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Learn how to create faux finishes such as sponging, graining, stenciling and distressing in these photos. The techniques use paint or glaze to create a unique effect.

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Distressing

When using these effects, think carefully where you would expect to find natural wear, such as on the edges of a door, or on the area around a handle. The more layers of different colored paint applied to that area, the greater the effect.

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