Upscale Decou-Page Jewelry Box

Upscale Decou-Page Jewelry Box

Posted by DecoArt on Feb 10th 2016

Paint and decoupage a plain wooden jewelry box into a chic storage.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • sandpaper
    • ruler
    • painter's tape
    • screwdriver
    • 3/4" flat brush
    • 1" sponge brush
    • scrapbook paper
    • paper trimmer
    • wooden jewelry box



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Sand the entire wooden jewelry box. Remove the drawers and the hardware to prevent painting getting on them.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Use painter's tape to tape off the mirror if the box has one.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Paint the inside of the box with Bahama Blue on a 3/4" flat brush. Allow to dry completely between coats. Paint the outside of the box using White Wash.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Measure and cut a piece of scrapbook paper with a paper trimmer to fit the top of the box. Apply a layer of Americana Matte Decou-Page to the top of the box.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Place the paper over the surface and press from the center out, removing any air bubbles. Apply an additional coat of Decou-Page on top of the paper.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Measure and cut additional paper to fit the other bottom sections of the box. Apply Decou-Page; position the paper; remove any air bubbles; and apply another layer of Decou-Page on top.
    12. Instruction #6
    13. When everything has completely dried, apply a coat of DuraClear Matte Varnish to the entire piece. Re-attach the hardware and remove any painter's tape.
    14. Instruction #7