And you can use Antique Wax over other paints, not just MMS Milk Paint. The black wax really helps to bring out all the chair’s character. (Eulalie’s Sky is one of our new colors and will be available for purchase in a few weeks!). Antiquing Wax is ideal with Krylon Chalky Finish Paint and Sealing Wax to provide a vintage looking finish to your project; Antiquing Wax is ideal for decor items and varnished, previously painted, bare wood or metal furniture; No primer or prep needed; Ultra-Matte; Dry to touch: let stand for 1-2 minutes and wipe off excess with a soft, lint-free cloth I’ve used it over your milk paint, chalk paint and latex. Done right, it would be a beauty, too! I recently painted a desk turquoise and after the dark wax, it turned olive green. Brushed it over chalk paint to tone it down and dirty it up. Even though it’s in my product line, I hadn’t used the Antiquing Wax a ton. Using a high-quality synthetic paint brush, apply Krylon Chalky Finish Brush-On Dark Antiquing Wax over the sanded areas of the bookshelf. I can see that you painted the caning but did you wax it, too? While the Clear Wax is still wet, apply Dark Chalk Paint® Wax with a Chalk Paint® Wax Brush, working in small areas at a time. I love this chair so much! Merry Christmas!!! You can apply it quite liberally. can you apply seconds coats of the regular wax finish, Your email address will not be published. With the fingers, which have previously been wetted with a gel, the … This piece fits into the first category. hoping the antiquing wax doesn’t change the finish color. Protect yourself and your surroundings by reading Krylon Safety tips before applying our products to your project. I’m like you, I wish you sold it by the gallon! Clear Sealing Wax Antiquing Wax Paintbrush or roller Sandpaper Lint-free tack cloth 1. Cordially Shar, I am very disappointed. I have not painted a piece for this purpose. You don’t have to use a wax brush, but any brush you don’t mind smushing around a bit. how well does the antiquing and clear wax ship in the summer’s heat? After buffing, you don’t have to put one other product over it. I have been thinking about getting the antiquing wax and now that you have written what you just did, I am sold! There were beautifully carved details on this chair, so I wanted to bring those out with some white acrylic paint. So pretty! Though Poly will intensify them. I’m in the market for a new wax for my furniture business because I’ve been using a wax that just has too much of a strong odor for me. i just did a caned chair and the caning looks awful. Hi, I’m new to MMS paint. But MMS Milk Paint is thinner, so it flows better into crevices like caning. Thanks in advance! I am showing you in a terrific frame that I discovered at my regional flea market for only $7. Just love what you are achieving here. Yes Laura, you can apply dark wax to your cabinets. (Since the wax is pigmented, I would suggest wearing some gloves.) The finish is not smooth. Especially since we can now buy those surgeon style latex gloves at the big box stores. Love the look of your wax, but does it give off any strong odors or is it low VOC? Haley, I am in Phx, would you like to chat about furniture? Could you achieve the same look by only washing the specific areas? There is a slight darkening of the color, but it’s not going to change the color…like from turquoise to olive green. I’m ready to glaze and knowing that the glaze will soak more into the chalk paint, I bought sealer wax to apply before glazing. I purchased the antique wax and the hemp oil and can’t decide which to use to get that “old” look. I especially love that it smells good. How to Use an Antiquing Glaze A glaze comes in a liquid form and can be applied easily with either brush or a cloth. I must say that your white highlights really make it a beauty! thank you, I absolutely LOVE this chair!!! Really like the finished project-chair. Your furniture always turns out so beautiful and I learn so much from you. You can use these waxes over any kind of paint you prefer and they will still perform very well. The wax gave the table a very slight yellowish tint. Thanks for offering such great products for re-dos . If you want to give it a try, you can buy from a local MMSMP retailer or order online. I have to say, I have been touting out your antiquing wax to everyone bloggers and family/friends alike. As I was working on pieces for Lucketts, I used it a lot and went from liking it to wishing we sold it in a gallon size. Dip your dark wax brush lightly into the dark wax. I did use antiquing wax a couple of times on pieces where I wanted to “accent” places on the desk and dresser drawers that would normally get a bit grimy with use. HI. Awesome job! By mimicking this, you’re giving the piece instant, authentic-looking patina. I just love the worn and warm look it gives to a piece. We ended up putting a coat of poly on it so it wouldn’t happen again. Please share. I didn’t use Furniture Wax for this project at all. Cracked and dried out hands…Yuck! Yes, we will be offering the Antiquing Wax in the