Wooden Book Stash Box

Wooden Book Stash Box

Posted by DecoArt on May 27th 2020

A wooden box, painted with Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™, becomes the perfect place for Dad's important stuff.


    • stylus or pencil
    • tracing & transfer paper
    • small and medium brushes
    • wooden book box


    1. Use a medium brush to paint the wooden book box cover and spine in Serene. Let dry.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Mix (1) part Serene with (1) part Lamp Black. Use a small brush to randomly dry-brush throughout the book. (See photo for placement.) Let dry. Save this color mix for the next two steps.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Trace and transfer the provided pattern to the box cover. Use a small brush to paint in the same color mix from the previous step. Let dry.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Select a font of your choice for "Dad's Stache" (or freehand if you wish). Paint the letters on the spine of the book in the same color mix.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Use a small brush to add shadows in Lamp Black. Let dry. Use a small brush to add accents in 24K Gold. (See photo for placement.) Use a medium brush to seal the sides and inside of box with DuraClear Matte Varnish.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. "Stache" things inside!
    12. Instruction #6