Painted Furniture & Such - This board has lots of DIY painted furniture examples, and other unusual painted items. Also lots of tips and how-tos on painting furniture, floors, rugs, etc. like this faux silver leaf finish tutorial -- unreal - done with pieces of aluminum foil - tutorial. Leaf Techniques, Faux Silver, Painted Furniture, Leaf Finish, Painting Furniture, Silver Leaf, Aluminum Foil Furniture, Finish Tutorials, Foil Techniques
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If you need your paint job to be durable, go with polycrylic. Polycrylic is great because it's durable like Polyurethane, but it doesn't yellow over time and it's really low-odor. To apply your polycrylic, just brush it on with a high quality paint brush. I did 2 coats, allowing it to dry for several hours in between.
pIve used quite a few different types of paint for a silver or metallic finish on the pieces Ive worked on. There are some I like and some I dont like. Here are some of the paints Ive used that I like: Martha Stewarts Metallic Paint Line I have /p
For this project, you'll need to gather the following: matte board ... I used 3" X 4" leaves, delicate flowers, lace ... really anything flat with some sort of texture 3M Spray Glue inexpensive aluminum foil the buck-a-can matte black spray paint found at Home Depot ... seriously, you want the cheap stuff 0000 steel wool canvas, matte board or even cardboard for the background
Create a weathered Driftwood Finish on Furniture! Brought to you by NBC's American Dream Builders, Hosted by Nate Berkus.