larger size, same as the Furniture Wax. Once you brush on the glaze, you wipe back the excess using a lint-free cloth. I just did a piece where I did a whitewash over a soft blue on a side table and I love the effect. Did you use the antiquing wax on the whole piece without clear wax? Have a specific question about Krylon products or want to learn more about a particular painting topic? This wax has almost no odor at all and smells more like a lotion. You answered all of my questions/concerns with this post and sold me(which is impossible) on a product. I would love to come as close to that color as possible. I have an unrelated question. Thanks for helping develop this great product! Very pretty! This Antique Wax doesn’t become a blotchy mess when applied, even with a heavy hand and even over a finish that doesn’t have a coat of clear wax on it. With a chip brush, apply clear wax first, then immediately apply dark wax, and wipe off the excess. I get a little lost on these steps. You want to achieve a variation in droplet sizes, and attempt to get a random pattern. I love your pillows and slip covers. Thanks!! I was sent this dark wax by Annie Sloan and am learning a lot by practicing on different pieces with it. Next, use Valspar Clear Sealing Wax for a Satin and/or Distressed look. I definitely have to save this post AND get the wax. We can also look into the idea of a larger size for vendors/artists who need a “bulk” size! Would you please tell me the exact ratio you used on the three mixed colors, and did you wash it over the whole piece? on May 28, 2016. How can this be prevented, besides not putting anything on it. I recently finished a hutch in Lucketts green and am in love with it. I always apply at least 2 coats to the entire piece to protect it from scratches. I chose to apply it heaviest in all four corners of my picture frame glass. Can you share some info on how you care for your wax brushes? Brush on Antiquing Wax to accentuate details, gently wiping away excess. Did you apply the wash all over, or mainly on the raised and detailed parts? Wife. I will have to try your antiquing wax! , Beautiful chair! I'm sharing a few of my most-liked photos shared o. I've got to sneak in one more Christmas picture! Once the chair was finished, I went over it with a cloth to buff it a bit more and make sure any excess pigment was wiped away. Using your rag that is moist with mineral spirits- wipe your piece in the same direction you painted it from edge to edge. I was a part of testing it out and getting the mixture of pigment to wax where I wanted it, but then I just used it here and there. I have been very pleased with how it has held up. Antiquing wax is best used on decor items and varnished, previously painted, bare wood or metal furniture. Many thanks, B. Hi there! I don’t think I’ve done a piece yet Without the antiquing wax! After reading this post though, my impatience won out and I will soon have some in my hands.and on my brushes. LOVE the chair! Love the color it-doesn’t turn into something orange or muddy purple (murple). Btw, love, love your wax. As always, your finished products are divine! It is next – just bought my first Milk Paint (thanks for the link)–Can’t wait to show a finished piece…. Hello. I wrote a post a long time ago on how to antique with DIY homemade glaze but I am enjoying the antiquing process much more with dark wax. Marian, this is one of many reasons why I love you. You may re-apply as needed at anytime before sealing the project. Nice job highlighting the antique wax! I just bought some of your milk paint but havent tried it yet…..thanks for your input! From an artistic standpoint, I think it’s best used on a piece with a lot of texture/carvings/details/etc. I’ve used it for my decorative painting for years and it was my medium-of-choice when I first started out as a decorative painter and muralist. See how the Antiquing Wax brings out the details, even of the caning? Carol. Was there any color change after the dark wax? The mix of colors made it look so soft. Click here for instructions on how to enable JavaScript in your browser. Where can I buy antiques get wax and can I use a polyurethane seeker on top for protection. Like father, like son. Are you selling it? If the dark wax went on to a newly painted surface (Chalk Paint), then it has penetrated the paint to an extent. It was definitely harder to get an even application. So from this ‘oldster’ to you, who generously shares so much about improving these tired treasures, please take care of your precious hands…don’t let the paint, sand paper, mineral spirits, etc take its toll on them. Marti, We are going to carry it in a larger size, the same as the Furniture Wax. But we has company over and they put a damp glass on the top and it left a ring. Provided you used the dark wax OVER a base of clear wax, you can easily remove some with the application of a bit more clear. Work small sections at a time. Love the layering of colors, too. Anyone care to comment? Yep with two boys, we have a strong Star Wars, Lego, Super Hero theme going on…mixed