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Last week on the blog, I shared a Rustic Tree Branch Desk DIY, that Brandon  built and finished. The photos I took didn't quite show off the rustic,  distressed finish like I wanted, so I am sharing some close up photos today  of the finish as well as how we created a weathered wood gray finish.  We tested out a few different combinations to get a more gray washed  looked. Ultimately, we decided on using a combination of stain and white  washed paint (paint mixed with water) to achieve a...

How to Create a Weathered Wood Gray Finish

Easy tutorial on how to create a weathered wood gray finish. Make new wood look like old weathered wood or refinish your furniture with this wood finish.

Farmhouse Graywash Technique | Reality Daydream

Learn how to revitalize your furniture using a graywash technique. Transform your home for just pennies - and have fun doing it. Try this easy-peasy method.

The Smoky Pearl Furniture Painting Technique - Captiva Home Decor

Searching for an interesting finish to WOW! your guests or furniture painting clients? The “Smoky Pearl” is a unique, gorgeous painting technique that is sure to impress & will keep you on your toes as you paint! The key to the finish is the Maison Blanche Black Lime Wax, it creates a translucent layer of color that ... Read More about The Smoky Pearl Furniture Painting Technique

How To Not Get Brush Strokes When Painting • Fusion™ Mineral Paint

A common problem when furniture painting is brush strokes! This post will share how to not get brush strokes when painting furniture or cabinets with Fusion Mineral Paint.

How to Glaze Furniture: Bronze Gray Dresser | Living in a Fixer Upper

Adding a glaze to a piece you are working on is a very quick and easy way to get more of an antiqued effect. Glazes are very neat little mixes that brush-on

Coastal Style Chalk Paint Makeover (and FAUX Weathered Finish with just 2 paints!) EASY! artsychicksrule.com #fauxweatheredfinish #weatheredfinish #chalkpaintmakeover #paintedfurniture #coastalstyle #coastaldecor #chalkpaintfurniture

Coastal Style Chalk Paint Makeover (simple weathered finish with paint!) - Artsy Chicks Rule®

This Chalk Paint makeover got a faux weathered finish using just 2 paints (and a touch of one other) EASY to create this look!

Mermaid Tail! The fan detail on the bottom of this dresser inspired the mermaid tail. I used Dixie Belle Fluff with brown wax to shadow and a custom stencil with bronze patina paint and green and blue patina spray. Finished this a while back but thought some of you may have pieces that lend themselves to mermaid tails too:)

Mermaid Tail! The fan detail on the bottom of this dresser inspired the mermaid tail. I used Dixie Belle Fluff with brown wax to shadow and a custom stencil with bronze patina paint and green and blue patina spray. Finished this a while back but thought some of you may have pieces that lend themselves to mermaid tails too:)

Do Dodson Designs on Instagram: “My inspiration for this gold leaf furniture project came from a painting, of all things. About 5 minutes after I decided to do this…”

775 Likes, 50 Comments - Do Dodson Designs (@do_dodson_designs) on Instagram: “My inspiration for this gold leaf furniture project came from a painting, of all things. About 5…”

4 the love of wood: JUST PRIMER AND SOME WAX - how to white washed dove grey

WHITE WASHED DOVE GREY - primer and wax

A blog about re-purposing vintage wood furniture, with many tutorials that include tips and tricks how to achieve the look you want in your décor.

A clear tutorial and helpful tips on how to give wood a bright, beautiful whitewash... at www.maisondepax.com

How to Whitewash Wood - Maison de Pax

A clear tutorial and helpful tips on how to give wood a bright, beautiful whitewash... at www.maisondepax.com

I’ve officially joined the ✨✨copper craze✨✨ SO obsessed with this gorgeous copper leaf paired with navy blue! These glamorous side tables are made by the illustrious Dixie company which is known for their impeccable quality! Fashioned from solid maple, with all dovetail joints, and the original hardware, these beauties are in flawless condition! Hand painted in a rich navy blue and accented with beautiful genuine copper leaf; this is an absolutely stunning set! Measuring 20x16x28 these are…

Second Chance Studios on Instagram: “I’ve officially joined the ✨✨copper craze✨✨ SO obsessed with this gorgeous copper leaf paired with navy blue! These glamorous side tables…”

386 Likes, 21 Comments - Second Chance Studios (@secondchancestudios29) on Instagram: “I’ve officially joined the ✨✨copper craze✨✨ SO obsessed with this gorgeous copper leaf paired with…”

Jacobean style buffet refinished with Dixie Belle paint in cotton, drop cloth, hurricane gray with gold leaf accents Facebook.com/brushedbybrandy

Jacobean style buffet refinished with Dixie Belle paint in cotton, drop cloth, hurricane gray with gold leaf accents Facebook.com/brushedbybrandy

How to White Wash Wood Like a Pro - Nikki's Plate

How to Whitewash Wood in 3 Easy Steps | Nikki's Plate

How to White Wash Wood Like a Pro - Nikki's Plate

Played with Bohemian Blue @debisdesigndiary DIY paint! Also wanted a somewhat neutral piece so here are the results! Buffet available,�

Niss & That on Instagram: “Played with Bohemian Blue @debisdesigndiary DIY paint! Also wanted a somewhat neutral piece so here are the results! Buffet available,…”

Played with Bohemian Blue @debisdesigndiary DIY paint! Also wanted a somewhat neutral piece so here are the results! Buffet available,