Charming Painted Bookcase Tutorial

Painted and Stenciled Bookcase

Last month I worked on a fun project for DecoArt: a charming painted bookcase, to demonstrate how versatile and fun DecoArt’s Chalky Finish paint line is.

I painted this bookcase based on a pair of socks for inspiration.


Yes! My friend Laura gave me an adorable pair of MacKenzie-Childs socks as a gift when I visited her in Colorado! I’ve always loved the whimsical designs of MacKenzie-Childs, so having their designs on comfy socks is simply awesome!

So awesome that I designed a painted bookcase around them! Here’s what I shared on my Instagram feed back in June:


You can see my entire tutorial — along with step-by-step pictures — on DecoArt’s website!

DecoArt Charming Painted Bookcase

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Charming Painted and Stenciling Bookcase on

And click on any of the Related Posts below to see more of my chalky finish painted projects here on Pet Scribbles!

Happy crafting!



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