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Houndstooth Upcycled Stools

Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™

Houndstooth Upcycled Stools
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Houndstooth Upcycled Stools

designed by Morena Hockley

Turn cast-off chairs into trendy casual seating with Americana® Decor™ Chalky Finish paint and a houndstooth design.

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Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ Paint

  • Carbon (ADC29)
  • Escape (ADC20)

Americana® Stencils

  • Retro Mod (12" x 12") (ASMM03)

Glues and Adhesives

  • Americana® Wood Filler (DS103)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • sandpaper
  • flat brush
  • stencil brush (Americana Stencil Brushes - DABK20)
  • repositionable adhesive
  • wooden chair


  1. Remove backs from chairs.
  2. Fill any holes with Americana Wood Filler and sand. Remove dust with paper towel.
  3. Paint entire stool, including seat, Carbon. Let dry completely.
  4. Lightly spray repositionable adhesive on back of Retro Mod stencil and position on seat of stool.
  5. Fill in alternate checks of Retro Mod stencil with Escape, repeating pattern until stool seat is covered.
  6. Paint edges of seat with Escape for accent.