A Safer way to Lime Wood I am so excited to bring you this tutorial because I love the look of Limed wood, but hate the toxin laden, labor intensive aspect lurking behind the beauty. You might know this technique as being called Lime Waxing, Lime Washing, White Washing or even Cerusing. Best described as highlighting wood grain or the pores. There are lots of ways to do this and I’m not big on doing things like everyone else. So here is my zero VOC, Earth & Animal Friendly version of Cerusing.
Using reVAX as a Glaze So you've heard a rumor that Shabby Paints reVAX can be used as a glaze? We already know it is perfect for aging, protecting, staining and adding depth to your furniture. But, can it also be used as a Glaze? YES, so now we can add Glazing to the growing [...]
When life hands you ugly furniture, Make your own faux wood stain. We have a few options when it comes to staining furniture using Shabby Paints. You can sand wood down and stain with Hazelnut or Black reVAX, which is great because it is a top coat stain all in one. Or, you can create [...]
Embracing Imperfections Faux Plank Table I thought I'd share a little faux tip I did recently. I'm sure I'm not the only junker that runs across things that seem beyond repair. But with a little redneck ingenuity and paint someones trash can become a family treasure. This was about embracing imperfections. I spotted this on the [...]