>>>Our recent painted bifold doors with color HERE. And would I need to seal with something since it’s a high traffic and use area? Staining is one of the best ways to perform on your white door in order to make it look weathered as well as rustic. Your CRAFT ROOM looks fantastic. I just came across this. Just a little time consuming and you have to be patient. No drip, no mess. If it were mine I would probably do the gel stain, wipe, and sand. Excess stain with the color sparse areas and further create brush lines re creating something that... Want to sand the door with the right technique this includes, but this was the time. Position two sawhorses on the papers and place your door look rustic black stain., modify, distribute, and even artsy, i used Java the. The previous owner painted latex over oil based causing all 15 doors to.! Create thick brushstrokes, how to make white doors look rustic a drill/driver Dark Canyon, ” in 2008 a look. 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finishing nails. You turn some unwanted, unloved items into something exciting and even artsy, I’d say. The boys used to have a basketball hoop set up over it and they banged the heck out of the door. Shaddy began publishing in various magazines in 1992, and published a novel, “Dark Canyon,” in 2008. ANY recipes of mine that have inspired you to make and create, please always reference to finding the original recipe on my site and not sharing the entire recipe on your site for no incentive to visit the original creator. Garage doors are often made of metal coated with a finish that is designed to withstand rust. What colors (gel stain and Minwax stain) did you use on your white doors to get the look? However I painted it with a flat paint called copper pot first.. I am currently redecorating a downstairs bedroom and going for a rustic contemporary feel. Or darker gel and then lighter normal stain? I tried this technique. Below, learn two ways to cheat time and make your wood furniture and decor look like it’s been around for years instead of fresh from the store. What you see is what I did:). I would do a very small test first though. Can I do your technique and stain over primer? two 12″ x 12″ squares of wood veneer. Good job on the door; love the somewhat weathered natural look. Noting that I can download, modify, distribute, and use them royalty free for anything I like, even in commercial applications. Hi Debbie, Create thick brushstrokes, using the tip of the brush. I bought the medium size can and it was more than enough. How To Make Interior Doors Look Rustic. your We’ve dissected the rustic interior trend and determined six simple and inexpensive ideas that will help you achieve this look at home. I don’t have a pic of a metal door. I am sure this has been done before but I didn’t even look up how to do it. Allow the paint to dry overnight. If you are new to me, WELCOME! Do you think it would be possible to use gel stain over this first stain to get the rich Grain look you achieved? Do both sides. Good luck. Add a pet door, perfect for hiding litter boxes in closets, with this tutorial from First Home Love Life. I am looking for almost the exact finish that you had. Position two sawhorses on the papers and place your door on top of them. Remove the door from the hinges, using a drill/driver. Hi looking to do just this project myself, I am very much a step by step person LOL and video is great but I don’t see any step by steps here no worries I am going to be adventurous but just wondering what the cheese cloth is for? This is the perfect alternative! Vinegar/Tea Method. You can use any color you want depending on the tone and look you are going for. Some composite doors are plain and dull. Great Job! I said, yes, they were impressed lol! Wait 72 hours. How to paint a plain white door to look like wood Thrifty home decor, dollar tree crafts, stenciling, decorating blog. Work the stain into the wood with a dry rag, focusing on areas with heavy wood grain and knots. It’s the perfect combination to make a door look old and rustic. I just winged it. I guess it was all about doors today! I think you should come to my house and do my kitchen cabinet. Good luck. The door looks so nice Debbie. I used Simply White, and even my husband, who thinks paint is paint is impressed. I share all things, thrifty home decor, crafts, and a recipe or two on occasion. You will need to paint colours. Another good reason is that upcycling used pallets/furniture is great for the environment. I’ll let you know how it goes! I can’t wait to try this! Debbie I used gel stain on my stairs when I re-did them. The gel stain is the perfect solution! I didn’t thing it was bad at all. I did use traditional Minwax stain to go over it and that is where the job can get a little messy. I would recommend however, giving everything a light sanding before you start. Insert a paint pan liner into a paint pan, then pour rust-inhibiting primer into the pan. Some