Decor Ideas 03.29.14

How to make new wood look old and weathered

This is an easy 4 step process from taking freshly purchased wood from the home store to look like weathered old wood thats been around for ages. All you need is some paint, stain, and sandpaper. Go here to look at the tutorial: http://www.thriftyandchic.com/2012/10/how-to...

To see more: http://www.thriftyandchic.com/2012/10/how-to-get-new-wood-looking-old-and.html

9 Comments Displaying 9 of 9 comments
  • Miriam I New York, NY
    Wow - you certainly have that technique down! I love your table.
  • Amazing... totally authentic looking! Love the colour!
  • Very cool! Thanks for sharing!
  • Jenna, SAS Interiors Saratoga Springs, NY
    great tips. I love the look of "distressed and weather" wood!
  • It looks like it's been weathered to perfection! I love how it turned out!
  • Redfly Creations Forney, TX
    Thank you for this. Am saving to do sometime.
  • Kelly S Bremerton, WA
    Love the look and good luck with your baby.
  • Julee S Bangor, MI
    Thank you so very much for the step-by-step. I printed it for future use if you don't mind.
  • Vivian S Harper Woods, MI
    Very nice technique, Thrifty. I like that the wood would have more integrity than actual weathered wood. (how's that for alliteration)