I like to wet distress my pieces because it makes much less mess and I feel like it's easier to accomplish different looks and feels to the paint finish, depending on what you use. It doesn't break through the original finish and expose the bare wood like regular sanding can. I always use Country Chic … Continue reading My go-to tools for distressing and antiquing a piece of painted furniture.
The main reason I prefer to wet distress my chalk paint is it's less mess. It's actually really easy and the results are incredible. If you can do it soon after the paint has dried it's much easier to get off but it's still easy enough to do weeks after your piece has dried. I … Continue reading Wet Distressing Chalk Paint
When I first started painting furniture I only used dark wax for my details, I was afraid to use glaze because I felt like it was going to be difficult. Boy, was I wrong. I was shocked at how easy it was to work with. I'll share a few of my projects soon. I know … Continue reading Finishing Wax vs. Furniture Glaze
I first shared this post over to Rustic Reclaimed but because it's something so useful and easy, I wanted to share it here on the new blog as well. I wanted a cost-effective way to try out a black finishing wax, I had just purchased an amazing dark wax from Minwax but it's brown & I … Continue reading DIY all natural Dark Antiquing Wax