Painting Advice: Problems with that Crackle Stuff?

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. Crackle medium is a fun way to age your furniture, cabinets, a frame, even a painting!  It’s really easy to use…unless it isn’t.  ;)  A newsletter subscriber wrote in recently […]

Faux Finish How To: Aging…stuff – or – Adding patina!

Verdigris

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. There seems to be a recent revival in faux aging objects…and not just walls.  :)  I mean boxes, lamps, pots, etc.  And as usual the popular “aging” is verdigris.  That’s […]

Distressing Furniture Ideas

Distressed wood dresser

Have you ever had to buy a new piece of furniture to replace something you already had and the new piece just sticks out like a sore thumb?  It looks like the stuff you’ve had and loved for years but it’s “new” and “shiny” and just doesn’t fit in? How do you make it look […]

Creating a Distressed Look on Kitchen Island

This great question from Dave & Donna – newsletter subscribers – I am happy to share the limelight with Tawn – THAT Painter Lady part 2!  I am wanting to get a distressed look on the center isle in my kitchen. It is real wood and was stained in a medium to dark finish when […]

How To Create Hand Rubbed Paint Finish

Martha asked a question (several questions) about “refinishing her bedroom furniture. She wants to know how to create a style like Pottery Barn hand rubbed paint finish. Debra: I have a four poster bed (w/matching vanity and night stands) they are either maple or maybe mahogany. Anyway…I want to do something totally different with them. […]

Tips to Achieve Distressed Cabinet Doors

Distressing is one of several faux painting techniques used to achieve distressed cabinet doors. The distressed effect on wooden items endows them with an antique or shabby chic look that is essential in a variety of decor schemes, from antique elegance to the informal rustic style. Distressing is an effective way to age doors on […]

Using Crackle Glaze to Age Furniture, Walls and Crafts | Avoiding Problems

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Crackle Glaze has been around for years. It has been and is still used to age walls, cabinets and crafts.  What makes it work is often a mystery. This question comes from a reader that had an unwanted outcome. In fact… their was no outcome at all. So what went wrong?  Read on, my friends […]

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