White Rustic Distressed Furniture Pieces
Hi Everyone, I can’t believe it’s already Fall. I seriously thought last Fall, I would be at a place where I could be decorating our home for the Fall season and yet here I am still trying to pull our home together. Yes, it’s been a crazy ride and the ride is far from over, still so much more that needs to be done. We are making some progress on the outside with new paint, which I am very excited about, I will be share that in another post. Today, I thought I would share a few furniture pieces, recently done in a white rustic distressed finish
I have tried many paints and honestly, I think I have found my true “LOVE” paint. Most of you know about Kilz, if not it was mostly used as a primer. Now, you may or may not have heard JoAnna and Chip Gains partnering with Kilz and carries it at Magnolia Market. Recently I discovered our Walmart carries Kilz and can be made in a wide assortment of colors. Can you just feel my excitement? I absolutely love this paint and this is what I have used here on the dressers and headboard.
This is the only before picture I took. I really need to get better at taking before pictures, but you get the idea, right?
After lightly sanding my pieces, (I know it says you don’t need to sand, but I feel like every piece needs a light sanding before paint and after the first coat using 220 grit sand paper). I let this piece dry and the went in and distressed it and added a clear coat,
On the headboard I distressed it a little differently, to distress this piece I actually didn’t let it dry completely, I pulled the paint with the brush where I wanted more of the wood to show and then went back after the headboard was dry, lightly sanded it smooth with 220 and distressed the edges. Added a clear coat.
This was the only picture I had of the headboard, the coffee table in the picture is a piece we made from 2×4’s if your interested in how that was made you can see that here at DIY Coffee Table with 2X4’s
On this dresser I did the same dresser I did the same technique as the other dresser/buffet only added new hardware from Hobby Lobby.
One thing I do love is painting furniture, as most of you all probably already know. There is just something about when a paint brush hits a piece of furniture that makes me happy! A what I love the most about this rustic distressed painting technique is it goes with any Farmhouse style.
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