Posts made in May, 2013

How to Distress Furniture – Blog by Lee Simone

Posted by on May 20, 2013 in Blog, Hand Painted Furniture Blog, Paint Effects Blog

How to Distress Furniture – Blog by Lee Simone

How to Distress Furniture – Blog by Lee Simone For this article I thought I’d talk about distressing, a wonderful paint finish that gives furniture and kitchens that aged, ‘shabby chic’ look. Distressing continues to be an extremely popular finish, and as it can only be achieved by hand the variety of different finishes are almost limitless. Below are a couple of examples of how different distressed furniture can be – from the stylistically aged to the seriously...

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How to ‘Antique’ Furniture & Kitchens – Blog by Lee Simone

Posted by on May 13, 2013 in Blog, Hand Painted Furniture Blog, Hand Painted Kitchens Blog

How to ‘Antique’ Furniture & Kitchens – Blog by Lee Simone

How to ‘Antique’ Furniture & Kitchens – Blog by Lee Simone Antiquing If you fancy something a little different to a plain colour then another popular finish I do is ‘antiquing‘. This works really well in country or period homes. Antiquing is a term that essentially means creating a specialist paint finish that makes things look slightly aged and patinated. It’s more subtle than a distressed finish (sanded back areas) and can be a great solution where plain colour might...

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