Take advantage of nice weather by checking all those DIY projects off your list. Distressed and rustic items are very popular in home design and crafting right now. You don’t need to pay big bucks to get distressed decorative home accents. You can do it yourself!
Believe it or not, distressing an item is fairly simple and doesn’t take all day. All you need is a few hours! This step-by-step list is how to distress paint a decorative crate, but it can easily be applied to other wooden items.
Hit up the local flea markets, vintage sales, or make the items yourself! Crates can be made with scrap wood, but if you’re not too handy with power tools, you can get them at your local home improvement store, craft store, or online vendor.