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Large Entryway Distressed Bench

Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™

Large Entryway Distressed Bench
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Large Entryway Distressed Bench

designed by Regina Davis

Paint a bench with Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ and distress for useful, unique front door storage.

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Learn more about Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™.


Americana Decor® Accessories

  • Waxing & Finishing Brush (ADB01)

Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ Paint

  • Vintage (ADC17)

Americana Decor® Crème Waxes

  • Clear (ADM01)
  • Deep Brown (ADM07) — optional

Other supplies

  • sandpaper
  • flat brush
  • wooden bench
  • clean cloth


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Paint the entire bench surface with one to two coats of Vintage.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Once the paint is dry, distress the edges of the wood using sandpaper. Wipe away any sanding dust.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Apply Clear Crème Wax to entire the surface using the waxing brush. Let dry.
    Step 2 Example
  4. If more antiquing is desired, apply Deep Brown Crème Wax using the waxing brush. Let dry.
    Step 3 Example