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How to Give a Guest Cottage a Vintage Feel

The traditional frottage, or rubbing, technique gives warmth and an old look to a wall unit in a guest cottage.

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  • cardboard
  • newspaper
  • primer
  • glaze
  • paint
  • varnish


  • sandpaper
  • box brush
  • tack cloth
  • plastic bowls
  • stir sticks
  • small and medium square brushes