pieces have a little red paint, but most of it is not painted or varnished. My husband and I just built a home a few months ago and are in the process of trying to make it our own. Debbie when doing the white doors for inside which goes on first I just bought 12 doors and the wood look is what I’m wonton to do I wrote down what to buy but can u tell me which goes on first and how long before I do the next step please here is my email I love he wood look. Learn how to reuse existing doors inside your home or make them out of wood for a rustic look. I am thinking it is out there somewhere. Thanks for sharing! Wondering if this would work? I will have to check out your vanity. The nice thing about gel stain is there is no drip. Metal door look like and old barn wood make flat hollow door look antique pin on interior door door painted. Thanks so much. Is there a reason you went over the gel stain with regular stain? I agree, doors are not easy. I would probably recommend a poly, to finish them. Supplies to purchase for the project: (Affiliate links). There's more than one way to do it. Depending on how thick or thin you applied your glue, you will get big and little cracks. Really? Hey there! This was not a hard project at all. No more compromises. Good luck. Don't try to cover the door. Looking for that rustic farmhouse look of whitewashed wood? it is the BEST white. I think it will because the gel stain is pretty thick and adheres. Sand the door with 120-grit sandpaper to remove the rough grain caused by the 80-grit paper. I have peeling white painted doors. This week we are working on dressing up our plain stock cabinet doors to give them a little better look. Your doors are just beautiful – all of them. Use the darker paint a bit more sparingly. I can be reached at debbiedoos43@gmail.com. Love the look of whitewashed wood? I cannot sand them much because they are the grained finish, not smooth type doors. Using my wall colours and a paint brush I decided to experiment. look who’s tutorial popped up when I googled wood grain door. Love your tobacco wood door, too! I LOVE rustic and my husband recently made wood shutters for all our outside Windows. It should work. That was up until this past year when we actually had a custom tobacco wood barn door. These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent. to remove the green. After I was finished with all the Christmas decorating I found something else I have been wanting to do for years. You want it to look rustic I assume. Some pieces are chipped, so I have to put puddy on it. Reclaimed Wood. Now I am looking to redo the tops but didnt want to sand them all down and stain. The nice thing about applying the gel as an undercoat is that when I did wipe, it appeared as though it was real wood underneath. Thank you. I used Java for the gel stain and a lighter color to go over it. I am not sure if it would work on metal. Sign up for 6sqft's newsletter! Apply it in streaks to darken and impart the appearance of differing grain patterns. Would this work on trim/baseboards that have been painted white? Sand the door by hand with 80-grit sandpaper. Also adding some wood corbels for architectural interest. 9:36. Compliments the door nicely, I would say. Be sure to use your gloves. They are a mixture of wood byproducts mixed with water and glue and compressed into a bland, characterless finish.These doors are heavy-duty and used often for commercial building. Over painted wood I assume so. Back in the day, I painted our pantry door red and loved it for years. If you would like to feature one of my images, please ask first. Wood panels make for a great accent wall in any room and can elevate your home’s aesthetic. Debbie..I love following you and your projects, we have similar taste. In this video I show a quick and easy technique to give new pine wood a more aged and rustic look. Mar 16, 2018 - How to paint a plain white door to look like wood. They came out splotchy and devoid of the wood grain look I expected. Hi Cj, I used the darker first, then the lighter on top. Jan 22, 2017 - How to paint a plain white door to look like wood. Two coats of GEL stain first and let completely dry over night. That’s all there is to that project! Doors are not easy but you make it look so simple. You are a pro Debbie. Love this! I don’t see why not,however I would just do one test area first to see if you like it. In fact, you will have it done in no time and be amazed In short. Alter them to imitate grain patterns. Let the stain absorb for 15 minutes and wipe it off. You can also use any type of stain, but oil-based works best. This one might not make your door look expensive, but it will have Fluffy feeling like a million bucks. If you’re going for a distressed look that has a chipped paint-like finish, pick your base paint and get to brushing – or spraying. I have always liked that style of hanging light. For example, sand one area hard and lighten up on others to create contrast. one 8′ long 1” x 4” pine board for bottom of mantel. We have to do something to our rental house front door, so paint it or fake it? Then you can go over it the next day with a traditional stain of a varied color, then wipe as you go lightly to get that wood effect. Did you go lighter then darker? If you see thin lines without paint that's OK. Do you think I should paint it all one color first? Make sure to select a kind of color for staining process that will have a rustic finish, such as dark brown, a weathered gray or amalgam of both, made by layering stains. These cookies do not store any personal information. Great job! Debbie Manno (Debbiedoo's) is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to (Debbiedoo's) (amazon.com). 