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Whitewashed Wood Technique 1 part paint 2 parts water Paintbrush Cup Dry cloth I sanded my boards with 80 grit paper before application Mix your paint and water together DO NOT apply paint to the entire surface you are working Using your cloth, rub the paint in the direction of the wood grain You should be able to spread it out easily. For my project, I left some of the original color on the boards, so I wasn't getting into every nook and cranny.


AMAZING tutorial on painting a dark stone fireplace to look naturally rustic... This will be my fireplace inspiration! erin's art and gardens: painted stone fireplace before and after

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How to Whitewash Furniture & Other Wood

I’ve been whitewashing quite a few pieces of furniture lately and really loving the way it looks. Here is the basic technique I use for… View the slideshow below to …


Amish Whitewash 1 gallon water 2 pounds salt 7 pounds hydrated lime. Mixing whitewash to paint the inside of the chicken coop.