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Finish of the Month
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 faux finishing school November - Divino Elegance
 faux finishing school October - Elegant Sparkle
 faux finishing school August - Falling Leaves
 faux finishing school July - Cabinet Finish
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 faux finishing school May - Metal Mix
 faux finishing school April - Artistic Touch Tile
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Classic Cabinet Finish

Artistic Touch Tile Versiplast Blue Pearl Pearl Paste Modern Masters Metallic Paint Statuary Bronze faux finishing decorative painting faux finishing school

Following is the recipe:
 
Prime with Bella Primo Primer.
 
Spray with Perfetto Canvass White base paint.
 
Center Panel
 
Tape off center panel and apply Rough Irregular Texture from Golden Proceed Line using an Japan scraper.  Touch with sponge to create highs and lows.
Allow to set up and then snap. 
Allow to dry.
 
Once dry apply glaze mixture #1 soften with badger.  Allow to dry.
 
Repeat glazing step on entire panel using mixture #2 allow to dry and fly speck.
 
Top coat with Modern Masters Master Clear Satin twice.
 
Glaze mixture:  2/3 cups of glaze plus 1 tablespoons of Perfetto Wetting Agent plus 1 teaspoons of Blue Pearl Faux Colorant Buttercup plus 1 teaspoon of Blue Pearl Faux Colorant Terra Brown.
 
Second glazed color:  ¼ cup of glaze to 2.5 tsp of Dispersions Golden Proceed Line color Burnt Umber.

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