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...

How to Create a Weathered Wood Gray Finish

Tutorial on how to create a rustic, distressed finish - weathered wood gray finish. Using a combination of stain and white washed paint (paint mixed with water).

WHITEWASH, LIME WAX, PAINT? (Pt 2) – Orphans With Makeup

Hello friends – Just before the holidays I posted about my dilemma on how to finish this gorgeous antique oak Renaissance-style buffet. My intention was to purchase a marble top and I was po…

How to achieve a white-washed weathered oak finish on plain smooth pine by creating a raised grain, staining and sealing, and then using white wax.

Metal pieces on corners.How to achieve a white-washed weathered oak finish on plain smooth pine by creating a raised grain, staining and sealing, and then using white wax.

How to white wash furniture, a simple, easy tutorial.

First project in the guest room makeover,,

I’ve been whitewashing quite a few pieces of furniture lately and really loving the way it looks. Here is the...  Read more »

Whitewash Furniture Correctly

DIY Furniture Refinishing Tips - Whitewashing Furniture - Creative Ways to Redo Furniture With Paint and DIY Project Techniques - Awesome Dressers, Kitchen Cabinets, Tables and Beds - Rustic and Distressed Looks Made Easy With Step by Step Tutorials

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

How to Get a Whitewashed Paint Finish - this is the easiest way to get a weathered finish, using chalk paint and clear wax - via D.'s Cottage and Design: White Washed Frenchy Table

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

5 of them (each 8 feet long) to make a 6 foot long x 3 foot deep table top.total cost was bucks.Round corners for top. Minwax stain w/ brush, wipe excess, finishing wax.

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

East Coast Creative: Refinished Dining Room Table // Would love to do this on upper cabinets instead of painting, so that the wood grain runs throughout kitchen and unifies cabinetry.

beachy wood plank dresser, helen nichole designs, milk paint, white washed furniture, coastal furniture 1

Its on next page beachy wood plank dresser, helen nichole designs, milk paint, white washed furniture, coastal furniture 1

French Provincial style bed table with white wash top and milk paint base. (Possibly chalk paint, she didn't say)

Guest Bedroom End Table Makeover

French Provincial style bed table with white wash top and milk paint base - idea for end table makeover

That Boho Chick: Furniture

Padma Dresser - Urban Outfitters I like the distressed look--gives it character and it looks like it has stories to tell from years passed by.

38 Adorable White Washed Furniture Pieces For Shabby Chic And Beach Décor | DigsDigs

Kitchen vintage storage hutch ~ French country, rustic farmhouse style - LOVE the trunks for above kitchen cabinets

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