Painted Wood

Transform your wood furniture with these creative painting ideas. Learn how to add a pop of color and personality to your space with painted wood.
How to Make Your Own Colored Paint Washes for Wooden Surfaces | Martha Stewart Paint Colours, Decoration, Upcycling, Design, Wood, Wood Colors, Color Washed Wood, Staining Wood, Paint Colors

A wash will add color without sacrificing the visual interest of the wood's texture; all you need to do is dilute paint with water. Start by adding one part water to two parts paint, and test the wash on a wooden swatch before working directly on your surface. If you want to see more wood grain, continue to add water. You'll notice that as the wash gets lighter, the tone of the wood's original color comes through. We took Martha Stewart Vintage Décor paints through three dilution stages to…

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