Faux Finish with Water Based Concrete Stain Acid stain isn’t the only concrete stain used for faux finishing! Water based concrete stain, like NewLook’s SmartColor, is commonly used to faux marble or create other faux finishes. Why worry about the…Read more ›
Stained concrete floors that look like barn wood. To get the color you must stain over a micro-topping. I used a mixture of three parts water to one part driftwood acid stain. Let dry. Then mix one part water to one part gray water-based stain. Brush on lightly and let it dry.