Eve: maybe these links will help! Good luck!
this may help: https://www.hometalk.com/43308732/how-to-paint-your-old-couch-paint-that-acts-like-faux-leather
Here are several hometalk projects that might help. I would recommend asking specific questions on the post to get advice.
Hi Eve, here are some instructions on painting faux leather furniture and the type of paint to use. Good luck with your project. www.wikihow.com › ... › Crafts › Craft Painting › Fabric Painting
How to Paint Faux Leather: 14 Steps (with Pictures) - wikiHow
Part 2. Applying the Paint. Clean the faux leather. Use a paint palette. Mix a small amount of acetone to your acrylic paint. Apply a base coat for large surfaces. Apply paint to one side of a sponge. Allow the paint to dry. Enhance the color with additional layers of paint.
What kind of paint do you use on faux leather?
Leather paints are acrylic-based paints created specifically for work on leather and faux leather. Though you can also use standard acrylic paints from a craft store, leather paints are not much more expensive and are made to adhere to these types of materials without chipping, peeling, or cracking over time.