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Nautical Father's Day Decoupaged Book Box

Americana® Decou-Page™

Nautical Father's Day Decoupaged Book Box
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Nautical Father's Day Decoupaged Book Box

designed by PLA Schneider

Dad can keep his treasures in this decoupaged wooden box, decked out in knotted rope.

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Learn more about Americana® Decou-Page™.


Americana® Decou-Page Paper™

  • Ship to Shore (DP06)

Americana® Decou-Page™

  • Matte Decou-Page (DS106)

DecoArt® Personally Yours™ Stencils

  • Initial Impressions - Sleek (12" x 12") (PYI103)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • sandpaper
  • scissors
  • wooden box (book box)
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • black permanent marker
  • cosmetic sponge


  1. Place the box on the Americana Decou-Page Ship to Shore Paper and trace the perimeter. Use scissors to cut out.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Use a 3/4" flat brush to adhere the Decou-Page paper to the surface with Americana Matte Decou-Page, smoothing out as you go and brushing outward.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Trace the book box spine, cut out, and adhere using a 3/4" flat brush and Matte Decou-Page.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Use sandpaper to lightly distress the edges.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Place the stencil from the Initial Impressions Sleek Stencil on the front bottom portion of the book spelling out DAD. Use a cosmetic sponge and dab on two coats of Snow White.
    Step 4 Example


Dab the excess paint from cosmetic sponge when stenciling to avoid bleeding.