Weathered Wood Bangles




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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.

Step 1: Watch the Video Tutorial Here

Step 2: You'll Need

Americana Decor Chalky Finish Paints

Wood Bangles (

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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