Today’s reader tutorial was submitted by Joy Sheasby, who shared her gorgeous Upcycled Barn Door. Lets see how she did it!
What you’ll need:
Old Barn door from the 1800’s
Milk paint in snow white mixed with Tavern Green from The Old Fashioned Milk Paint Company in Groton, MA.
80 grit sandpaper, first sanding
220 grit, final sanding
French Handwriting Graphic
French Postage Stamp graphic
Flowers from the Floral image bundle (premium membership)
French Check (premium membership)
bird image (purchased on Etsy)
Krylon Crystal Clear
What to do:
1. Paint your old barn door with milk paint. Using 80 grit sandpaper, begin to distress edges.
2. Transfer your images using the Mod Podge method.
3. Using 220 grit sandpaper, distress around the images.
4. Spray with Krylon Crystal Clear to seal.
How gorgeous is this barn door?! Thank you so much, Joy, for submitting this project! To learn how to transfer images yourself, visit the Transfer Methods Page.
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