DIY Tutorial

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How To Create a Blended and Layered Paint Finish

This step-by-step tutorial offers incredible detail throughout a 29-minute video of the process and technique used to create a blended and layered paint finish like you see above. You’ll learn to create and manipulate the placements each color to create a gorgeous combination of blended layers before distressing your piece using a pallet knife in a way that adds life and character to your furniture. Using DIY Paint from Debi’s Design Diary, I will show you how to create your own paint finish that is truly one-of-a-kind. With this piece, my goal is to provide a paint finish inspired by bohemian colors of iconic architecture surrounding cities like Morocco, Bali, and Mexico. With this tutorial, you’ll create furniture art of your own that speaks to you personally and offers guests a glimpse of your inspiring talent.

Materials List:

  • Paint Brush
  • Piece of Furniture
  • Deb’s Paints