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Tutorial for creating a gray/white wash by mixing stain and white paint. Interesting combination with a stunning finish.

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Light gray and white kitchen with a classic design features stacked light gray shaker cabinets accented with nickel pulls and fitted with Super White Quartzite countertops holding a farmhouse sink and polished nickel, deck bridge mount, gooseneck faucet under single hung windows separated by small sconces mounted to ivory shiplap walls supporting rustic wood ceiling beams hung over dark stained oak wood floors.

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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...

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How to Weather Wood

how to weather wood, painting, woodworking projects, You start with a dark stain dry brush white paint sand it down with steel wool and apply my DIY wood Stain on top

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How to Whitewash Wood

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

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DIY Barn Wood

Minwax - water based Slate color -- 50/50 stain -water to lighten it....then white wash -- 2 TBSP white to 1 CUP water

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