How to Do an Antique Glaze on Painted Furniture.Using black paint, a glazing medium and a few drops of water, you can create a dark, antiqued effect in the cracks and corners…View the slideshow below to read more:
Update: A few smarter-than-me commenters recommended trying steel wool or super high grit automotive sandpaper to rough up the surface, so I plan to try that next time. Just tossing that out there for anyone who might be doing this (who may want extra “insurance” that the spray will hold).
Artist brushes make painting around even the most difficult household items (doorknobs, outlets, you name it) a breeze. Use 'em to touch up knicks and marks on your walls, too. Get the tutorial at Live Love DIY » - GoodHousekeeping.com
10 of the best painting tips I've ever seen. Make your own chalk paint, turn any paint into fabric paint, paint fixtures to look like oil rubbed bronze, silve or gold, which types of finishes to use on painted furniture, etc.