How to Make Quick Decorative Storage

How to use washi tape to decorate crafty storage

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How to Make Quick Decorative Storage
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Begin by coating your base with black gesso.

Begin by coating your base with black gesso.

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Next add decorarative washi tape.  I love that this one from Graphic 45 is wide and it has great text and fonts.  Be sure to burnish down your edges.

Next add decorarative washi tape. I love that this one from Graphic 45 is wide and it has great text and fonts. Be sure to burnish down your edges.

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To get around the knob I simply cut some slits and trimmed the tape away.  I tried to remove the knob to use different hardware and avoid this issue, but I could not get it off!

To get around the knob I simply cut some slits and trimmed the tape away. I tried to remove the knob to use different hardware and avoid this issue, but I could not get it off!

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Here you can see the project is mostly covered in tape.

Here you can see the project is mostly covered in tape.

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Next I layered on some silver gilders paste to bring out some texture.

Next I layered on some silver gilders paste to bring out some texture.

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I decided I wanted to add a little trim around the box so I ran some Dresden scrap through my Xyron machine.

I decided I wanted to add a little trim around the box so I ran some Dresden scrap through my Xyron machine.

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Now it is time to prime the feet.  To get keep my colors consistent, I added a layer of gilders paste here too.

Now it is time to prime the feet. To get keep my colors consistent, I added a layer of gilders paste here too.

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Last I glued the feet on and spritzed the inside chambers of the box with Perfect Pearls mist to create a metal effect.

Last I glued the feet on and spritzed the inside chambers of the box with Perfect Pearls mist to create a metal effect.

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Now fill your box with a special collection and show it off!

Now fill your box with a special collection and show it off!

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