Wipe clean the outer surfaces of the boxes to remove any dust. Sketch letters or numbers with a pencil. Outline the letters with the fine edding 4040 matt paint marker before colouring in. Colour in the letters using the broad edding 4000 matt paint marker.
With the word “Garden” we first coloured the letters green and then, after allowing the colour to dry, framed the word with a fine white marker. With the word “Tools” we did it the other way around – after colouring the letters white, we finished with a green frame around them.
Products and materials
- Wooden tool boxes in various sizes (available in DIY stores and garden centres)
- Pencil for sketching; test paper
- Letter templates (optional)
Smarten a plain old outdoor table and make it the highlight of your patio
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