How to Achieve the Weathered Paint Look - Down Home Inspiration Blogger Down Home Inspiration has the key to achieving the perfect distressed, rustic paint look. These DIY tips and tricks are sure to help you capture a charming country feel in your space.
How to make a Barn Wood effect. Start with new wood. Then with the paintbrush, paint a layer of water and then a layer of stain and rub it off quickly with a rag to get that gray color. The water keeps the stain from getting too far in the wood so it’ll be gray not black.
DIY Barn Wood Technique | Paint Trick | the tutorial uses Cece Caldwell paints, but can get the same with other paints/stains -- Step 1: Gray (Pittsburgh Gray) and water into wood grain, Step 2: Dry, Step 3: Wipe stain over it (She used Savannah Praline) Step 4: Let stain Dry a few hours, Step 5: Small amount of white (Simply White) paint and dry brush onto it going with grain (wipe off excess as needed, but may need to add more after wiping excess), Step 6: Let cure or wipe on wax or…
DIY: How to Antique Wood with Paint and Stain - easy tutorial shows how to get this amazing finish by being a messy painter - by simply layering different colors of paint, then stain - via All Things Thrifty