admin. living room. April 27th , 2018.
What are you going to do to your unfinished furniture? Other owners of unfinished furniture have distressed their furniture. Why don’t you try distressing furniture by yourself? To distress your furniture by yourself, you must first studying antique furniture you will duplicate. First step to do to distress your furniture is applying satin sealer in clear coat. Continue distressing your furniture by start sanding the edges of the furniture’s arms. Sanding the edges will give rounded look to the edges of the furniture.
Besides rounding the edges of your furniture, there are some other ways you can do to distress your furniture. One of plenty ways for distressing furniture is using paint remover. This technique is pretty special; you can do this technique if only you have painted your furniture many times. Use paint stripper and don’t forget to wear protective gear. Then you can apply the stripper generously. Apply the stripper to the entire surfaces of the furniture. Check the instructions of the stripper; if it requires you to wait, then you must wait according to the instruction.
Now remove old paint of your furniture using scraper. If necessary, you can apply the stripper several times. Before applying the stripper several times, you need to check how many layers your furniture has. Also, you need to consider the appearance you want to achieve before deciding to apply extra layers of stripper to distressing furniture.
Other method we can try to distressing furniture is dry brushing. Dry brushing is the easiest technique and the only technique of distressing furniture that requires least supplies amount. Start this technique by preparing brush that’s very dry. And then use the dry brush to distress the surfaces of your furniture. Also, prepare paper towels you will need to ease you wiping off the excess paint.
Sanding is the other method you can try for distressing furniture. To sand the furniture, we can use hand sander, sandpaper, or sanding block. To distress your furniture successfully, sand your furniture on the places that have been worn naturally such as the edges and near the handles. Or you may want to try Vaseline method to distress your furniture. To do this method, you need to use petroleum jelly before painting the furniture with the final paint. Which technique do you think is simpler to distress your furniture?
Description: Distressing furniture will make your furniture looks more chic and cute. Here are several techniques you can use to distress your furniture.
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