Harlequin Tone-on-Tone Stenciled Nightstand

Harlequin Tone-on-Tone Stenciled Nightstand

Posted by DecoArt on Jun 30th 2014

Jazz up a boring bedroom nightstand with tone-on-tone, harlequin stenciled checks.


    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • 2" flat brush
    • #8 flat brush
    • 1" painter's tape
    • foam paint roller
    • clean cloth


    1. Wipe down the nightstand with a clean, dry cloth.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Paint the entire piece (including hardware) with Relic using a #8 flat brush.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Mix (3) parts Soft-Touch Varnish with (1) part Relic.
    6. Tape the stencil to the top of the nightstand with 1" blue painter's tape. Use a foam paint roller to apply the tinted varnish. Repeat to cover the surface.
    7. Instruction #4
    8. Use the tinted varnish to paint the hardware, sides, and accents (such as the lines on the top and bottom of the drawers).