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Simple Distressed Nightstand

Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™

Simple Distressed Nightstand
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Simple Distressed Nightstand

designed by Regina Davis

You can paint a nightstand in a neutral color with Americana Decor Chalky Finishes and get an elegant look.


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Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ Paint

  • Lace (ADC02)

Americana Decor® Crème Waxes

  • Clear (ADM01)

Other supplies

  • flat brush
  • drawer pull
  • drill gun
  • hand-sander
  • nightstand


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Sand any rough areas and remove any sanding dust prior to painting. If you would like to build this nightstand, see the provided pattern.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Paint all visible surfaces in Lace with a flat brush.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Once completely dry use a sander to distress. Focus on edges.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Using a waxing brush and Clear Creme Wax, wax all painted areas.
  5. Attach drawer hardware once dried.
    Step 4 Example
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