Looking for an affordable way to get that pottery barn look? As we write, many stores are closed, many retailers our shuttered as they wait for the loosening of social distancing rules. Many people are considering alternative ways to update their furniture and their look in their home. When stores are closed and times are tight, we have put together this quick post on how to get the expensive, pottery barn look – for less!
Folks are using our MudPaint for all kinds of application – from distressing furniture to painting mason jars to getting ll of the 29 MudPaint colors have a smooth buttery finish which is perfect for achieving a pottery barn look. Here’s how:
- Some surfaces may require sanding. e.g. rough surfaces, loose or peeling finishes, and oily surfaces.
- Be sure surface is free of dust.
- Clean with wet rag and allow to dry completely.
- Before using, shake can vigorously and stir thoroughly.
- MudPaint does not require a primer on most surfaces. If a smooth or slick surface, a primer is recommended. Also, a primer is recommended to prevent certain types of wood and water stains from bleeding through paint.
- Apply with a brush, working in the direction of the grain of the wood.
- Most surfaces need only a single coat. If applying a second coat, allow to dry, and then lightly sand between coats.
- Allow to dry completely before distressing.
- Sand edges to distress.
- Finish with our clear coat for high traffic areas. For low traffic areas, finish with our clear or dark wax.