French-Style Accent Shelf

French-Style Accent Shelf

Posted by DecoArt on Mar 18th 2014

Add a little French flair to any room or office with this accent shelf.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • painter's tape
    • 2" chip brush
    • 5/8" stencil brush
    • stencil adhesive
    • wooden shelf



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Using 2” chip brush, basecoat entire surface Serene.
    2. Dry-brush top with Relic, picking up just a little bit of paint and brushing in single direction.
    3. Center oval stencil from French Inn stencils and tape into place.
    4. Using 5/8” stencil brush, lightly pounce stencil with Relic.
    5. Stencil top sides with small swirl pattern, using 5/8” stencil brush and pouncing lightly with Relic.