The Kind of Dust You WANT to Find on Your Furniture

Country Chic Paint
by Country Chic Paint
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This gorgeous cabinet was refurbished by Cait from Little City Farmhouse with Vanilla Frosting, Natural Wax, and Willow antiquing dust. Isn’t it pretty?!

I am so excited to share this cabinet with you! This is the first time I have used the Antiquing Dust, and it definitely won’t be my last! If you are looking for a new way to antique furniture, to add depth and dimension, or an alternative to antiquing wax, you’ll definitely want to give this product a try.
I started by painting this cabinet with three coats of Vanilla Frosting. Light colours tend to need extra coats for even coverage, and I prefer to paint in several light coats. You’ll have better success with adhesion and curing with lighter coats. I painted the inside with two coats of Coastal Fog.

When it was fully dry, I distressed it with sandpaper. Make sure you clean the dust from sanding off well before moving on to the next step.
Working in sections, I applied natural wax with a chip brush. I then went back over it with the antiquing dust in Willow using a different brush. I applied it in the groves and corners first and then moved into the middle. I gave different sections different amounts of dust – you want this to look really authentic! I went back over the sections really lightly with a clean rag to work it around until I was happy with the look.
Country Chic has a great tutorial on how to use the Antiquing Dust if you’re brand new to the product!
Suggested materials:
  • All-in-One Decor Paint   (Country Chic Paint)
  • Natural Wax   (Country Chic Paint)
  • Sand paper
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