For this finished I used Rust-Oleum Weathered Gray stain for the first coat.  I let it dry over night then I distressed the wood.  I used 220 grit to lightly sand, focusing on the edges.  The last color coat was a white glaze (a glazing medium + antique white latex paint).  Finally, the clear coats. Fisherman's Wife Furniture: Master Bedroom Dresser Reveal

For this finished I used Rust-Oleum Weathered Gray stain for the first coat. I let it dry over night then I distressed the wood. I used 220 grit to lightly sand, focusing on the edges. The last color coat was a white glaze (a glazing medium + antique white latex paint). Finally, the clear coats. Fisherman's Wife Furniture: Master Bedroom Dresser Reveal

Once sanded, stained wood trim accepts new layers of paint easily. But over time, the stain can seep through the paint. The discoloration is most pronounced if you are using white paint or a very light-colored paint. Fortunately, some additional wood preparation can prevent stain bleeding. With the right prep work, you can cover even the darkest...

Once sanded, stained wood trim accepts new layers of paint easily. But over time, the stain can seep through the paint. The discoloration is most pronounced if you are using white paint or a very light-colored paint. Fortunately, some additional wood preparation can prevent stain bleeding. With the right prep work, you can cover even the darkest...

Found this cute China cabinet in the thrift store. After 2 days this is the end result I use valspar chalk paint from lowes

Found this cute China cabinet in the thrift store. After 2 days this is the end result I use valspar chalk paint from lowes

Use Minwax Special Walnut stain for the first layer, brushing it on a little at a time, and then wiping it off.  After that dried overnight, use Sherwin Williams Pro Classic water based paint in Jargon Jade, and paint the whole thing.  Once that layer was dry, hit the whole thing with a sander, taking a good portion of the paint layer off.

Use Minwax Special Walnut stain for the first layer, brushing it on a little at a time, and then wiping it off. After that dried overnight, use Sherwin Williams Pro Classic water based paint in Jargon Jade, and paint the whole thing. Once that layer was dry, hit the whole thing with a sander, taking a good portion of the paint layer off.

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