How To Antique Cabinets With Paint And Stain
These cabinets were painted with Sherwin Williams 'Advance' Paint. Then, with a dry cloth wipe the following mixture into the cracks: 1/2 Old Masters Gel Stain (dark color), 1/2 mineral spirits, then wipe quickly away (within a couple of minutes) and leave the residue of the stain in the cracks and crevices of the cabinet door. 5.
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Staining over paint may seem counterintuitive, but it's an efficient way to achieve a host of interesting effects as well as to save fading paint.You can use water- or oil-based,liquid or gel stains to make an antique glaze, darken an existing color or fill in color on old painted furniture as an alternative to repainting.
In this video, Laura shows you how to Prep, Paint, and Glaze your kitchen cabinets from beginning to end! Fabulous! Check out our Facebook page: .
Antique White Stained Table Top. I also painted the base of this table in Amy Howard's One Step Paint "A Good Man Is Hard to Find" Love that name! Ha. The paint color is a dark gray and pairs nicely with the lighter finish stained top. 🙂 Do you have a favorite brand of stain? If so I would love to hear your favorite brand of stain!
Glazing and distressing are two techniques that can also be used to give your cabinets an antique look. To glaze your cabinets, you'll create or choose a glaze mixture and brush it onto your cabinets using a paint brush or foam brush. You'll need to repeat this process until you get your desired look; it can take a while.