Would love to do this for our privacy fence - with wood going horizontally// Dating back to the the shou-sugi-ban process can vary, but typically involves applying fire to the wood’s surface, cooling it, brushing away excess soot.
Making Wood Last With Fire, Not Paint: A Japanese Technique --- Today Shou Sugi Ban is an environmentally friendly way to preserve timber and (paradoxically) make it fire-resistant. Chemical preservatives, paints, and retardants are therefore unnecessary.
Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan in Amsterdam Green and Black Chalk Paint® Wax make a stunning combination for a dresser with classic lines and antique gold hardware. Project by Second Chances by Misty.
For a child, you could place the “plant’” in a sand bucket…and fill it with beach toys; maybe for a teen boy you could use a basket filled with golf balls; or for Mother’s day you could place the lollipops in a real plant.