DIY Rolling Storage Crates

- DIY

If you’ve got kids, you know that toy storage is a must. Here is an easy tutorial for rolling storage crates, which are great as a rolling book cart, toy bin or catchall for odds and ends.

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What you need:

  • 1 small bottle of blue acrylic paint,
  • 4 small bottles of white acrylic paint,
  • Rust-Oleum chalk board spray black paint,
  • 2 crates,
  • 8 wheels.

Process:

1.  Apply the acrylic paint with a medium size paint brush directly on the wood. If you are working with treated wood, sand it before you apply the paint.

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2.  Outline a rectangle using painter’s tape and spray and paint it using Rust-Oleum chalk board spray black paint.

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3. Wait three hours before removing the painter’s tape to ensure a perfect rectangle.

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4. If you have some small wood pieces, paint and glue them and you will get nice frame for your chalkboard rectangle.

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5. Add wheels to each crate, screw them to the bottom of the crates.

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6. If you want paint the inside of the crates too.

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7. Put children toys and books.. they gonna love it!

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