Crafty display stand
Turn an old painted wooden stool into a crafty display stand with a little bit of help from Resene.
Fun with furniture with Mark Rayner - Project 26
Difficulty level: Moderate
You will need: an old wooden stool, a damp cloth, old paintbrush, paintbrush, patterned fabric, piece of paper, pencil, PVA glue, sandpaper and scissors. Resene Lustacryl tinted to Resene Panorama and Resene Quarter Black White.
To get the look: Mark painted the background wall with Resene SpaceCote Flat tinted to Resene Black White.
Other ideas: To create a display stand for a child’s bedroom, paint with Resene Rocket and Resene Alabaster, and glue cut-out cartoon pictures from comics to each side.
Wash the paintwork of the wooden stool, if necessary, and lightly sand to ‘key’ the surface.
Wipe off any sanding residue with a damp cloth and allow to dry.
Apply one coat of Resene Panorama to the underside and legs of the stool and allow two hours to dry.
Apply a second coat of Resene Panorama to the underside and legs of the stool and allow two hours to dry.
Apply two coats of Resene Quarter Black White to the sides and top of the stool, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.
Using the pencil and scissors, mark and cut out a paper template to the same size as the side of the stool.
Using the template as a guide cut out four pieces of fabric to this size.
Apply a layer of PVA to one of the sides using an old paintbrush and carefully place a piece of fabric in position, smoothing out any creases. Repeat for the remaining three sides of the stool and allow glue to dry.
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