Today Im sharing how to distress painted wood furniture for that chic worn look. Paint 2 coats of paint over the entire piece I obviously left the top unpainted but that was just my choice.
Choose two colors of latex paint to layer over the white piece of furniture.
Distressed Paint Green. See more ideas about painted furniture distressed furniture redo furniture. I pulled on a pair of latex gloves and put a thin layer of Vaseline on areas of the table. If you want wood peeking.
Its much easier to wet distress the paint when it has only been dry for a few hours or a day at most. All opinions images and love of painting projects are 100 mine. Kalen and I went to a sale at a local home decor store over the summer I cant resist a good sale and we found this old shutter.
Wow Love that bright green. Try using a combination of these methods and use both a wet cloth and a sanding sponge to create the look you want. Wait until the paint is ALMOST DRY and then use a piece of steal wool to gently rub off the paint on the corners around the handles or anywhere else you want to look distressed.
White is not the only cabinets you can distress. Let the paint dry out for about 2 hours. Then I painted on a layer of turquoise paint.
Ranger TDC31888 Tim Holtz Distress Crackle Paint 4 oz Jar Clear Rock Candy. How to paint furniture then distress it to give your furniture that antique finish. Once your final paint coat is dry you can start distressing it with either a wet rag or fine-grit sandpaper.
I applied two coats of paint and moved on to the next step once the green paint was dry. Distressing wood using Wet paper technique. Paper towels a few dry and a few damp If you want a similar distressed look definitely use clay or chalky paint.
Nov 12 2020 – Distressing pins. I wanted to do a two-color distressed finish with chalk paint on the base to create some interest. Both the Candle technique see previous and the Wet paper technique are good alternatives to distress wood or furniture using Vaseline.
An island cobbled together from salvaged five-panel doors and turned posts was unified with green paint then distressed to simulate wear on a single piece. I used Annie Sloan Chalk Paint for this project and found the paint layered incredibly well. See more about these techniques in the wet-distressing and dry-distressing sections above.
See more ideas about redo furniture painted furniture refinishing furniture. It also distressed easily. Use Vaseline To Distress Furniture.
This is the only layer of paint you will apply because the aim is to let the wood slightly show off beneath for a more authentic naturally distressed looks. Afterward apply a layer of paint following the grain of the wood. The glaze used a yellowish green tone to give it a very subtle cool tint.
It took me a while to decide how I was going to finish the chest so the paint had dried for 2 or 3 days. This post is sponsored by Dixie Belle Paint Company. If you just want to paint metal a totally new color without any distressing or chippyness to it spray paint will work too.
All three methods work similarly in the way that they create a resist in certain spots so the paint can be lifted off later. The color that goes on first will only show through the distressed areas of the top coat. If you want the piece to look like its been painted before youll want to buy two colors of paint so the base color shows through when the top player is distressed.
In fact you can distress any color of kitchen cabinets given that you use the appropriate color of antiquing glaze for best results. Refinishing and painting furniture tips and techniques. Glazes may be used overall or in crevices to add the look of aged patina.
Clay or chalky paint I used Country Chic Paints Vanilla Frosting Paint brush. 41 out of 5 stars. I distressed the paint by spraying Simple Green on a rag and wiping it over the drawer edges and the details on the chest casing.
Grey Distressed Kitchen Cabinets. It was also my first time outside of a small wood board in class using this technique so I wanted the practice. May 10 2018 – Explore Amanda Beamess board green distressed followed by 177 people on Pinterest.
How to distress furniture is one of the easiest furniture painting techniques there isDistressing paint on furniture is also probably one of the most commonly used technique as well. When you distress painted furniture you want to keep in mind the natural wear and tear of a piece and work with that in mind. The paint girl at Lowes mixed some custom paint for me.