Tutorial for creating a gray/white wash by mixing stain and white paint.  Interesting combination with a  stunning finish.

Tutorial for creating a gray/white wash by mixing stain and white paint. Interesting combination with a stunning finish.

DIY Weathered Oak {Anne Sloan}  Step 1: Apply your Old White with your oval Annie Sloan paint brush lightly in small sections  Step 2. Wait 1 minute (depending on your preference for coverage), take your rag and wipe off paint. Apply pressure based on the coverage that you prefer  Step 3. Dampen your rag and go over the places on your piece that you would like to take off more paint  Step 4. Clear wax  click for full instructions at Blue Egg Brown Nest

DIY Weathered Oak {Anne Sloan} Step 1: Apply your Old White with your oval Annie Sloan paint brush lightly in small sections Step 2. Wait 1 minute (depending on your preference for coverage), take your rag and wipe off paint. Apply pressure based on the coverage that you prefer Step 3. Dampen your rag and go over the places on your piece that you would like to take off more paint Step 4. Clear wax click for full instructions at Blue Egg Brown Nest

DIY BARN WOOD :: She stained a piece of scrap board with Minwax white tint base wood stain in Slate and realized it was a bit too dark for her liking so she mixed the stain 50/50 with water which made a big difference. She let it dry over night and the next day used some ASCP in Pure White to white wash over the wood (mixing 1-2 Tbsp. with 1 cup water). She brushed it on then wiped it off with a paper towel. :: CLICK or here's another link: www.hawthorneandmain.com/2014/09/diy-barn-wood.html

DIY BARN WOOD :: She stained a piece of scrap board with Minwax white tint base wood stain in Slate and realized it was a bit too dark for her liking so she mixed the stain 50/50 with water which made a big difference. She let it dry over night and the next day used some ASCP in Pure White to white wash over the wood (mixing 1-2 Tbsp. with 1 cup water). She brushed it on then wiped it off with a paper towel. :: CLICK or here's another link: www.hawthorneandmain.com/2014/09/diy-barn-wood.html

Last week on the blog, I shared a Rustic Tree Branch Desk DIY, that Brandon  built and finished. The photos I took didn't quite show off the rustic,  distressed finish like I wanted, so I am sharing some close up photos today  of the finish as well as how we created a weathered wood gray finish.  We tested out a few different combinations to get a more gray washed  looked. Ultimately, we decided on using a combination of stain and white  washed paint (paint mixed with water) to achieve a...

Last week on the blog, I shared a Rustic Tree Branch Desk DIY, that Brandon built and finished. The photos I took didn't quite show off the rustic, distressed finish like I wanted, so I am sharing some close up photos today of the finish as well as how we created a weathered wood gray finish. We tested out a few different combinations to get a more gray washed looked. Ultimately, we decided on using a combination of stain and white washed paint (paint mixed with water) to achieve a...

Like the colors of this table for our farmhouse table - white on bottom, washed stain on top. Like the style of chairs, but with washable seat covers

Like the colors of this table for our farmhouse table - white on bottom, washed stain on top. Like the style of chairs, but with washable seat covers

Sand down. Paint with white chalk paint. Wipe off and seal with clear wax to achieve a driftwood/white wash look.

Sand down. Paint with white chalk paint. Wipe off and seal with clear wax to achieve a driftwood/white wash look.

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East Coast Creative: Refinished Dining Room Table {Furniture Makeover}

East Coast Creative: Refinished Dining Room Table {Furniture Makeover}

Gray table with white wash and stenciled top.  http://canarystreetcrafts.com/

Gray table with white wash and stenciled top. http://canarystreetcrafts.com/

Driftwood over white wash?

Driftwood over white wash?

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