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Vintage-Style Painting Tips & Tricks
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Rene Haines is a Country Sampler photo stylist whose career as a decorator has evolved over time. Her passion for repurposing and recreating serves her well in her current position where she arranges displays, decorates homes for the magazine and originates unique design ideas. Rene especially loves finding vintage pieces and turning them into creative home accents. Full bio »

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Learn how to refresh and repurpose furniture to give it a vintage look! In this episode of Creative Living, photo stylist Rene Haines for Country Sampler presents steps for three painting tips, tricks and techniques so you can follow the trend that everything old is new again.

In this episode, youll learn how to:
  • Create a layered paint effect.
  • Make a crackle finish with paint.
  • Devise paint voids in your furniture.
Materials:
  • Variety of paint
  • Glue
  • Candle Stick (wax)
  • Petroleum jelly
  • Paint brush
  • Sand paper or sanding block
  • Cloth rag