Using Fusions Driftwood SFO as a glaze.
This fireplace has been white since I installed it many years ago, I loved it when I got it but it looked tired and a bit well frilly. I wanted to spruce it up and decided the Christmas break was the best time to do it!
I painted it on a live video over on Facebook and left it unfinished for quite a while
Having some spare time on my hands recently as we all have, I thought I should finish the job I started! So I touched up the Ash and when that had dried a day or two I added Fusions Driftwood Stain and finish Oil over the top for a glazed effect.
I applied it with a small brush in all the detailed areas to make them more noticeable.
After applying all over in sections I let it set up and grab at the paint for maybe 5 mins and then wiped back with a clean cloth. Doing it like this you can decide how much or how little stain you’d like to leave behind.
Glazing and protecting all in one
The Stain and Finishing Oil is a penetrating stain and it meant for raw wood, but works perfectly over Fusion Mineral Paint as a topcoat. if applied thinly. In this case, I have used it as a glaze and protection all in one. A win/win.
Simple steps to using Fusions Stain and Finishing Oil as a glaze.
So I finished the Fireplace and really liked the results, it was quick and easy so I decided my TV cabinet could do with a makeover too. I did the exact same steps
- Cleaned really well with Fusions TSP to degrease the surface.
- Painted 2 coats of Fusion Mineral Paint Ash.
- Applied a coat of Driftwood Stain and Finishing Oil removing excess
The picture isn’t great and I’m sorry but it is in front of the window and difficult to take a good picture. So I have refinished the fireplace the TV cabinet and I’m now looking at the coffee table 🤔 … it’s sorta like Pringles! once you pop you can’t stop 🛑
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If you are looking for paint in the UK to spruce up some of your furniture I’m happy to help. Pop over to the Facebook page or the website to grab some paint for more information and videos. I’m happy to help so just shout!
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