How to Paint a Farmhouse Table

Does your farmhouse style table need a makeover?

I updated this table and chair set with Dixie Belle Paint products!

Dixie Belle Paint Products:
How To:

After cleaning the set, I added colored wax for a stained wood look. With a paintbrush, I applied the black wax over the wood farm table and chair tops.

After the application, I wiped the remaining wax away with a soft cloth to create a dark wood tone. Allow the wax to fully dry (24 hours) before applying the second color.

The look I was going for on this table top was a bit of a weather gray look. Using the black wax and the white wax, I mixed the two together in a plastic bowl to create a beautiful gray wax.

To seal the tops of the farm table and chairs, I allowed the wax to fully cure before applying Gator Hide for a water repellent finish. The one thing you must remember is that you need to allow the wax to fully cure before applying the top coat.

One coat of the Driftwood covered the base of the chairs and farm table like a champ! One coat coverage is unheard of and most of my projects require two. I’m super happy about this! Especially because I strongly dislike painting chairs.

This was a huge project but the results were so worth the effort. To read more about this farmhouse set, click here!

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Give your large pieces a delicate look with soft colors.
This beauty would look amazing in a living room or hallway!
What would you store on these shelves?
📸🎨 Chippie Vintage 
#Furniture #Soft #DixieBellePaint #BestPaintOnPlanetEarth

Give your large pieces a delicate look with soft colors.
This beauty would look amazing in a living room or hallway!
What would you store on these shelves?
📸🎨 Chippie Vintage
#Furniture #Soft #DixieBellePaint #BestPaintOnPlanetEarth
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Please share the colors.

Janet Perry-doesnt that look similar to that chest I had

Join Shannon from Wise Little Owl Furniture to remake an IKEA piece!
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The driftwood look is great! Awesome job Shannon!

Thank you for coming on tonight Shannon!

This piece looks amazing Shannon! We love it!

Where is everyone watching from?

Hi Shannon!

Shannon is adding Driftwood to the top of the piece.

Shannon is taking a paper towel to blend together the two colors to create a weathered look.

Shannon is going to paint the base of this piece in Main Dixon Grey!

Shannon is using a Chip brush and a Dixie Belle Mini brush for painting.

Shannon painted using Mason Dixon Gray on the top of the piece.

What should Shannon paint the base of this piece? Mason Dixon Gray or Drop Cloth?

Shannon is now using the color Drop Cloth and alternating colors.

Shannon cleaned the piece with Dixie Belle's White Lightning first.

Shannon is going to paint the hardware of the piece in Moonshine Metallic in Gold Digger!

Shannon is using water to mist the top of the piece if the paint is drying too quickly while blending.

www.facebook.com/thewiselittleowl/ is Shannon's page. Shannon is also linked in the description.

Hello from Iowa... ♥️ first time watching you! Will save video to watch what i missed!!!

Thank you. Love it

What is the colour of the piece in the background please 😊

If you’re going for a lighter brighter farmhouse look, my choice is drop cloth

Stopping by from Killeen TX. What did you use for backing? Did you buy it new or salvage off another junk piece??

Oh definitely the dark for the contrast. Well my humble opinion lol

Hello from Michigan's beautiful Upper Peninsula.

Christmas decorations at my store is enough for me!

Oh, and I am from Gun Barrel City, Texas...hello!

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