First I painted it with some Country Chic Chalk Paint. I love this paint for many reasons... one of which is that it is made here in Canada! After painting, I used a cut file from my Silhouette as a stencil and stenciled on the label. I added a bit of shadowing to the letters with a black sharpie but everything else was done with chalk paint. I then sanded the box until I was happy with the look. As a final step I waxed it with a clear wax and then a dark brown wax.
I can't wait to display this little gem in amongst my Christmas decorations... soon, very soon ;)