A Southern Story, http://asouthernstory.com/tag/furniture/, took General Finishes Buttermilk Yellow Milk Paint and created a very sweet and lovely dresser.To get your own can of General Finishes Milk Paint, visit your local Rockler Woodworking & Hardware stores, Woodcraft stores, Amazon.com, or find other retailers at http:www.generalfinishes.com/where-to-buy. Limited selections are also available at www.leevalley.com in Canada.
In this tutorial I show you how I used Fiddes Wax with Vintage Storehouse Antiquing Powder (in French Cobblestone) to create a subtle aged look on the Stephanie Set I finished a few weeks ago. I love this set and the way it turned out. I got so many compliments and questions from friends and neighbors while I was working on it. The pictures really don’t do it justice!
Tip for using Mimwax GEL – for no drip staining furniture! I know [painting] wood pieces [is] ALL The RAGE on Pinterest, and some pieces do look better painted - especially French Country - but I really like this classic look and this gal's entry just really appealed to me.
yellow dresser-Tip- Distressing-A LOT of sanding after painting. Some people apply wax before painting in certain areas so the paint won’t stick. I use latex paint (Behr) fine grit sand paper/sponges, orbital sander, basic electric hand sander. Hand sanding gives the most control. Clean thoroughly and apply some type of finish (wax, poly stain or polycyclic