Distressed Bookends and Metallic Books

Distressed Bookends and Metallic Books

Posted by DecoArt on Feb 20th 2019

Transform home décor with distressed bookends and metallic books made with Americana Decor® Matte Metallics™.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • sandpaper
    • various sizes of books
    • bookends



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Paint a couple of books in Persimmon and the others in French Mauve.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Paint the Persimmon books in Warm Copper and the French Mauve books in Rose Gold.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Paint the rounded, bulbous parts of the bookends in True Blue. Paint the remainder of the bookends in Serene.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Paint the True Blue area with Sapphire.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Distress the Serene painted areas with sandpaper.
    10. Instruction #5