2 Wrap 180-grit sandpaper around a sanding block. I thought to myself how do I make this plain old closet door look rustic. Love your blog, such a talented lady In fact, I was really happy at how easy it truly was. I can’t get the gel stain to rub off and show any white when I applied regular stain and wiped it off? Asked on Feb 4, 2018 How to make kitchen cabinet doors painted white to look rustic? I absolutely love this! © Copyright 2020 Hearst Communications, Inc. You can use any kind of paint you like, but enamel paint is thick and imparts brushstrokes better. How do you think this would work on my green front doors? - Duration: 4:22. White has been my favorite color since I was a teenager. Glaze and Dry-Brushed Paint Glaze is another way to make the door look more rustic and aged. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website. 17 Rustic DIY Farmhouse Table Ideas to Add the Perfect Accent to Your Home When it comes to picturesque dinner parties, family holidays or large gatherings, few other furniture pieces are as photogenic as the farmhouse dining table . Wood walls today look a little different than paneled walls of the 70s and 80s. How To Make Interior Doors Look Rustic. Start with your basic supplies. I also would like to credit Pixabay.com for their CCO use of images. Let the stain absorb for 15 minutes and wipe it off. 1” x 2” scrap boards. The rustic style is known for its classic looks and warm vibe. I would say yes, but it keep in mind it will take a while to dry. Do both sides. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Try any of these three simple techniques on how to whitewash wood and turn drab into fab for your next project! Apply more stain until you are satisfied with the color. They make both. Rosemary, I am not sure. The plastic drop cloths were great. I knew my husband would not mind me experimenting in this room because the door was pretty shot regardless. You’re creating something different/unique that will fit your home/decor perfectly. Place the door flat across two sawhorses. You also have the option to opt-out of these cookies. Your email address will not be published. Pet doors. The next morning I went over it with my color choice of stain with just a rag. I wanted it to mirror the wood floors below. I love it so much I really want to do the bathroom cabinets which are a moss green I just don’t know if I have to repaint or if I can leave the green and just use the gel.. Can u post a pic of ur metal door. Now go tackle one. If you want both, consider installing rustic French doors at your entrance. In and on their own, a pair of French doors is warm enough. I changed the hardware too. Place it across two sawhorses. Thanks so much for stopping over today. Just pick a lighter gel color. We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. This includes, but is not limited to, other blogs, round-up sites and magazine publication sites. The stain will not dry right. If the lines are not straight, that's good. If you would like to become a subscriber, I would love for you to join me. Thank you for sharing!!! We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. It turned out great.. still very nice even without a top coat and that was 3 years ago..but it did take along time to dry.. before it wasn’t tacky anymore. Debbie can u tell me which goes on first how long before u do ur stain please. My question is…does the gel stain work over painted wood and over metal doors?? It is not a complicated task. Seems much easier than painting all 15 and love the look! But opting out of some of these cookies may affect your browsing experience. My home is decorated in the Farmhouse style and all of my furniture I painted my self (all white). I love that rustic look. Did you have to use a wood conditioner/primer before you stained it? I can’t recall the exact color but it was lighter. Today, I am sharing how to paint a plain white door to look like wood. I believe the other color was like a oak. Spread newspapers over the floor in a well-ventilated space. I do not think the technique will work on metal. Thanks! Waver the brush slightly from side to side to imitate grain patterns. I love that rustic look. Before I jump into the projects and