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Chalkboard Paint: Wooden Boxes

CREATE Stylish & Functional Storage

My fabulous partner in life brought home these beauties from the grocery store (appreciating my love for aged wood, wooden boxes, & remembering that I recently mentioned something about wanting to create with wooden wine boxes)!
The store was selling them for $1.50 & $2!!!

First, sand the side you will paint on to create a more smooth finish. I did not do this & really wish I did.
Tape off the edges.
Roll on the chalkboard paint.
Let them sit out in the sun to dry.
Peel off the tape when completely dry.
Voila! Beautiful! These are just the larger ones.
When you read the directions on the paint can it will give you instructions for "conditioning" the surface.
It takes 3 days before you can really use the chalkboard surface.
So far I have used them for: 
~ organizing our linens in the linen closet
~ storing/carrying towels for the pool
~ storing library books
~ kids "projects"
~ mail
~ storing/organizing plates, napkins, & silverware to put out for parties

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