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Create an Aged Valance Using a Crackle Technique

DIY Experts explain how to create an aged valance using a crackle technique.

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create aged valance using crackle technique
  • Time

    Under Half Day

  • Price Range

    $1 - $50

  • Difficulty

    Easy to Moderate

Highlights:

Step 1: Apply the Base Coat and Crackle Glaze

Apply a base coat of paint and allow to dry completely, using Spanish Sand KM 231 latex eggshell finish paint

Next, paint on a thick layer of Porcelain crackle glaze. Once it dries, small cracks will appear.

apply base coat and crackle glaze

Step 2: Apply the Top Coat with a Cloth

Rub paint in the cracks with a cloth. Next, use a sponge to wipe away the excess paint.

rub paint in cracks with cloth

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