How to Use Furniture Wax Correctly

How to Use Furniture Wax Correctly

There are a few things to know about how to use furniture wax as a clear coat on your painted piece. Whether you are painting with chalk paint or latex paint, there are a few things to know about using furniture wax. View the slideshow below to read more:

Love, Love, Love this!! This classic armoire has been painted using a "Waxed Paint" technique. Annie used French Linen, which is a dark grey, then brushed on a layer of clear wax. Over this, and before the wax had completely dried, she added a second, paler coat of paint (a color wash) made from a mix of Paris Grey and Old White, thinned down with water, wiping it over with a clean, dry cloth to create a washed, dragged, and distressed effect.

Love, Love, Love this!! This classic armoire has been painted using a "Waxed Paint" technique. Annie used French Linen, which is a dark grey, then brushed on a layer of clear wax. Over this, and before the wax had completely dried, she added a second, paler coat of paint (a color wash) made from a mix of Paris Grey and Old White, thinned down with water, wiping it over with a clean, dry cloth to create a washed, dragged, and distressed effect.

Custom mix of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint™ decorative paint in Antoinette and Coco and then accented with Old White. Clear and then dark wax went over the entire bed. Via This, That & Life.

Custom mix of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint™ decorative paint in Antoinette and Coco and then accented with Old White. Clear and then dark wax went over the entire bed. Via This, That & Life.

Annie Sloan Painted Welsh Dresser

Annie Sloan Painted Welsh Dresser

Shabby Chic Oak Welsh Dresser ~ Annie Sloan Old Ochre - https://www.facebook.com/Leanesheartsandcrafts

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Shabby Chic Oak Welsh Dresser ~ Annie Sloan Old Ochre - https://www.facebook.com/Leanesheartsandcrafts

Welsh dresser painted in a Mix of Annie Sloan Old Ochre , French Linen and Old White

Welsh dresser painted in a Mix of Annie Sloan Old Ochre , French Linen and Old White

Annie sloan French linen and old white painted dresser. Beautiful romantic plates from next

Annie sloan French linen and old white painted dresser. Beautiful romantic plates from next


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Shabby Chic painted pine dresser, painted in Annie Sloan Old Ochre Chalk Paint, waxed and distressed giving a country farmhouse look.

Shabby Chic painted pine dresser, painted in Annie Sloan Old Ochre Chalk Paint, waxed and distressed giving a country farmhouse look.

Stunning country chic welsh dresser painted in Farrow & Ball by Hollyblues & Quirkybirds https://www.facebook.com/hollybluesandquirkybirds

Stunning country chic welsh dresser painted in Farrow & Ball by Hollyblues & Quirkybirds https://www.facebook.com/hollybluesandquirkybirds

My Welsh dresser, painted in Farrow & Ball eggshell. Great paint color idea!

My Welsh dresser, painted in Farrow & Ball eggshell. Great paint color idea!

Duck Egg Kitchen Dresser : Simply stunning! Kitchen dresser hand painted predominantly in duck egg blue with a white washed counter top and white washed back boards. Waxed to seal and protect.  (Accessories not included, but most are available on our site)  Height 197cm, Width 152cm, Depth 45cm.  Price £575.00  If you've fallen for it, give us a shout at sales@willowcottageshop.co.uk

Duck Egg Kitchen Dresser : Simply stunning! Kitchen dresser hand painted predominantly in duck egg blue with a white washed counter top and white washed back boards. Waxed to seal and protect. (Accessories not included, but most are available on our site) Height 197cm, Width 152cm, Depth 45cm. Price £575.00 If you've fallen for it, give us a shout at sales@willowcottageshop.co.uk

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