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Rustic Table

Revive an old piece with white paint.

Annie Sloan's old kitchen table had experienced a few years of wear and tear, which had made the wood look a bit too distressed. To remove stains and scratches without losing the grain of the wood, she gave the table a wash of Old White paint. The finished table still retains its character but there is now a refined elegance about it, reminiscent of Swedish painted furniture.

See more from Annie Sloan's book, Colour Recipes for Painted Furniture and More, in our photo gallery.

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