DIY Barn Wood Technique Paint Trick the tutorial uses Cece Caldwell paints, but can get the same with other paints/stains -- Step Gray (Pittsburgh Gray) and water into wood grain, Step Dry, Step Wipe stain over it (She used Savannah Praline)
The Short cut way to repaint kitchen cabinets with no sanding,stripping, or even removing the doors! Plus a lot of cute furniture re-dos. I used this too for my kitchen cabinets. They turned out great, but I did remove doors and painted them while flat.
DIY chalk paint and dark wax.mix flat paint with non-sanded grout. The antiquing is a decades old technique practiced by decorative painters. A dab of burnt umber oil paint mixed with a dollop of Johnson Paste Wax does the trick.