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How to Transform Furniture With Creative Paint Applications

Breathe new life into your furniture and cabinets with outside-the-box paint, stain and sealant ideas.

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Limed

Add a bit of antiquity to furniture with a limed finish using lime wax or white shoe polish. This effect can be used on both stained and painted pieces. Once the proper coats of paint or stain are applied and dry, use cheesecloth to apply lime wax or shoe polish into grain and millwork details. Remove excess wax with steel wool, then seal the limed detail with furniture wax and finishing oil.

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