How To Get The Distressed Look
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Ever wondered how they got that distressed, old, antique, well-worn look on old furniture pieces.It's easier than you think.In just 8 very simple steps, you can transform that boring piece of furniture into something hip and unique.
Let's get started.Find a piece of furniture or even just a piece of wood you think will look good with a distressed look.I like to cruise estate sales or even just the curb for trash.Quality furniture or 'actual' antique furniture I might try to restore to its original condition.
Usually, I'll try to add the distressed look to cheap and less-expensive furniture that doesn't have character on its own. What You'll needPalm SanderMedium to Fine Grit SandpaperPaintPolyurethaneStainBrushes 1.
Disassemble Furniture This doesn't mean tearing the entire thing apart.Remove knobs, handles, drawers, and basically anything that is easily removable.The entire process will go significantly smoother if you take the time to do this step.
2.Sand Furniture Sand the piece down so whatever color of paint you choose will adhere to the surface.3.Paint Furniture Pick a color you think would look good distressed.Generally bright, vibrant, or lighter colors work best.
But, if you're using a light colored stain, a darker color could look cool...