Paint, blow dry, and then duct tape to give a weathered look.

The Ripped Effect - The Wood Connection Blog

Easy tutorial on how to personalize a sign for your wall. Paint a quote or scripture or lyrics to a song.

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DIY Nailhead Photo Boards - Display your favorite photos with this easy project, which requires NO glue! Beautiful, simple, and inexpensive!

DIY Nailhead Photo Boards

Learn this easy dry brushing paint technique for furniture, crafts, and more! via

Dry Brushing Paint Technique

Love this gorgeous bronze patina finish! Learn how to create this look on furniture, lamps, vases, and more at

DIY Bronze Patina Vase

Learn how to distress paint the EASY way with Vaseline! Very little effort and no sanding required! |

How to Distress Paint with Vaseline - Love Grows Wild

distressing furniture with steel wool, probably a lot easier than using sand paper!

Distressing furniture photoprops | Morgan Kervin Photography

This is to take carpeted stairs and paint/stain them...but I wonder what it would look like to have natural wood color on bottom and dark on top?

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You are only a couple hours away from personalizing every room in your house with its own wooden sign. Using reclaimed wood, and a little imagination, you can create a meaningful piece of artwork to hang in every room. Maybe it’s your child’s favorite quote, or house rules to live by, or maybe a simple reminder to floss? Follow along as eBay shares some inspiration, complete with easy instructions, to create beautiful wooden signs.

How to Paint a Wooden Sign (and Some Sign Ideas)

How to Age Hardware - Finding Silver Pennies

Take any plain frame and transform it into something special with these instructions and some paint.

Vintage Frames

How To Get The Chippy Paint Look

Painted and distressed yard sale mirror with @Rustoleum spray paint

Mirror, mirror on the wall–it’s time for your second spray paint makeover!

homeroad: Antiquing Solutions Different ways to antique Ikea metal buckets...beautiful!

Antiquing Solutions

The Easy Way to Paint Chairs {Great Beginner Project}. Wish I would have known this sooner!

How to Paint Chairs the Easy Way

How to refinish furniture without stripping, some really great tips here

How to refinish furniture without stripping, some really great tips here

3 Ways to Get an Antiqued Look When Painting Furniture

Pottery Barn Black Furniture Finish Tutorial -

Classic Black Console Makeover

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

How to Weather Wood - Cherished Bliss

THIS IS SO GREAT FOR YOUR OUTDOOR PALLET PROJECTS! Easy and SO cheap! The Friendly Home: {finishing} How to oxidize wood

The Friendly Home: {finishing} How to oxidize wood

Whether you are putting up wood paneling, making a wooden crate, or building a piece of furniture out of wood, you may want to have your new wood look old and weathered to add a bit of character and charm to your project. Here are a few tips and tricks to make new wood look old and weathered.

How to Make New Wood Look Old and Weathered

How to oxidize wood to give it a gray stained rustic look. Best tutorial. Steel wool and vinegar.

The Friendly Home: {finishing} How to oxidize wood

An easy and inexpensive way to stain your wood projects and make them look old. Love this stain!

How to create vintage signs! - This Girl's Life Blog

Chalk Paint® Waxing Tips

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