Can you recommend one? Thanks to you all for your sweet words of encouragement, and excitement for these projects! I love it!!! Previous Post: I really love the gray wash finish I used last time, but I always like to try new things so I gathered up a few other weathered wood stain techniques for inspiration!
If there are just a few spots coming through, you could try spot treating with shellac and then paint another coat or two.
By signing up, you agree to receive Setting for Four e-mails. Share 44. This is my first attempt and I love it so far!
The more you rub and polish — the more shine you get. Please know that this can be done with gray, blue or any color of your choosing, but I would recommend a lighter color to ensure the desired finish.
My bed frame shows some grain, but it does not look like stain was put on it, so it must be paint. It makes more sence to use laytex. Thank you! We have decided to white wash our kitchen and dining room which are both authentic knotty pine paneling. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Hi Genevieve!
I can return the love and say that I love your miss morgan to death! I believe they were originally sealed with an oil-based poly or varnish. Finally, lots of time saving,useful tips!
I started leaving it longer, then too long, then back and forth and back and forth. Would the darker dye bleed into the water base paint? Gorgeous grey washed furniture displayed as focal points in a room is fab!
I just sent a few questions but forgot one important one. Whitewash tends to dry quickly, so work in small sections. I would love to be able to do that, any tips on that? Buffing is when you wax on and wax off and then lightly rub or polish the surface until you get a nice sheen. Well we love it so much, we plan on building a second one for our kitchen eating area! The look is good now but I was thinking about color washing to add a hint of rust color to it.