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I created this mixed wood wall with cheap wood paneling from Lowes, leftover stain and paneling nails for around $40. UncookieCutter.com

Mixed Wood Wall - Easy & Cheap DIY

I created this mixed wood wall with cheap wood paneling from Lowes, leftover stain and paneling nails for around $40. UncookieCutter.com

RH Inspired Shanty Sideboard & Hutch Finish Used: 1 coat of Minwax Weathered Oak, then 1 coat of Minwax Special Walnut. by Hercio Dias

RH Inspired Shanty Sideboard & Hutch Finish Used: 1 coat of Minwax Weathered Oak, then 1 coat of Minwax Special Walnut. by Hercio Dias

Minwax stains (one coat) on pine plywood from left to right-special walnut, early American, provincial, chestnut (gel), aged oak (gel) and cherrywood (gel).

Minwax stains (one coat) on pine plywood from left to right-special walnut, early American, provincial, chestnut (gel), aged oak (gel) and cherrywood (gel).

I sing praises for reclaimed and salvaged wood all the time.  I love the look, and I love what the look represents: history.  But sometimes, it's just not practical for me to use it, so…

Layering Stain Technique

I sing praises for reclaimed and salvaged wood all the time. I love the look, and I love what the look represents: history. But sometimes, it's just not practical for me to use it, so…

minwax stains we have used "provincial" and been VERY happy. since we almost always use red oak, we know exactly how it will look...provincial is a very neutral, medium brown stain color. (when i say "neutral" i mean a color that doesn't read red or yellow or grey.)  here are my favorite "neutral" minwax stains, in order from dark to light:

minwax stains we have used "provincial" and been VERY happy. since we almost always use red oak, we know exactly how it will look...provincial is a very neutral, medium brown stain color. (when i say "neutral" i mean a color that doesn't read red or yellow or grey.) here are my favorite "neutral" minwax stains, in order from dark to light:

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 Picture Frame - Page 2 of 2

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

Minwax stain - Mix Special Walnut and Dark Walnaut get the PB TUSCAN chestnut stain! www.somuchbetterwithage.com

Dining Room Table Makeover

Can you believe that adding a coat of Jacobean Minwax stain over the Dark Walnut left me with this beautiful, rich color? (I can't!)

Can you believe that adding a coat of Jacobean Minwax stain over the Dark Walnut left me with this beautiful, rich color? (I can't!)

Minwax Classic Grey Floor for Restoration Hardware Floors

Minwax Stain for Red Oak Floors

10 tips and tricks for staining wood! i have a couple things i need to stain

10 Tips & Tricks for Staining Wood