Weathered Pieces: My Favorite New Paint Technique-Vermont Slate Wash

Annie Sloan shares a wonderful technique that works to bring out the beautiful detail on gilded surfaces with pronounced carving such as mirrors and frames!

Shabby Chic Home Decor Gallery Wall Frames by Sea Love And Salt on Etsy

peeling and/or weathered paint finish - french technique called frottage - create a perfectly aged painted finish on a new door - it will look fabulous and oh so very much like an old door:)...more techniques on my board

Learn how to use the dry brush technique on painted furniture for a soft, weathered, beachy look!

An old dresser is painted, decoupaged with paper, sanded at the edges, stained to darken the paper, then sealed. This is a good technique to use on a damaged piece of furniture or when the veneer is chipping. Link shows no DIY, but has pictures of the steps.

divine detail...

repainting old frames for that shabby chic look on a budget. Plus, lots of redone furniture

"Francois" Two-Drawer Chest at Neiman Marcus.

Love this French Provincial paint technique

gallery wall vintage frames spray painted white french, chalk paint, painting, wall decor

White-washing brick tutorial from @Sherry @ Young House Love

DIY: grey spray paint and white gesso...

Aluminum Foil Silver Leaf Technique - very-very COOL!!

Like combo annie sloan chalk paint- graphite and country grey

Woah! Spray painted graphite chalk board paint.... BUT... Dark waxed afterwards! Gives a solid slate kind of look.

Love this vignette from one of my favorite bloggers...Savvy Seasons by Liz

Painting techniques - includes favorite brands and colors of paints and stains

Cynthia Console by Hooker Furniture at Neiman Marcus.

Using a Gesso wash to paint furniture for a beautiful matte chalky finish. I have never heard about this and the finish is amazing. Great info here!