Who would paint a metallic finish on furniture with a putty knife? *waving hand in the air* Why not? Well, I didn’t actually paint it with a putty knife, but I did use it to create a silver grunge metallic finish. Sometimes it’s the most unusual combos that result in the greatest finishes.
To begin with, anytime I’m creating a new finish or trying out a new technique, I like to use repurposed cabinet doors. The cabinet doors are about $2- $3 at the Habitat for Humanity Re-Store. HELLO! I’ll paint signs all day long for that price.
Here’s Ya Sign… Silver Grunge Metallic Finish
Watch the full demo here as I show you step by step how to create this finish.
Rodeo red, you’re not the boss of me!
I was amazed at how well the BOSS covered the red paint on this chair.
You can purchase all the Dixie Belle Products I used by CLICKING HERE! See the colors below.
I used Chalk Couture to create the wording on the sign with their silkscreen transfer. The white chalk paste lettering I applied just wasn’t showing up on top of the metallic, so a quick wipe off with a paper towel and water and a new black paste was applied. It is really that easy! When I’m ready. I’ll apply a new quote or a cute picture. So fun!
She Believed She Could, So She Did!
What a fun project this was and I’m so happy that I could share it with you. If you love metallic furniture makeovers, CLICK HERE to see this metallic painted beauty! This dresser lives in my bedroom. Yep, it never left my house. It happens when you paint as much as I do. Do you have this problem too? Drop me a comment so I don’t feel so alone. I’d love to hear from you.
Until the next project…