"This solid oak table set was refinished using General Finishes Espresso Water Based Wood Stain on the top and Antique White Milk Paint on the base and chairs. It was then distressed to highlight all of the edges and really give it that farmhouse look! We sealed the whole thing with GF High Performance Satin." - Painted Paradise - Antiques, Vintage, and Repurposed Furniture Painted Paradise auctioned this set to raise money for their local church's efforts in Honduras - such a n...
I came back right after glazing, once it had dried to the touch, and added gold gilding wax. I applied the gilding wax with a small artists brush and a steady hand. Gilding wax on its own is very durable, but I added another coat of clear wax to seal the glazing in. After a second coat of clear wax I added brown and black wax accents, smearing them outward from the dark glaze, to great a more shadowed effect.
I've been sitting on the fence for a while about starting a blog. I don't know about you, but for me it's downright overwhelming and a little confusing. I actually got my page set up...kind of, then I would work on it for a while, get frustrated, and leave it for weeks before I came back to it. Well, last week I posted two little photos to my Instagram page. These particular posts were photos of a nightstand that I had refinished with chalk paint. This also happened to be my first ...
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