A clear tutorial and helpful tips on how to give wood a bright, beautiful whitewash... at www.maisondepax.com

How to Whitewash Wood

A clear tutorial and helpful tips on how to give wood a bright, beautiful whitewash... at www.maisondepax.com

paint 1: 2 parts chalk paint, 2 parts water, 1 part gray paint. Then paint on with brush.  Paint 2: 1-2 teaspoons black oil-based paint per cup turpentine, apply with foam brush

paint 1: 2 parts chalk paint, 2 parts water, 1 part gray paint. Then paint on with brush. Paint 2: 1-2 teaspoons black oil-based paint per cup turpentine, apply with foam brush

Plank Wall - for back wall and breakfast bar...no teal, just neutrals, gray wash and white wash planks

15 Creatively Genius DIY Wood Walls

Plank Wall - for back wall and breakfast bar...no teal, just neutrals, gray wash and white wash planks

Love this effect! DIY: creating an aged wood look by staining first and then washing with layers of paint

Love this effect! DIY: creating an aged wood look by staining first and then washing with layers of paint

How To: Color Wash Furniture For a muted look, try this color-wash technique on any unsealed material -- wood, terra-cotta, wicker, and bamboo all absorb watered-down paint pigment. By Brian Kramer & Chelsea Evers

How To: Color Wash Furniture

How To: Color Wash Furniture For a muted look, try this color-wash technique on any unsealed material -- wood, terra-cotta, wicker, and bamboo all absorb watered-down paint pigment. By Brian Kramer & Chelsea Evers

Last week on the blog, I shared a Rustic Tree Branch Desk DIY, that Brandon  built and finished. The photos I took didn't quite show off the rustic,  distressed finish like I wanted, so I am sharing some close up photos today  of the finish as well as how we created a weathered wood gray finish.  We tested out a few different combinations to get a more gray washed  looked. Ultimately, we decided on using a combination of stain and white  washed paint (paint mixed with water) to achieve a...

How to Create a Weathered Wood Gray Finish

Last week on the blog, I shared a Rustic Tree Branch Desk DIY, that Brandon built and finished. The photos I took didn't quite show off the rustic, distressed finish like I wanted, so I am sharing some close up photos today of the finish as well as how we created a weathered wood gray finish. We tested out a few different combinations to get a more gray washed looked. Ultimately, we decided on using a combination of stain and white washed paint (paint mixed with water) to achieve a...

Washed Wood Annie Sloan Old White is a fantastic soft white that can create a great aged washed wood finish, video tutorial

Washed Wood Annie Sloan Old White is a fantastic soft white that can create a great aged washed wood finish, video tutorial

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