How To Use Dixie Belle Paint & WoodUbend
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Warm Gold Gilding Wax
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WoodUBend
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Sawmill Gravy
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Burlap
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Warm Gold Gilding Wax
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WoodUBend
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Sawmill Gravy
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Burlap
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Wood Glue
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Espresso Gel Stain
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Best Dang Wax Clear
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Dixie Dirt
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Gator Hide
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Dixie Belle Mud
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Before. Plain Cedar chest.
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Clean well with White Lightning. Inside and out.
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Remove hardware and fill holes with Dixie Belle Mud.
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Fill holes with a finger or a spatula. Over fill so when you sand back the surface will be smooth.
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I removed the small wood divider to open up the space. Sanded to flat, and sanded the Mud.
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I used spray paint to change the color of the hardware.
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I also sprayed the keyhole to match the hardware.
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Let’s stain the top! Gel Stain is applied to a surface over existing finishes. No need to sand!
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Wearing gloves I apply stain with a rag in one direction. Covering the entire surface. Even coats.
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WoodUbend mouldings are bendable, stainable and paintable! A great addition to add detail.
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To apply the WoodUbend moulding you heat the item first. Then add glue. Then apply to the furniture.
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After adhering to the piece you heat one more time. Ensuring this is flat to the surface.
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After the WoodUbend has dried you are ready to paint right over top!
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Let’s add the second coat of Espresso gel stain. Wipe on in the direction of the wood grain.
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Colors used for this piece- Sawmill Gravy & Burlap. Classic and neutral design.
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Burlap was used around the edges and trim. Highlighted in the middle with Sawmill Gravy.
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This is one coat of color down. When it dries I will use a misting bottle to blend second coats.
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Blending the second coat. Separate brushes for each color. Blending the two colors together.
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This is the chest after blending and two coats of gel stain.
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I used Best Dang Wax in Clear applied with a brush to seal the paint on the base.
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I used a Belle brush to apply Dixie Dirt in Earth to darken the edges and moulding.
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To darken and apply I sprayed with Easy Peasy Spray Wax. Then brushed on the “Dirt” and wiped back.
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I applied Warm Gold Gilding Wax to highlight the trim and moulding. Apply with a brush or finger.
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Beautiful shine and shimmer. This will help pull together the gold hardware.
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Seal the Gel Stain with Gator Hide. Install hardware. Almost done!
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Apply Gatorhide with a brush, blue sponge or foam brush. Using thin coats to build protection.
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Stage and photograph!
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Look at the beautiful age and detail. Amazing change and update!
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I love how the Dixie Dirt adds character.
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Transformation is complete! Thanks to Dixie Belle and WoodUBend!
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Gorgeous details.
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Classic and neutral update!
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