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Mermaid-Inspired Textured Side Table

Americana Decor® Texture™

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Mermaid-Inspired Textured Side Table

designed by Alexandra Hawkins

Give a texture and sparkle to a side table with Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ paint and Americana Decor® Texture™.

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Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ Paint

  • Everlasting (ADC01)
  • Honor (ADC41)

Americana Decor® Texture™

  • Moss Blue (ADTX07)

Vintage Effect Wash™

  • White (DCW02)

Other supplies

  • damp rag
  • 1" painter's tape
  • fine/small brush
  • confetti
  • palette knife
  • assorted beads
  • medium brush
  • side table


  1. Tape off the side table's hardware using painter's tape.
  2. Mix (4) parts Everlasting with (1) part Honor and use the mix to coat the entire side table'surface.
  3. Use a damp rag and apply a wash of White to the entire surface.
  4. Remove the painter's tape.
  5. Paint the handles White.
  6. Tape off a triangular shape using painter's tape.
  7. Apply Moss Blue Texture to the triangle using a palette knife.
  8. Sprinkle confetti and various beads onto the wet textured surface.
  9. Remove the painter's tape while the surface is still wet. Allow to dry before the next step.
  10. Tape off the second triangle.
  11. Apply Moss Blue Texture using a palette knife.
  12. Sprinkle with confetti and various beads while the surface is wet.
  13. Remove the painter's tape while the surface is still wet and allow to dry.