Compass Rose Table

Compass Rose Table

Posted by DecoArt on May 22nd 2019

Remember a loved one with this nautical-inspired table featuring Americana Decor® Satin Enamels™.


    • water container
    • paper towels
    • stylus or pencil
    • yardstick
    • soft cloth or old T-shirt
    • tracing & transfer paper
    • low-tack painter's tape
    • #10/0 liner brush
    • 3/4" pouncer
    • lettering stencil
    • hand-sander
    • - prep materials - sand paper
    • Large Round Table
    • Small Star Stencil
    • Assortment of Large and Medium Flat Brushes
    • Assortment of Small to Medium Stencil Brushes



    Read all instructions before beginning project.

    Enlarge pattern to fit your surface.

    1. Use a hand sander and coarse sandpaper to remove old finish. Change to fine sandpaper to smooth surface. Remove dust with a damp rag.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Use a yardstick to locate tabel center. Position pattern, secure with painters tape.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Trace and transfer pattern on each section.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Warm White to paint large circle, one side of each star point and every other inner circle section; Dark Denim to paint opposite star points and triangles; Honey Gold for outer border. Paint remaining inner circle sections Deep Ruby.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Double load medium flat brush and shade one side of rope sections with Honey Gold.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Stencil or paint lettering and border numbers Classic Black.
    12. Instruction #6
    13. Close up image of lettering and border numbers.
    14. Instruction #7
    15. Use liner brush and Honey Gold to paint gear on table center.
    16. Instruction #8
    17. Use sponge pouncer and Honey Gold to add dots on White circle. Stencil or paint white stars on blue triangles and black numbers on gold border. Use liner brush and Classic Black to outline details as desired. Use brush handle end and Warm White to add dots to inside edge of white circle.
    18. Instruction #9
    19. Seal with Satin Varnish.
    20. Instruction #10


    Compass Rose Pattern 1
    Compass Rose Pattern 2
    Compass Rose Pattern 3
    Compass Rose Pattern 4