This is INCREDIBLE! We Have Never Seen This Technique Before!

6 Materials
$60
1 Hour
Easy
Oh My! I have something simply SPECTACULAR to share with you! It is literally one of the easiest and most satisfying projects I have ever done.
You can transform just about any surface, INTO BARN BOARD!
BEFORE - only damaged!
My project started out just like this, only with a few scratches, and I think a puppy had used it as a chew toy at some point!
After one coat of Fusion Mineral Paint.
The first step is to prep your item with a good clean and a light sand.


I followed up with a coat of Fusion™ Mineral Paint in Linen.


Allow it to dry to the touch.
Use the Wood grainer to Create Texture.
The next step was so much fun. I mixed Fusion Paint with 'Sand Stone Texture' - full details over on the blog. You will need one of these handy little Wood graining Tools - available online and in most hardware stores.
Sand Stone Texture.
If you haven't used Sand Stone, I highly recommend you try it. It creates nice lifted texture and dries hard as can be. I even have used it to create a Faux Brick wall!
Dry Brush with a light hand!
Once the Sand Stone Texture is dry, apply a very light coat of Little Stork, using a dry brush technique.
Add Black Wax
My final step was to add black wax - this is just the bee's knees! You could stop before the wax is applied since Fusion Mineral Paint is splash and scrub proof! Unlike other paint/wax combos, you can add the coloured wax right onto the paint without staining it.
So simple! I cannot tell you how thrilled I am. This even feels like barn Board when I touch it. It is hardwearing and every time I place my Tea on the table I smile to myself!


For the full tutorial, and a cool extra step take a look at the blog.
Suggested materials:
  • Fusion Mineral Paint Linen   (https://fusionmineralpaint.com/where-to-buy/)
  • Fusion Mineral Paint Little Stork   (https://fusionmineralpaint.com/where-to-buy/)
  • Fusion Sand Stone Texture   (https://fusionmineralpaint.com/where-to-buy/)
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  • Cas26963525 Cas26963525 on Jun 01, 2018

    Could this be used to redo butcher block counter tops? This is in a Mobile home and looks to be the easiest way to redo my counters.

  • Ter Ter on Jun 02, 2020

    Could this work on wall paneling?

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  • Ter Ter on Jun 02, 2020

    Would this work on paneling? We wanted to replace it with barn wood.


  • Susie Lee Susie Lee on Sep 26, 2021

    I love everything about Fusion Mineral Paint products and sing their praises often on my live FB videos. My followers love it too. I tell them I'm a Fusion snob. LOL

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