How To Paint A Farmhouse Stool Using The Blending Technique

How To Paint A Farmhouse Stool Using The Blending Technique

Welcome to our 5 Day Thrifting Painting Challenge! So happy to have you here and excited to see how you transform your thrifted finds or things that you have wanted to transform around your home. For our first project, I’m going to demonstrate how to Paint A Farmhouse Stool using the blending technique. You can apply the same technique to one of your pieces too!

How To Paint A Farmhouse Stool Using The Blending Technique

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Supplies needed:

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Step 1 – Remove the base of the stool.

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Step 2 – Using 80 grit sandpaper or a wire brush to remove any loose paint chips. Make sure that the paint is not led based.

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Step 3 – Using Rustoleum spray the base of the stool twice letting each coat dry completely.

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Step 4 – Using 80 grit sandpaper sand back the stool top.

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You never know what you’re going to find underneath a coat of paint!!

Project 1 of our 5 Day Thrifting Painting Challenge | How To Paint A Farmhouse Stool Using The Blending Technique | www.raggedy-bits.com

Step 5 – Give the entire stool top a light sand using 120 grit paper to smooth out ready for painting. Give the entire piece 2 coats of Raw Silk letting each coat dry completely.

Now it’s time for blending!

Step 6 – Watch this short video where I share how to blend two colours of Raw Silk and Algonquin to give a nice aged look.

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Step 7 – Pop out some ink onto an old tile or plate. Line up the stamp in the centre of the stool top stamp down. Apply the transfer film over the top and flip the stamp.

Project 1 of our 5 Day Thrifting Painting Challenge | How To Paint A Farmhouse Stool Using The Blending Technique | www.raggedy-bits.com

Step 8 – Load up your brayer with ink and apply to your stamp.

Project 1 of our 5 Day Thrifting Painting Challenge | How To Paint A Farmhouse Stool Using The Blending Technique | www.raggedy-bits.com

Step 8 – Repeat using the wreath stamp. Let ink completely dry.

Project 1 of our 5 Day Thrifting Painting Challenge | How To Paint A Farmhouse Stool Using The Blending Technique | www.raggedy-bits.com

Step 10 – Using 120 grit sandpaper lightly distress to your liking. Then seal with wax. Screw back the stool base and you’re all done!

Project 1 of our 5 Day Thrifting Painting Challenge | How To Paint A Farmhouse Stool Using The Blending Technique | www.raggedy-bits.com

So now it’s your turn to go and transform your first piece! If you have any questions please comment below and I look forward to seeing you tomorrow for day 2.
Can’t wait to see your projects!
Happy Painting!

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