How to Paint, Distress and Antique a Piece Of Furniture A distressed and antiqued piece of furniture can add a unique charm to any room. And if you do it yourself, the process of distressing and antiquing furniture is relatively inexpensive.
Step 6. Apply your first coat of Chalk Paint. Then, methodically work section by section as the paint dries fairly quickly. If this is your first chalk paint project, and you’re feeling anxious, you can start with a side of the furniture that won’t get as much "air time" like the back legs of a table.
Basically the wax acts a resist for whatever paint goes on top of it-meaning the paint that is laid down on top of the wax will not adhere. When it’s time to come back and distress, all you have to do is barely touch it with some sandpaper and it comes right off.
It’s THAT good! If you’re a fan of vintage, distressed furniture but not into the hours upon hours of sanding it takes to achieve that look, this tutorial, my friends, is for you: How to Distress Paint with Vaseline!
I have also created some new posts having to do with painting and distressing furniture, check them out here: How to Make Chalk Paint with 3 household items. How to Paint Furniture Like a Pro. How to Distress Furniture Like A Pro! 17 farmhouse painted furniture pieces You Will Want to Steal
Create your own shabby chic furniture for a cool, funky look. The shabby chic style is very popular, but can be a bit pricey to buy. On the other hand, it is easy and fun to paint and distress your own pieces.
I was at work and there was this distress call to say that the house was burning. As a family we had a strong desire to.
How To Arrange Furniture In A Small Open Floor Plan Arranging your furniture is hard enough when all the furniture you own isn’t jammed into a single room. But here you are, in your itty bitty one room apartment, generously called a "studio", and all that stuff has to go somewhere. Take heart! And take a few lessons from these real-life studio.
Learn how to distress painted furniture using two different methods. If you’re curious about how I refinished the top of this console table, I wrote a post on it.. I love lightly distressed furniture. It adds instant character, but more importantly, it makes the furniture piece less precious and more usable.