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How to Paint a Wall to Make It Look Like Weathered Paint

The grunge movement made famous in the 1990s by music acts such as Nirvana and Pearl Jam isn't limited to the music or fashion inherent in that decade. There's another popular "grunge movement" that has an even deeper history -- the art of painting and treating wood so that it looks rougher and older than it actually is. This grungy wood...

from Cherished Bliss

How to Weather Wood

How To Get The Weathered Wood Look - great post shows how to get different finishes with paint and stain.

Remembering this when i paint my new house -- To get rid of paint fumes... add a tablespoon of vanilla extract to a gallon of paint, mix well. It does not effect paint color! And makes the whole room smell like vanilla when you're done! Need this now!!!

from The Stir

DIY: Mirrored Furniture

Mirrored Furniture DIY - Measure and cut mirrors w/ a glass cutter (score and snap the pieces off) Apply mirror mastic to the back of the mirror pieces and press them firmly onto the furniture piece. Do large pieces first. Clean with acetone to remove all the excess mirror mastic. Apply grout to soften jagged edges and fill in any tiny gaps you may have. Remove the extra grout with a damp cloth. #DIY #homedecor #mirror