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...

I love this blog post, "Dining Room Table Tutorial," found on "Our Vintage Home Love." I just might want to redo our old farmhouse table someday! :)

I love this blog post, "Dining Room Table Tutorial," found on "Our Vintage Home Love." I just might want to redo our old farmhouse table someday! :)

@woodharborcc Stain on Cherry, Maple, Knotty Alder, Red Oak, Quarter Sawn White Oak, Birch, Hickory, Walnut and Mahogany.

@woodharborcc Stain on Cherry, Maple, Knotty Alder, Red Oak, Quarter Sawn White Oak, Birch, Hickory, Walnut and Mahogany.

Wood Plank Ceiling on the Cheap!  Blogger used 1/4" 4' X 8' wood and had Home Depot cut it to 6 inches each lengthwise. Then sanded lightly around the edges and painted planks with a semigloss white enamel.

Wood Plank Ceiling on the Cheap! Blogger used 1/4" 4' X 8' wood and had Home Depot cut it to 6 inches each lengthwise. Then sanded lightly around the edges and painted planks with a semigloss white enamel.

Square Baluster Table in Farmhouse Style Kitchen with X-Back Dining Chairs. https://carpenterjames.com/store/products/square-tables

Square Baluster Table in Farmhouse Style Kitchen with X-Back Dining Chairs. https://carpenterjames.com/store/products/square-tables

Driftwood Gray paint/stain color.  Easy and complete tutorial on her blog.  The dresser is a beauty~

Driftwood Gray paint/stain color. Easy and complete tutorial on her blog. The dresser is a beauty~

Stain Color Guide - Minwax; we have 110 year old heart pine floors throughout the house; deciding on English Chestnut; porches are white oak; kitchen cabinets and thresholds are Kentucky Coffeetree

Stain Color Guide - Minwax; we have 110 year old heart pine floors throughout the house; deciding on English Chestnut; porches are white oak; kitchen cabinets and thresholds are Kentucky Coffeetree

What a wonderful addition to your bathroom. Can be set up or hung on the wall with the attached hangers. Each piece is 14 inches long by 3 1/2 inches wide. They are made from wood and have been stained and painted white and distressed with black lettering. Twine has been wrapped around each piece.

Bathroom Decor.White distressed. set of three, primitive bathroom decor, rustic bathroom decor, soak, wash, relax, sign.wood sign.wall decor

What a wonderful addition to your bathroom. Can be set up or hung on the wall with the attached hangers. Each piece is 14 inches long by 3 1/2 inches wide. They are made from wood and have been stained and painted white and distressed with black lettering. Twine has been wrapped around each piece.

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…

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…

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