Weathered Wood Bangles




Introduction: Weathered Wood Bangles

About: Hi everyone! I'm a hardcore DIY'er, I've published 11 DIY books, just produced my own TV show called Make Your Mark for PBS/APT, I make YouTube videos every week and I'm buried under a mountain of craft sup...

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.

Step 1: Watch the Video Tutorial Here

Step 2: You'll Need

Americana Decor Chalky Finish Paints

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Sanding block or sandpaper


Step 3:

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:

Paint your top coat of paint and let dry.

Step 5:

Sand your pieces to expose the paint underneath.

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

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    4 Discussions

    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.

    Mark Montano
    Mark Montano

    Reply 6 years ago on Introduction

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