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Faux Bone Inlay Dresser

By: Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza are handcraft designers, Emmy Nominated television hosts, book authors, lifestyle experts and the inventors of Hot Glue Gun Helpers. Their shows can be seen in the United States, Australia, South Africa, The Philippines and on the Armed Forces Network.  They were nominated for two Daytime Emmys. Cathie and Steve has also appeared on numerous network shows and specials for NBC, ABC, Discovery Channel, HGTV, DIY and Food Network.  Programs such as Rachael Ray, IVillage Live, View From the Bay and the Florence Henderson Show have featured their creative ideas.
Create a faux bone inlay look with FolkArt Multi Surface Paints and stencils.
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Skill Level: Intermediate
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Supplies

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Vintage White, 2 oz.
Item #2939
This is the only paint you'll ever need! Paint wood, glass, ceramic, metal, terra cotta, rigid plastic, canvas, styrofoam, slate, paper mache and fabric with the same bottle. Our patented, self-sealing formula offers superior coverage for fewer coats and quicker drying times. With a dishwasher-safe satin finish, this water-based non-toxic formula resists moisture and rust comes in a wide color palette including basics and trend-right shades.

$1.99

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Pearl Acrylic Paints - White, 2 oz.
Item #2969
This is the only paint you'll ever need! Paint wood, glass, ceramic, metal, terra cotta, rigid plastic, canvas, styrofoam, slate, paper mache and fabric with the same bottle. Our patented, self-sealing formula offers superior coverage for fewer coats and quicker drying times. With a dishwasher-safe pearlescent finish, this water-based non-toxic formula resists moisture and rust comes in a wide color palette including basics and trend-right shades.

$2.29

Folkart ® Brush Sets - Stencil Brush Set, Short Handle
Item #34107
These brushes are to accommodate stenciling techniques, such as stippling and swirling to apply paint.

$4.09

FolkArt ® Milk Paint™ - Brass Buckle, 6.8 oz.
Item #38935
Brass Buckle is a sepia toned shade that complements a variety of decors. FolkArt Milk Paint is a casein based paint that dries to an opaque, matte finish. This centuries old paint tradition has been updated for contemporary applications and is ideal for use on use on raw wood. FolkArt Milk Paint comes premixed, and brushes on like a stain, but dries to a flat finish. Whether you’re going for farmhouse chic or a modern update, FolkArt Milk Paint is a versatile and beautiful option.

$7.99

FolkArt ® Milk Paint™ Bonding Primer and Sealer, 6.8 oz.
Item #38939
Use this water-based primer to allow Milk Paint to adhere to a variety of materials, including metal, painted, and varnished surfaces. This non-toxic formula can be used as a durable acrylic sealant and dries to a flat, matte finish. Versatile as both a primer and sealer, this step is perfect for adding a layer of protection to your Milk Paint projects and cleans up easily with soap and water.

$7.99

FolkArt ® Milk Paint™ Brush, 2"
Item #38999
This 2” brush is specially designed for use with Folk Art Milk Paint and makes application a breeze. With its large brush area and easy-to-grip handle, this flag-tipped, rounded-bristle brush helps ensure a smooth, streak free finish. Excellent for a wide variety of home decor projects, this high grade brush is reusable and cleans up easily with soap and water. These brushes continue the quality and ingenuity of the Folk Art Milk Paint line.

$12.99

Other Supplies
Dresser
Sandpaper
Wipe-cloth
Foam bowl
Stencil tape
ArtMinds stencil #478855

Instructions

  1. Remove any drawer pulls. For non raw wood furniture: Lightly sand the surface of the furniture and wipe clean. Paint one (1) solid coat of Milk Paint Bonding Primer and Sealer on the dresser. Use long brush-strokes. Allow to dry.
    • TIP: If you are using raw wood furniture, you do not need to prime the dresser.
  2. Using long brushstrokes, paint the first cost of Brass Buckle on the dresser. Allow to dry for approximately two (2) hours. Lightly sand in the direction of the grain. Add a second coat of paint and allow to dry.
  3. Determine a design plan with the stencils. Tape in place. Begin with Vintage White and Top with White Pearl. Load the stencil brush with Vintage White, tap off the excess paint. Tap and swirl the brush over the stencil. While wet, stencil White Pearl over the Vintage White. Use short taps to create a random pattern. Lift the stencil and allow to dry.
  4. Continue to stencil a design. Be mindful that you will have dry time in between stenciling for some areas. Clean your stencils as needed during the stenciling process.
  5. Top-coat with a layer of the Bonding Primer and Sealer. Use long brushstrokes. Replace any drawer pulls.
  • TIP: Clean stencils by soaking them in a sudsy bath and gently rubbing any paint from the edges. Dry on a layer of paper towels.
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