'Cattitude' Storage Box by Donna Gray


Hi everyone,

Donna here today with a rather fab storage solution from That’s Crafty! These storage boxes are made from solid MDF and can be painted and stamped etc to your very own designs.

There are multiple designs to choose from which all hold different types of media AND they all stack up on top of each other so hardly take up any room….see what I mean about being fab?!

So of course for my version I just had to ‘catify’ it up!! My box is made to hold Decoart So Soft paints and Distress Stains.

What I Did:

I coated everything with a layer of DecoArt Gesso, then applied PaperArtsy paint in Orchid, making sure it was thoroughly dry then started sanding the paint back a bit for a distressed look.

I used all That’s Crafty! Dinky stencils for this, as they are the perfect size, once again using PaperArtsy paint this time in Snowflake for the stencilling.

I hand drew all the cats but used various stamps too for the background including one of my own hand carved cat face ones.

A bit more paint added with DecoArt Metallic Gold and a spritz of a DecoArt Mixed Media Mister, add a little That’s Crafty! tag decorated for a finishing touch and there you have plenty of cattitude ;)

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Hope you like it

Donna x

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  1. Ha Ha. Love it Donna. Love your hand drawn cats. Lx

  2. Oh my stars and moonbeams Donna - you really did add his rear to the rear!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am just giggling. This is just the cutest!!!! WHAT FUN!!!! Heheheheheh!!! Your kitty is PERFECTION!! I predict paw prints on the table from paint very soon!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! LOVED THIS!!! j.

  3. The Purrrfect project! Absolutely brilliant work and project Donna, especially love your hand drawn cats
    Gill xx

  4. Fab box, that cat is too cheeky for words! I guess these would also take Golden Fluid Acrylics

  5. Brilliant cat art, esquistely drawn as always, brilliant box.
    Amanda x

  6. This is such fun Donna andjust love those rather quirky cats. Beautifully drawn too.
    Fliss xx

  7. That is so inventive and looks very cool! Love it!
    Hugs, Lynne x

  8. Love these storage boxes and your cats are fabulously cute and awesome too Karen xx

  9. Such fun - the cats and the zingy colours - fab!
    Alison x

  10. This is such great fun, the colours and that cat makes me smile!


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