Doors 🚪 Doors 🚪 Doors!

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So, I really wanted to New garage doors. Mine were outdated and Umm 😐 just plain ugly. I thought about buying new ones but the thought of paying at least $800 for each door... Nahh! I got this. I’ll paint those suckers... So here’s what I did!
I wiped the doors clean with soap and water. Then taped everything off.
Here comes the scary part and honestly I was freakin our a bit 😬
I chalk painted the doors a rhubarb color, for texture. The chalk paint dries quick..
So, I started staining the doors. I used a dark walnut. The stain takes a few days to dry.
I then chalk painted around the windows and used a black color.
I also used a spar uerathane for the final coat.. it made the doors super shiny.
The garage doors turned out so very good I had to do the side doors
And this is the final outcome...
I love them and I’m kinda obsessed with them  lots of hard work but so worth the sweat equity!!
oh... and this is the back door.... swoon

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Rhubarb colored chalk paint by waverly
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  • Tish
    on Oct 13, 2019

    What’s the hardware you used for the barn effect? And did those handles make it difficult for the garage to close?

    • Nancy Ramos Palomera
      on Oct 22, 2019

      I found my online and magnetic!! Super strong hold and pop off if needed. I’ve hand my on for 2+ years, people think they are permanently attached but they aren’t. Google “magnetic hardware garage door” or shop on amazon, same keywords.

  • JoAnn Padgett
    on Oct 26, 2019

    How long ago did you paint them? Was the chalk paint exterior paint? I was wondering about pealing ? It looks great!!!!! Hope to hear from you soon. I need to paint my garage doors to Darlin thank you

  • Doreen
    on Dec 23, 2019

    How apply wallpaper

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