Distressed Painting Techniques

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Love this effect! DIY: creating an aged wood look by staining first and then washing with layers of paint

DIY Weathered Table Finish

Woohoo I’m back in the saddle! Feels good to take a paint brush to some furniture again – this time for a friend whose sweet husband built her this gorgeous table! She wanted some help …

If you are debating whether or not to use chalk paint or regular latex paint on your next piece of furniture. Here are some of the highlights of the pros and cons of both... View the slideshow belo...

Chalk Paint vs Latex Paint on Furniture - Painted Furniture Ideas

If you are debating whether or not to use chalk paint or regular latex paint on your next piece of furniture. Here are some of the highlights of the pros and cons of both... View the slideshow belo...

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Inspiration for today's color palette comes online catalog Soft Surroundings via Pinterest.. I love the combination of soft neutrals on this vintage style sideboard. Even a basic used sideboard can be transformed with paint and decorative moldings can be added to create interest. Using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® start with a coat of French Linen. Over that layer Duck Egg Blue. Add Coco for shadows and Old White for highlights. Next time you consider purchasing a factory made reproduction also…

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Primitive Home Decor - Handmade Country Decor

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How glaze accents painted furniture - From Facelift Furniture's DIY Blog

Dresser – Facelift Furniture

20 Spectacular Stained Furniture Ideas | curated by 'Delight Creative Home' blog!

Stained Furniture Ideas Idea Box by 221044

20 Spectacular Stained Furniture Ideas | curated by 'Delight Creative Home' blog!

This is just gorgeous! American paint company's "Peacock" with black glaze Facebook Friday

Facebook Friday #17 - American Paint Company

The all natural chalk and clay paints from American Paint Company help our paintriots create beautiful projects! Look what they’ve done this week: All Things New Again painted this chest of drawers with our nation’s flag using Navajo White, Fireworks Red and Born on the 4th and finished with Top Coat. Sweet Pickins merged two different pieces {Read More...}

Ultimate guide on how to distress wood and furniture. Video tutorials of 7 easy painting techniques that give great results of aged look using simple tools.

How to Distress Wood & Furniture {8 EASY Techniques & Videos!}

How to distress wood and furniture: 8 SUPER easy techniques & video tutorials to create aged & weathered wood quickly. Detailed steps & expert secret tips!

For the body, I mixed a custom color of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint, Graphite and Coco. {finished with a mix of dark and clear wax} And for the stain on the top I mixed up another custom concoction...dark walnut and natural oak.

Debonaire Dresser {Twelve Drawer}

For the body, I mixed a custom color of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint, Graphite and Coco. {finished with a mix of dark and clear wax} And for the stain on the top I mixed up another custom concoction...dark walnut and natural oak.

All your questions answered about using Wax or Polycrylic over Chalk Paint. Very GOOD & helpful information!!!!

Wax or Polycrylic over chalk paint? - Painted Vintage

All your questions answered about using Wax or Polycrylic over Chalk Paint.

An Antique Buffet gets a stunning makeover using a glazing technique. Come see the pop of color that lies inside. By Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com

Buffet Makeover ~ Glazing Technique - Prodigal Pieces

Nothing more stately or gorgeous than a vintage buffet. This classic piece had damage and all it needed was a buffet makeover. Come see the new look.

Home Goods Frame Makeover with Chalk Paint® decorative paint by Annie Sloan | By Artsy Chicks Rule

Annie Sloan Chalk Paint.... It's Not Just For Furniture (paint all the things!) - Artsy Chicks Rule®

Annie Sloan Chalk Paint, it's not just for furniture! Metal, glass, plastic...even lamp shades!! Come see them all in one post!

How to Choose a Topcoat | Interiors to Inspire — Interiors to Inspire

From dressers, to kitchen cabinets, to your floors, we paint everything! Dark or clear wax? Should I use lacquer? What if I want a glossy finish?

Steps to a Faux Zinc Finish - DIY Furniture Painting

Faux Zinc Finish - Nightstand Makeover - Painted Furniture Ideas

I was finally able to try a faux zinc finish! I love the look that the Restoration Hardware pieces that have this finish. If you are intersted to learn how to achieve this look, click the arrow to see my step by step instructions. I started with this nightstand & removed the hardware, did a light...Read More

How Glaze Transforms Ornate Furniture ~ From Facelift Furniture's DIY Blog

How Glaze Transforms Ornate Furniture

Of all the products I use to transform weary, dated furniture, glaze stands out for the transformation it provides. Applied on top of a chosen color of paint, it takes the new look to a whole …