DIY Yellow Distressed Shutters

DIY Yellow Distressed Shutters

Posted by DecoArt on Jul 24th 2016

Make new wood look delightfully rustic and aged using Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ paints


    • paper towels
    • sandpaper
    • pencil
    • large flat brush
    • small nail and hammer
    • nails
    • safety glasses
    • wood boards
    • measuring tape



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Using the provided building plans, build the shutters.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Using a large flat brush, paint the shutters a desired color. (Shown: Heritage)
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Distress the shutters with either a power sander or by hand with a sheet of sandpaper. (A hand sander will provide quicker results and a more intense look.)
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Glaze the shutters with the desired glaze using a wax. (You can use either Americana Decor Clear and a brown Crème Wax or a Home Depot glaze. If using Americana Crème Wax, apply a coat of Clear Crème Wax, allow to dry, and then apply a Crème Wax in Deep or Golden Brown.)
    8. Instruction #4


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