AUTOPLAY
Farmhouse Makeover
16 steps
What you’ll need
Dixie Belle White Lightning
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Dixie Belle Fluff
Dixie Belle Sanding Sponge
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Dixie Belle Mud
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Dixie Belle Manatee Gray
Dixie Belle Top Coat (satin)
Dixie Belle Gator Hide
Dixie Belle Brush(flat)
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Dixie Belle Cotton
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Dixie Belle Best Dang Wax Brown
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I started by sanding the piece with sanding sponge and cleaning with white lightning
1. I started by sanding the piece with sanding sponge and cleaning with white lightning
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Since I wanted some gray undertones, I used Dixie Belle manate grey as my base coat
2. Since I wanted some gray undertones, I used Dixie Belle manate grey as my base coat
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I painted the first coat in manatee gray with a flat brush covering the wood grain completely.
3. I painted the first coat in manatee gray with a flat brush covering the wood grain completely.
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Once it dried, I painted the second coat in fluff and third coat in cotton.
4. Once it dried, I painted the second coat in fluff and third coat in cotton.
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Manatee grey, fluff and cotton is the sequence
5. Manatee grey, fluff and cotton is the sequence
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I left a few spots for gray to peek through the whites for more depth and darker undertones
6. I left a few spots for gray to peek through the whites for more depth and darker undertones
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Once it dried, I sanded it to a smooth touch
7. Once it dried, I sanded it to a smooth touch
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I sealed it in two coats of Dixie Belle clear coat (satin)
8. I sealed it in two coats of Dixie Belle clear coat (satin)
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Two thin coats for a durability and ready for some antique wax to go over it.
9. Two thin coats for a durability and ready for some antique wax to go over it.
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I applied Dixie Belle best dang brown wax on the edges and wiped off excess with a shop towel
10. I applied Dixie Belle best dang brown wax on the edges and wiped off excess with a shop towel
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I then used the leftover wax on the brush to highlight the centers and wiped off the excess
11. I then used the leftover wax on the brush to highlight the centers and wiped off the excess
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And just like this, I was able to give these brown nightstands an antique farmhouse look.
12. And just like this, I was able to give these brown nightstands an antique farmhouse look.
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Once the wax dried, I sealed the nightstands in gator hide.
13. Once the wax dried, I sealed the nightstands in gator hide.
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Hope you enjoyed the makeover with Dixie Belle paints and wax.
14. Hope you enjoyed the makeover with Dixie Belle paints and wax.
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Before
15. Before
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Thanks for watching.Dixie Belle products can be purchased in the products section of the video
16. Thanks for watching.Dixie Belle products can be purchased in the products section of the video
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