Dry Brush Painting for Furniture: Boyd Street Bungalow
One of my favorite antique/thrift furniture stores to go to uses the dry brush method of painting furniture on almost all of their pieces. You can make your own distressed-looking furniture with dry brush painting, an easy project you can do at home. Dry brushing is simply applying paint with a brush that has no water or other moisture on it.
Barb from Design Sponge shows how to dry brush furniture using just a paint brush, paint, sanding sponge, rags, and water-based poly. Be sure to follow her project pointers for dry brushing success such as selecting dark woods or finishes to dry brush over.
I am going to attempt to dry brush this old chair. As you can see, it is tucked back with some other future furniture projects. We will see how it goes and I will update here on the progress.
What colors do you think work best for dry brushing furniture? Let us know by leaving a comment below..
Posted on November 18, 2012, in Archive, DIY Projects, Recent Posts and tagged distressing furniture, DIY dry brush method, dry brush furniture, dry brush painting, painting furniture. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.