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I love the look of aged wood that's been painted hundreds of times and this wax resist technique captures the look perfectly. Great technique for furniture, too.

 
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Step 1: Watch the video tutorial here

Step 2: You'll need

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Americana Decor Chalky Finish Paints

Wood Bangles (www.diybangles.com)

Sanding block or sandpaper

Paintbrushes

Step 3:

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Paint your accessories with a base color and let dry.

Rub with wax. Don't cover the entire piece with wax, just here and there and along the edges.

Step 4:

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Paint your top coat of paint and let dry.

Step 5:

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Sand your pieces to expose the paint underneath.

Add more wax and more paint for more layers of color.

Oh I love this! It reminds me of those colorful painted boats you always see in pictures of exotic islands I'll never go to, haha.

That's what I was going for! I love that look!