Love Grows Wild

This easy trick uses something you probably already have on hand: Vaseline! Just three simple steps to a shabby chic piece!

  1. 1. Simply rub the Vaseline into the furniture in the areas you want to look distressed.
  2. 2. Paint the whole piece and wait for the paint to dry.
  3. 3. Wipe away the excess paint where the Vaseline was. The paint won’t stick to the greasy Vaseline and will easily wipe away, leaving the original wood exposed.

Love Grows Wild

So much easier than sanding! Check out Love Grows Wild for the full tutorial!

Jessie Taylor is a freelance writer and crafter who is currently traveling the U.S. in search of her ideal place to live and the perfect cup of coffee. Follow her adventures on Instagram and Twitter.
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