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How do you distress a coffee table?
Allow your fully-painted table to dry. I left our table on the patio to dry overnight. Once your paint is completely dry, using a steel wool pad and/or sand paper, rub briskly at surfaces you want distressed. I went for corners in particular, because in a natural distressed piece, corners usually get nicked the most. via
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What can I do with an old coffee table?
How do you make paint look distressed?
How do you make something look distressed without sanding?
How do you give furniture a distressed look?
The most popular technique for distressing a piece of furniture (or any decor for that matter) is to simply sand the piece. To do this technique, simply paint your piece in the desired color and then go back with a sanding block or piece of sand paper and sand down the edges slightly, to give that weathered look. via
How do you whitewash furniture without sanding?
How do I update my coffee table?
Apply several thin coats of spray paint to the base of the coffee table. Use wood filler to smooth out the table top if necessary. Apply shellac-based primer to table top. Paint table top with white paint. via
How do you make wood look rustic white?
First dilute the white paint with water, to a consistency of heavy cream. Dip a rag into the paint and wipe it onto the wood surface. Use it as a white wash stain. Repeat with another 1-2 layers if you want it to look more white. via
How do you restore an old coffee table?
To refinish a coffee table, start by sanding off the old finish. Clean up all the wood dust from sanding so the bare wood surface is clean and ready for a new finish. After that, apply a new finish like furniture oil, wood stain, varnish, or paint that will give the coffee table the final look you want. via
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How do you do shabby chic?
Shabby chic items are often heavily painted through the years, with many layers showing through obviously time-worn areas. The style is imitated in faux painting using glaze or by painting then rubbing and sanding away the top coat to show the wood or base coats, known as “distressing” the finish of the furniture. via
How do you make white paint look old?
Make The White Paint Look Old
To age the white paint I used Caromal Colours Toner. This is one of my favorite DIY products. The process to make any paint color look old is as simple as brushing the toner onto the paint and then wiping it off with a damp rag until you get the desired effect. via
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How do you paint wood to make it look distressed?
The most simple and straight forward method to distress wood is to sand some of the paint off. This technique works great on both already painted wood and unpainted wood. The key is to sand random areas that tend to get bumped or scratched naturally, so it looks organic. via