How to easily distress paint and painted furniture

We get asked all the time how we achieve a 'distressed' look when we paint furniture. This method is cheap, easy and foolproof. Plus, it softens your hands at the same time :-) You can see the full tutorial at
How to distress paint
Distress paint with Vaseline
Distress paint

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1 question
  • Mei31939822
    on Nov 30, 2017

    if you distress a chair using this method, how do you sit on it afterwards without getting vaseline on your clothes?
    thx, Yael

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  • Cathie F
    on Jun 21, 2013

    I love this thanks

  • Pat
    on Aug 2, 2015

    U can also tk a wet sponge and wipe Right after u paint. Works great

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