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We're loving this Union Jack piece that Steph at Rehab to Fab upcycled for her daughter using Coastal Blue, Snow White, and Holiday Red Milk Paint, Java Gel Stain, and Arm-R-Seal Topcoat! Stephanie shared her process here: "I rehabbed this 1968 desk/vanity for my daughter. I painted a Union Jack Chest for her 12th bday. I painted this piece in all the same colors. I used a Cling On brush (the best brush for GF) & General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk paint, sides are Snow white and stencil are Holiday Red. Top I had to paint on the Java Gel Stain because the wood just wouldn't take the stain. I taped off a grain sack strip with painters tape and automotive detailing stripe. Once the Gel Stain was dry, I pulled the tape off to reveal the oringal wood. Sealed the top with General Finishes Arm-R-Seal and the paint was sealed with Polyvine Ltd Wax Finish varnish in Dead Flat."
March 11, 2015