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Faux Barn Wood Painting Tutorial

Faux Barn Wood Painting Tutorial
Okay folks, are you ready for the Faux Barn Wood Painting tutorial!?... I ask if you're ready, because there are about a trillion photos. ha! Even though this process is SO easy, and relatively quick... I wanted to make sure that I didn't miss anything important that you may need to know, when attempting this barn wood look on your own. At this point, if you're not into the whole "barn wood look", then you can just stain it, or paint it whatever color you want! But I love to mix different styles together, especially when they're close to each other, to add visual interest, so I went all barn-wood-crazy on this tabletops be-hind! I'm admitting right now, I am NOT a furniture refinisher/painter. I tell you this because there is NOTHING technical about how I came up with this finish. I've broken this tutorial down into 4 main steps, so it's easier to follow. * Sand your wood surface well * Wipe it down to remove any dust or debris * Do not wipe any off. REMEMBER: You CANNOT mess this up!!!

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