Amy Howard At Home Contributor, Leah Kendrick, created this gorgeous Old World Chippy Dresser. Pick your favorite colors and recreate this beautiful finish.
Step 1 - Clean:
Clean well with Clean Slate and remove hardware.
Step 2 - Base:
Apply your base coat, Leah used Lou Lou One Step Paint.
Step 3 - Second Coat:
Leah decided to go with English Boxwood for her second coat to get a good base and custom color.
Step 4 - Cracked Patina:
Water down your Cracked Patina 15%.
Step 5 - Apply Cracked Patina:
Use a Chip Brush to apply the Cracked Patina mixture all over the piece. Apply it in the direction you want cracks to appear.
Step 6 - Let It Dry:
Let the Cracked Patina dry, when it is no longer sticky, it is dry.
Step 7 - Top Coat:
Apply Black One Step Paint all over the piece, be sure to not overbrush.
Step 8 - Pull Away:
As you are applying the paint, pull away some of the Black to reveal the green underneath.
Step 9 - Clean Chip Brush:
Use a clean Chip Brush do some additional pulling away.
Step 10 - Dry & Sand:
Let the piece dry and then sand it down with 400 Grit Sandpaper.
Step 11 - Repeat As Needed:
Repeat the process of Cracked Patina, Black One Step, and sanding as needed.
Step 12 - Seal:
Use a Round Hog Hair Brush and Mind Your Own Beeswax all over the piece to seal.
Step 13 - Dry & Buff:
Let the piece dry, buff it, and ENJOY THE BRAGGING RIGHTS!