DecoArt Monogram Stool

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by DecoArt Design Team

DecoArt Monogram Stool

Cool shades of paint and cardstock combine to create a pretty perch known as the DecoArt Monogram Stool! You have so many different colors of paint to choose from at A.C. Moore, so feel free to switch out the colors we used, to those that are more your style!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Allow paint to dry between steps. Project time does not include this drying time.
  • 2
    Find a style of font you like on a computer. Type out the letter you want so that it is about an inch shorter than the face of the stool you are using. Trace and transfer monogram onto the wood plaque.
  • 3
    Use Pistachio Mint to paint seat and legs of stool.
  • 4
    Paint side rungs of stool Poodleskirt Pink.
  • 5
    Cut circle from cardstock that is about an inch shorter than the face of the stool you are using. (Tip: find an item around the house, such as a dinner plate, to ensure a perfect circle).
  • 6
    Trace letter onto center of cardstock. Paint letter Pistachio Mint and use hair dryer on low heat setting to speed drying and avoid wrinkling.
  • 7
    Use even coat of glue to back of paper circle and quickly attach to center of stool seat, gently smoothing out any wrinkles. Use hair dryer on low heat setting, about 6 inch from stool seat, to speed drying of glue and avoid wrinkling of paper. Let glue dry completely before proceeding.
  • 8
    Apply coat of multi-purpose sealer to top of stool seat; use hair dryer on low heat setting to speed drying and avoid wrinkling of paper. Repeat for second coat of sealer.
  • 9
    Apply multi-purpose sealer to remainder of stool.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Unfinished Stool such as Woodline Works Wood Stool Oval 104141752
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Pistachio Mint 104521651 (you may need to buy more than one bottle of paint
  • depending on the size of the stool you are using)
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Poodleskirt Pink 104521677 (you may need to buy more than one bottle of paint
  • depending on the size of the stool you are using)
  • DecoArt Americana 8 oz. Multi-Purpose Sealer 104550615
  • Nicole™ Crafts Brush Flat 1 104119666
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Wash Size 1 104118913
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Wash Size 1/2 104118912
  • Aleene's 4 oz. Quick Dry Tacky Glue 104147956
  • 12 inch x 12 inch Coordinating Decorative Cardstock of Your Choice
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Letter to Serve as Monogram
  • Round Household Item (optional - see step 5)
  • Hair Dryer with a Low Heat Setting