Another Flea Market Special! I found this great desk and had to buy it. If you read my blog you know I have this thing for furniture and painting it.
|Love the hardware!|
|The top could use some TLC|
After finishing painting the desk I decided it was a little plain and needed something else, so I mixed up a coco wash. For the wash I added a little coco paint and then added two times the water so I had a very watered down brown color.
I also had on hand just plain water so I could "wash" off and darker places or drips. I made sure my paint brush was wet and then I dipped it in the wash and painted over the piece.
Before the wash:
After the wash is on the drawer:
Wiped off with a rag:
Here is the difference between a drawer with the wash and one without:
It is a subtle difference but it adds dimension and interest in my opinion and is quick and easy. While I have the water and rag I wet distress the piece.
|I think this picture best represents the green color.|
|I re-did the mirror as well and will be writing about it this week|
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