Someday I'll come to the end of the pile in the garage. But today is not that day!
A while back, she decided to let it go when we were decluttering her apartment in her retirement community.
When I got home, I placed it in a box marked "To Sell or Donate" and put it in the back of our garage to ruminate on it.
Within a few weeks it started to grow on me. Always a bad sign when you need to declutter too!
Of course my first thought at that point was, "How would this look with some vintage looking, white distressed paint?" And, just like that, it became my next victim!
First coat of Fusion Mineral Paint in the color Limestone...
Second coat of Limestone...
This little jar is really going far! I absolutely love working with this paint.
Now it was time to rough up that pristine white paint. Some things just call for a little distressing around it, and stained glass is one of them!
To distress the edges, I used a piece of rough sandpaper and a small bowl of water to wet the sandpaper. Don't get it too wet...just enough to make it easy to take a little of the paint off!
Later I'll add some dark wax to the areas I've sanded to age it a little more. I like to wait until I have a few things to wax, then I'll do them all at the same time.
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