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Spring Owl Step Stool

Glamour Dust™ Glitter Paint

Spring Owl Step Stool
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Spring Owl Step Stool

designed by Micaela Spiggle

Paint This Cute Wise Old Owl in Bright Colors on a Step Stool

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Learn more about Glamour Dust™ Glitter Paint.


Americana® Acrylics

  • Bright Orange (DA228)
  • Bubblegum Pink (DA250)
  • Foliage Green (DA269)
  • Forest Green (DAO50)
  • Lamp (Ebony) Black (DAO67)
  • Light Cinnamon (DA114)
  • Pineapple (DAO6)

Glamour Dust™ Glitter Paint

  • Celebration Pink (DGD10)
  • Ice Crystal (DGD09)
  • Lemon Drop (DGD15)
  • Limelight (DGD05)

Primers, Sealers, and Finishes

  • DuraClear® Satin Varnish (DS21)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • tracing paper
  • transfer paper
  • pencil
  • #3 round brush
  • wooden stool
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • #10 flat brush
  • computer and printer
  • 1-1/4" sponge pouncer (Americana Dual Sided Pouncers - DABK19)
  • 2" painter's tape


NOTE: Allow to dry between painting steps.

  1. Use 3/4” flat brush to basecoat top Pineapple with Foliage Green edges; legs, Bubblegum Pink with Foliage Green edges; and middle support piece, Bright Orange. Let completely dry.
  2. Print off pattern and trace and transfer to top of stool with pencil.
  3. Use #10 flat brush to paint branch Light Cinnamon.
  4. Use #3 round brush to mix (1) part Snow White and (1) part Light Cinnamon and to paint swirls in tree branch. Rinse brush.
  5. Use #10 flat brush to paint owl head, eyes, and flowers, Bubblegum Pink; outer mask around eyes and wings around flowers, Foliage Green; flowers around eyes and chest, Pineapple; beak and feet, Bright Orange; outer eye, Snow White; and leaves, half Foliage Green and half Forest Green.
  6. Use #3 round brush to color iris, Lamp Black; inside of flowers, Bright Orange; and swirls on chest, Bubblegum Pink.
  7. Use 1-1/4” pouncer with Bright Orange to add random polka dots all over stool seat.
  8. Use #10 flat brush to add Limelight to all Forest Green and Foliage Green areas; Lemon Drop to all Pineapple areas; Celebration Pink to all Bubblegum Pink areas; and Ice Crystal to all Bright Orange areas and to tree branch.
  9. On legs, use painter’s tape to make diagonal stripes from top to bottom. Use 3/4 flat brush to paint in Bright Orange stripes.
  10. On support piece, add vertical stripes with painter’s tape; paint stripes with 3/4 flat brush in Foliage Green. Remove Tape.
  11. Use 3/4 flat brush to seal with DuraClear. Allow to dry between coats.
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