2 coats of Chalk Paint® decorative paint in Provence, then dry brushed the entire thing with a Old White with French Linen mix, then dark waxed the entire thing, then used 60 grit sandpaper to expose some of the wood.
Headboard Robyn Story Designs and Boutique: CHALK PAINT® DECORATIVE PAINT! The inset is decoupaged Toile Tissue Paper to inset and topped w Craqueluer step 1 & 2 w dark wax rubbed in the areas of crackle to achieve look of old worn paper.
I always strive for a smooth finish when working on a piece of furniture, at least on the base paint, before distressing or aging it. In my opinion, brush strokes make a piece look sloppily painted. I think you can have a polished look even when you are
Beautiful texture and varying color depth using Annie Sloan Milk coats of Provence, then dry brushed the entire chair with Old White with French Linen mix. Dark wax was applied over entire piece with 60 grit sandpaper to expose wood. by faye
Like technique but in other color selections.Dry brushed with Annie Sloan Antibes Green & Provence, kept distressing to a minimum only to expose the gold. Whitewashed whole piece with Old White to finish and clear waxed. Thanks Shona Baronna