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Painting a desk with two colors and distressing it

I bought an old desk and am painting it med yellow.Then want to distress it.Then paint it pumkin orange and have some of the yellow show through.Then do something different with the four drawers.My living room is in fall colors.Anybody got any helpful hints?

    DR HANDY Mechanicsville, VA
    on Apr 8, 2014

    You can use sand paper to get the yellow to show through. For the drawers you could paint them yellow and/or line them with a scrapbooking paper. Mismatched or vintage handles will add to the look.

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