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Colorful Boho Stool

Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™

Colorful Boho Stool
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Colorful Boho Stool

designed by PLA Schneider

Add seating with a Bohemian touch on a colorfully-topped stool.

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Learn more about Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™.

SUPPLIES

Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ Paint

  • Escape (ADC20)
  • Heritage (ADC09)
  • Inheritance (ADC12)
  • Legacy (ADC21)
  • New Life (ADC14)
  • Romance (ADC06)

Americana Decor® Crème Waxes

  • Clear (ADM01)
  • Deep Brown (ADM07)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • paper towels
  • tracing paper
  • transfer paper
  • pencil
  • 1" flat brush
  • hot glue gun
  • wooden stool
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • #8 round brush
  • clean cloth
  • beaded fringe (Hobby Lobby)

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Wipe the entire stool clean with a damp cloth. Using a 1" flat brush, loosely paint stripes on the stool top in Romance, New Life, Inheritance, and Escape. Let dry. Repeat the process to add a second coat.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Use a pencil and the tracing and transfer papers to trace the design. Use a 3/4" flat brush to paint the flower design with two coats of Romance. Use a #8 round brush to outline in Legacy. Use a #8 round brush to add tiny dots in Inheritance.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use a pencil and the tracing and transfer papers to trace the inner portion of the flower. Use a 3/4" flat brush to paint it in Inheritance. Use a 3/4" flat brush to paint the center of the flower in Romance. Use a #8 round brush to add accents in New Life, Romance, and Inheritance. (Refer to photo for color placement.)
    Step 2 Example
  4. Use a #8 round brush to continue adding details in Romance, Escape, Heritage, and Inheritance. (Refer to photo for color placement.)
    Step 3 Example
  5. Use a 1" flat brush to add a coat of Clear Crème Wax.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Use a 1" flat brush to add Deep Brown Crème Wax, applying it heavier around the perimeter.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Use a 1" flat brush to paint the stool legs in Romance and Heritage.
    Step 6 Example
  8. Use a 1" flat brush to add a coat of Clear Crème Wax, followed by Deep Brown Crème Wax to the legs.
    Step 7 Example
  9. Use a hot glue gun to adhere the beaded fringe all the way around the stool seat.
    Step 8 Example
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