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"Emma" Personalized Laptop Desk

DecoArt® Personally Yours™ Stencils

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"Emma" Personalized Laptop Desk

designed by Micaela Spiggle

Here's the perfect back-to-school gift that kids, teens, or even college students will love!

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Learn more about DecoArt® Personally Yours™ Stencils.


Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

  • Coastal Waters (DA523)
  • Dolphin (DA537)
  • Flamingo (DA504)
  • Orange Sherbet (DA510)
  • Soft Jade (DA545)
  • Steel Grey (DA538)

DecoArt® Personally Yours™ Stencils

  • Initial Impressions - Quirky (12" x 12") (PYI102)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • tracing paper
  • transfer paper
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • pen
  • cosmetic sponges
  • wooden laptop desk


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Remove all labels from the wooden laptop desk with soap and warm water.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Use a 3/4" flat brush and Steel Grey to basecoat the entire desk. Rinse brush. Let dry completely.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use a pen and the tracing and transfer papers to trace and transfer the chevron pattern all over the entire desk top.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Use a 3/4" flat brush and Dolphin to paint every other chevron stripe. Rinse brush. Let dry completely.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Use the DecoArt Personally Yours Initial Impressions Quirky Stencils to spell out a name of choice. Load a new cosmetic sponge for each color; use Flamingo, Soft Jade, Coastal Waters, and Orange Sherbet. Once fully cured, it is ready for use.
    Step 4 Example
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