My husband had a box in the garage that originally held a car waxing kit. The box was sturdy and a great size, but not very cute! :)
I started with a Graphics Fairy label.
I tried to 'age' it with tea. I really didn't have to do this step, as it didn't make a huge difference.
I painted the box with a couple of coats of green spray paint.
I then sanded down the edges.
I cut close to the edge of the graphic, then mod podged it on the box.
I put an antiquing gel on the whole thing, then rubbed off the excess. They used to sell a one-bottle antiquing gel, but now you buy the Martha Stewart Antique Effect and mix it with any color you want. I mixed it with the color Vanilla Bean. I bought both of these bottles at Michael's. I mixed them together with equal parts.
I added a knob so it's easy to open. I now have a great place to store my weekly ads and coupons.
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