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
If youre new to painting, I would HIGHLY recommend visiting All Things Thrifty and read her post Painting Furniture 101. This is where I started and I am sooo thankful for this post to set me in the right direction.