How To Paint A Farmhouse Shelf Using Ombre Technique

How To Paint A Farmhouse Shelf Using Ombre Technique

It’s Day 4 of our 5 Day Thrifting Challenge! I can’t believe how clever you guys have been in creating your own versions with your thrifted items! Your projects have also inspired me and tickled pink with all of your sweet emails. Today we are going to see How To Paint A Farmhouse Shelf Using Ombre Technique.

How To Paint A Farmhouse Shelf Using The Ombre Technique 

 

Project 4 of our 5 Day Thrifting Painting Challenge | How To Paint A Farmhouse Shelf Using The Ombre Technique | www.raggedy-bits.com

Supplies needed:

 

Project 4 of our 5 Day Thrifting Painting Challenge | How To Paint A Farmhouse Shelf Using The Ombre Technique | www.raggedy-bits.com

 

Step 1 – Remove all of the hardware and slip the paper in between the frame and the wire. This helps protect you getting unwanted paint onto the wire. Mix some TSP in warm water and clean the entire piece. Let dry.

 

Project 4 of our 5 Day Thrifting Painting Challenge | How To Paint A Farmhouse Shelf Using The Ombre Technique | www.raggedy-bits.com

 

Step 2 –  Using your brush give the entire piece 2 coats of Raw Silk letting each coat dry completely. 

 

Project 4 of our 5 Day Thrifting Painting Challenge | How To Paint A Farmhouse Shelf Using The Ombre Technique | www.raggedy-bits.com

 

Step 3 – Spray with water around the frame part of the shelf. Using your brush paint a thin strip of Heirloom.

 

Project 4 of our 5 Day Thrifting Painting Challenge | How To Paint A Farmhouse Shelf Using The Ombre Technique | www.raggedy-bits.com

 

Step 4 – Using a DRY brush blend the paint in long strokes to fade and blend into the raw silk on the outside of the frame. Continue on with the top and the bottom of the frame. Let dry.

 

Project 4 of our 5 Day Thrifting Painting Challenge | How To Paint A Farmhouse Shelf Using The Ombre Technique | www.raggedy-bits.com

 

Step 5 – Using your wax brush wax the entire piece to seal in all of your hard work.

 

Project 4 of our 5 Day Thrifting Painting Challenge | How To Paint A Farmhouse Shelf Using The Ombre Technique | www.raggedy-bits.com

 

Step 6 – Pop all of the hardware back into place and remover the paper.

 

Project 4 of our 5 Day Thrifting Painting Challenge | How To Paint A Farmhouse Shelf Using The Ombre Technique | www.raggedy-bits.com

And your all done!!
Don’t yu just what the power of paint can do. Hope you enjoyed this ombre technique.
See you tomorrow for our final project!
Happy Painting!

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