. Trim Foamcore board 1/4" (or less) all around to give space for the batting and fabric but still be snug when pushed to the bottom of the crate.
  5. Place batting on top of the board and wrap around to the back. Glue in place.
  6. Place fabric on top of the board and wrap around to the back. Glue in place. Use straight pins as needed to hold the fabric until the glue dries.
  7. Hang crate on the wall.
  8. Place fabric covered board in bottom of crate.

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Products

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Wood Crate

Item # 8160715
Available for U.S. Shipping Only
$12.99 $9.99
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Ghostline 22x28 Wide Foamcore Board

Item # 11659141
Available for U.S. Shipping Only
$3.99
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Bc 8oz Chalk Bisque

Item # zprd_14490064a
Online Only
Available for U.S. Shipping Only
$8.99 $6.74

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Singer Ball Point Straight Pins-Size 20 250/Pkg

Item # 1442417
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Available for U.S. Shipping Only
$3.99
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Mountain Mist Quilt-Light Polyester Batting 81"x96"

Item # 5019260
Available for U.S. Shipping Only
$14.99
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1 -chip Brush

Item # 2154078
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$1.99 $1.49
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Aleene's Original Tacky Glue 8 oz.

Item # 1187046
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$4.49 $2.69
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Fine Sandpaper 3-2/3"X9" 3/Pkg-400 Grit

Item # 6670467
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$2.49
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