Pedestal Table With Weathered Finish

Patina Paradise
by Patina Paradise
Time for another themed Furniture Refresh and this month's theme was WEATHERED... RefreshWeathered
Enter this pedestal table I had painted white and had left unfinished.
I painted the table in a medium grey chalk paint called "Waverly" which is available at Walmart and a few other stores. It's a little more cost effective. Then I added some white of the same paint into the container with the grey and mixed only slightly. Then using a dry brushing technique I applied the lighter paint in one direction. Next I applied Valspar antiquing glaze to the top.
It needed a little more contrast and when I think of weathered wood, it seems to have a silvery sheen to it, so I used some silver craft paint mixed with glaze and added some uneven lines in the same direction that was already established.
I finished it off with some "Waverly" Matte Varnish for protection. I love how it highlights everything that sits on top of it. It's a very simple finish to achieve.
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  • Andrea Schnapp Andrea Schnapp on Nov 18, 2015
    I like this treatment, looks great. But can I paint over lime wax?
  • Carolyn Miller Carolyn Miller on Feb 20, 2018

    what was the base coat (white ) paint that you used ? satin ? flat, primer ?

  • Megan Gosselin Megan Gosselin on Aug 08, 2019

    Can't find the medium grey in the brand you suggested. It it called the elephant?

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  • Renata Renata on Nov 17, 2015
    That's really kool.
  • Lori Lori on Dec 11, 2015
    Stunning ! You did a fabulous job... Think this will be the answer to my living room tables. Thanks for sharing!