DIY: How to Get a French Paint Finish + How to Transfer Graphics - this post shows how to enlarge a design (from The Graphics Fairy) & how to transfer it to a table. This is a great tutorial! Via Deanna Rio
First coat - Glidden Natural Linen Stain - MinWax Classic Gray 270 (one person brushes while the other wipes it right off) A little sanding for some aging Several Coats of MinWax - Polycrylic, satin finish (sand between each coat)
Use Paint, Glaze & Distressing to Transform Your Furniture
When old furniture has seen its better day, paint, glaze and distressing offer weary, old pieces a chance at a whole new life. With a favorite paint color, you can take a piece in a new direction, and with glaze, the the great design of molding and ornate detail stands out. Distressing pops out original …
How to Make Rusty Tin Signs. Adding one ingredient from your kitchen cupboard while painting a homemade sign can give it a rusty look. To create a faux rusty tin sign, sprinkle some cinnamon on the areas that you want to look weathered.