If you’re looking to get that distressed, painted a few times Shabby Chic look, here’s a fun and easy way to accomplish it.
Two colors of latex paint. One will be your peek-a-boo, underneath color and the other will be your primary color.
Vaseline, but a light-colored candle will work too.
Water-based polyurethane, if the piece will get wear.
First sand your piece, if necessary, and then put on a few coats of...