Learn how to whitewash raw wood for a shabby chic finish. . Free tutorial with pictures on how to make a coffee table in under 60 minutes by decorating with paint. How To posted by Alida Makes. Difficulty: Easy. Cost: Cheap. Steps: 4
You will need 2 parts water to 1 part paint ratio. So for instance, I used 1 cup of paint and 2 cups water. Mix well with your paint brush. Next, paint your boards, doing only small amounts at a time. Before the paint has dried, use your towel to lightly wipe off small amounts of the paint, wiping with the grain of the wood.