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Faux Textured Finish the Easy Way

Who doesn’t want to learn new techniques to take their furniture business or hobby to the next level? Nobody that’s who, so never fear I am here to teach you step by step how to achieve a faux textured finish.

Faux Textured Finish the Easy Way

Faux Textured Finish the Easy Way

In order to achieve this finish, it’s fairly simple. Using a few small steps and a couple of tools you will complete this easily. Using a faux textured finish is not only beautiful, but adds depth and dimension to your piece. You don’t have to actually use any kind of textured medium because the layering of paints. Faux finishes are a huge hit right now in the furniture painting business. Oftentimes we search for new finishes to take or furniture business to the next level therefore giving us the ability to offer different techniques to our clients or on our free-lance work. Let’s get creating friends!!!

For this finish you will need the following supplies: (These are the exact colors I used as well but you can choose whatever colors/brands you would like).

  1. Coffee Bean (base coat)

  2. Pine Cone (layer 1)

  3. Mud Puddle (layer 2)

  4. Putty (layer 3)

  5. Burlap (Layer 4)

  6. Buttercream (Layer 5)

  7. Chip Brushes (as many as the colors you will be using)

(This post contains a few affiliate links to help you find the products I use. You are not charged extra to use any of the links, but any income I make will be used to keep on creating!)

Here we go, friends, let’s create!

The following are the steps you will follow to achieve this look.

Step 1: Base Coat

Step 2-6: It is all dry brushing, you want to use a different chip brush for each color. It is the same technique for each step therefore, I have added a picture to illustrate the look you may get. You will take the cheap chip brushes and gently glide them across the surface of your piece.

Faux Textured Finish the Easy Way

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Finishing the Entire Piece

Finally you will complete the final step withDixie Belle Buttercream. You can tweak the amount or placement of the dry brushing, more importantly you can use different colors. For this buffet and table bottom I used these exact colors and process. this technique is pretty simple and straightforward it is just time-consuming. Rest assured though, your final product WILL be amazing!! She the final pictures below!

Faux Textured Finish the Easy Way
Faux Textured Finish the Easy Way

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