into the Cottage/French Country/Farmhouse thing… , Thanks for the great info about your wax! If you had started with dark wax, before applying a coat of clear wax, too much of the dark wax will be absorbed by the paint and your furniture piece wouldn’t look how you had envisioned. I finally got to use your waxes yesterday and I love them. JoAnne. Your chair is absolutely beautiful! One of my favorite products! I’m especially excited about the lavender, and ill tell you why after it comes out. Move across the cabinet, dresser, etc and do not aggressively focus on one spot. We use this on a majority of our designs my 2 favorites are our military signs made out of cherry wood and what we’ve come to call weathered farmhouse, which is simply the I would like to order some, but wondering if I should wait until fall. AND the stuff behind it. How long should the wax cure before putting pieces on top of a dresser or table? Hi Marian… did you brush paint the cane too? I am wondering if it is possible to use the antiquing wax over stained furniture? (did you use bonding agent on the chair or your bar stool?) I think you’d like this option. Required fields are marked *. It never looks forced, it just always looks so natural. My arm is tired thinking about it. I also wouldn’t mind a gallon of wax and a larger bonding agent too. NEVER the other way around. Browse our How-To section to ensure that you safely apply a professional-looking finish when using Krylon products. Brilliant!! You will need to remove the wax since neither latex paint or primer will stick permanetely to the wax. Julie. Spray your vinegar + water mixture over the glass. So- place a drop cloth down if necessary. . Krylon Chalky Finish Paint makes it ultra easy to refinish and refurbish furniture pieces in this on-trend style. It will quickly absorb the wax you apply to it right after painting. I use it inside the house and don’t have problems with the fumes, like other waxes. We usually go out, I put up one last post on the blog to wish you a v, On the blog today, I'm sharing my dining room dres, The banister is all dressed for Christmas with fau, On the blog today, I'm sharing a tutorial for hand, French Enamel Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint. I am going to finish the top with Waterlox, the same product I used on my butcher block kitchen counters. Just want to tell you thank you. Didn’t look like it in the pic, but then again monitors are not always truthful. Do you let the wax dry then buff or do you buff then let dry ?? Let the wax stand for 1-2 minutes and wipe away any excess using a soft, lint-free cloth. Would a finishing wax work to smooth the surface as well as adding some color and texture in the detailing? Beautiful chair! Remove product with a spatula and apply on the skin and form it. Just buff the finish, let it dry and it’s good to go! Just like when you wax a car, wax is the very last thing you do for a … I love it. 3. If the surface to be polished is particularly dirty clean it with a slightly damp cloth and wipe dry. Browse the Krylon How-To section to ensure a professional looking finish when using Krylon products. We were very careful to make the color a rich yummy brown, so it doesn’t look orange-ish like some of the glazes on the market. I definitely want to try your brand of dark wax, been having some MAJOR smudging problems with another brand I’m using. thanks for the tutorial – one of these days I hope to have the courage to try this work on my parents’ old bed frame for my work-in-progress bedroom.! I was sure hoping this could just be my new secret weapon in winning the “aging my furniture gracefully” contest. That chair is EVERYTHING!! This simulates the “dirt” that can accumulate in the nooks and crannies over time. Can’t wait for the new colors to come out. Brush or roll on two coats, waiting 1 hour between each. That’s a beautiful, beautiful chair! I always mixed them with a lot of clear wax, so it was important to me to make a wax that eliminated that problem. It is an old wooden framework that has great deals of wonderful gesso describing. I just bought two ornate cane back dining chairs to I love the color wash technique. I used this antique wax on a table, love the look. I used Krylon Chalk Finish Antiquing Wax in Dark Vintage to tone down the legs. All of the details, high points, low points, texture…all of that good stuff that tells the story of a piece. Thanks for the instruction. Lay a dust sheet on the floor if you are polishing in a sensitive environment. Your post now gives me confidence to experiment with it more. Once the paint was dry (or mostly dry…I can be a little impatient at times), I distressed with 100 grit sand paper. It looks so user friendly and appropriately grubby in the right places! Shari. Subscribe today and receive a free e-version of my daily & weekly planning sheets! So I’ve only used ASCP waxes…….would you recommend this antiquing wax for all pieces? I love how the chair turned out! . Thanks! Thanks for all of the lovely inspiration! 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