How To: Use the antique distressed paint technique

Use the antique distressed paint technique

Using an antique distressing paint finish technique on furniture is a good way to revive a piece of furniture that other wise might just be discarded. This video is part of a series of videos taking viewers through the process of distressing furniture and focuses on accent technique. You'll want to accent the select parts of the furniture you want to accentuate that distressed look. Our expert recommends painting the edges of this table. You'll want to pick a complimentary color and when you do apply the paint, you will notice that you don't have to be perfect with your edges because of the distressed approach you are using. To add an extra touch, you will want to mask off portions of the furniture and add accents such as dividing lines between portions of the piece of furniture.

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