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Love this effect! DIY: creating an aged wood look by staining first and then washing with layers of paint
I created this mixed wood wall with cheap wood paneling from Lowes, leftover stain and paneling nails for around $40. http://UncookieCutter.com
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 seala....
How to use paint to color wash and stain wood any color -- the wood grain still shows through @Remodelaholic
How To Get The Weathered Wood Look - great post shows how to get different finishes with paint and stain.
DIY - Aged Wood. You’ll need: Grade #0000 Steel Wool, Vinegar, Mason Jar, a pot of tea (cold). Put a hunk of steel wool in a jar and fill jar with vinegar. Let stand overnight. Then paint wood with tea, let dry, then paint with vinegar mixture. Let dry and it will change colour and look like old wood!