Turquoise Chevron Bookcase

Turquoise Chevron Bookcase

Posted by DecoArt on May 1st 2014

Turn outdated into outstanding in no time by adding color and pattern to a flea market bookcase.


    • paper towels
    • sandpaper
    • white cloth
    • 2" flat brush
    • bookshelf
    • FrogTape® Shape Tape™ in chevron pattern



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Wipe down bookcase thoroughly with damp paper towels to get any dust or residue off.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Remove shelves from bookcase.
    4. Use 2" flat brush to basecoat the backing of shelves with Yesteryear. Rinse brush.
    5. Apply Frog tape across the backing of shelves. Wipe down with damp paper towel to remove the powdery residue.
    6. Use 2" Flat brush with Everlasting to paint the chevron pattern on. Then remove tape.
    7. Instruction #5
    8. Use 2" Flat brush to base coat the entire bookshelf except for backing of shelves. Rinse brush.Let dry completely.
    9. Instruction #6
    10. Use 2" Waxing brush to apply Clear creme wax over entire piece to seal. Use white cloth to buff (optional) to a satin sheen.