I love a bit of rustic charm - this technique is simple but gives character and depth and can be used with any colour combo.
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Here's the before shot - well almost before! I had removed the handles at this stage! I cleaned the piece with White Lightning and gave it a scuff sand.
I applied a coat of BOSS in grey as I wasn't sure of the direction of the piece at this stage but it looked like it could be a potential bleeder!
I then applied a coat of Coffee Bean using a synthetic brush. I wanted full coverage of this base coat to give depth to the piece.
I used a small oval synthetic brush to apply Pumpkin Spice in a criss cross motion to add some texture and depth. I also used less paint than usual to give almost a dry brush affect around the edges of the drawers and corners. I wanted to give a rustic effect and allow some of the Coffee Bean base layer to peep through - a similar effect to distressing but without distressing!
Once I had built up the coverage of Pumpkin Spice, I sealed with Best Dang Wax in Clear using the Best Dang Brush then buffed after 20 minutes.
I also painted the insides of the drawers using Deep Sea from the Silk range using the Scarlet Brush - this brush covers large areas very quickly! The best thing about using Silk for drawer inners is that it is very durable and it requires no top coat!
I applied the Morocco stencil using Deep Sea on the drawer sides using a roller and added white pot knobs to finish!
Below is the finished piece and a couple of close ups! Hope you like it -