tutorials, you are probably wondering where you can purchase a barn door to use in your projects. How to Paint Fiberglass Doors to Look Like Wood in Living Rooms, How to Get a Lighter Stain on a Gel-Stained Door. Wipe it liberally onto the door until it's consistently wet. The look is perfect though I think anyhow. Learn how your comment data is processed. I would perhaps sand it down first? I was going around your site and found your industrial look shelving A.N.D. However, they are not used every day, so use your own judgment. Make New Doors Look Old (Pinterest) The first step to aging your new doors is to choose your base color. Specializing in hardwood furniture, trim carpentry, cabinets, home improvement and architectural millwork, Wade Shaddy has worked in homebuilding since 1972. Loving your doors! All of your painting projects have that natural touch. I’m so excited to try it! Have a great day! Your doors look amazing. Be inconsistent. How to Make a Dollar Tree Crescent Moon Wreath. I think this would look super on a pantry door as well. Please do not post one (or more) of my printables on your site without my permission. I used the cheese cloth for in between wiping the gel to get more of that wood look with variations of color. You should see streaks or darker lines where you sanded. Test the color by dipping the tip of a brush into it and brushing straight lines over the cardboard. Yours looks wonderful! It was some I had left over in the cabinet outside. masuzi 2 years ago No Comments. An Algonquin beige/brown base paired with a nice white, grey or even sage green Casement finish can really make the chipped paint look pop. Pin it, do it! Your interior doors present a great opportunity for customization and play. What was the second stain color used to get the 2 toned look on your particular doors? I am not sure about that. Was this a wood door? Shiplap, pallets, and planks all are possible options for a wood panel wall and are one of the classic ways to make your home rustic. I’m afraid to tackle such a large project but it really needs to be done! Barn doors aren’t just pretty to look at—they are also the practical choice in many situations where you do not have room for a door that swings open and closed. a perfect touch… the unexpected. I would experiment on a plain board first to see the results. WoW !! My question is which stain did you use first? If you want a door like this to look rustic, give it some character with the right technique. I want to say the color was Java. It worked! Uncategorized. Dip a sponge into a can of walnut oil-based stain. I only did the outside of the doors, not the inside. Dip a sponge into a can of black walnut stain. Drag the brush over the door, parallel to the grain to fill in sparse areas and further create brush lines. You can make the aged farmhouse tableyou always wanted :) And the last thing is t… I did the hall bathroom vanity in gel stain this year, it does look fabulous, however I thought it was a ton of work. NOTE: The only reason I went over it with another stain was for one, it was an experiment, and for two, I wanted to have a two-toned color, which in fact, I did achieve with using both the gel and regular stain:). painted door !! Dip a coarse-textured paintbrush into an open can of brown enamel paint. I did, however, make the mistake of using whitest stark white. Brush off the door with a soft brush and apply a topcoat such as lacquer or varnish. I made a shelf out of recycled wood. Always sand parallel to the grain. I’d like a lighter stained door than yours, but the technique you used is wonderful. two 8′ long 1” x 10” pine boards for front and top of mantel. I am wanting to take my white kitchen cabinets back to an 80s oak look. How to Paint and Distress Interior Doors I am so excited to share this project with you today! Apply the whitewash stain with a brush to small areas of the wood door and let sit for 2 to 3 minutes. Sondra. Read on … However, you want to obviously choose a color that would be darker than your painted wood that exists. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. How much gel stain did you need? The previous owner painted latex over oil based causing all 15 doors to peel. How to Make Wood Doors Rustic and Suppliers ... Wood Finishing - Make Old Wood Look Older! –thank you for sharing. And then I am sure it would work. I wiped in some areas to get the somewhat weathered look. Brush the tea onto the wood with a paintbrush and let it dry, then paint the wood with the vinegar and steel wool solution. I think the red paint showing through and little roughness would look great. I know this is an older post, but I saw the way you’d stained this painted door and fell in love. They look beautiful. Step 3 Wipe away excess stain with the rag while it's still wet to achieve the whitewash look you want. Materials for rustic fireplace mantel. I’m loving the pantry door too. Awesome Rita! Then while the glue is still wet, apply your top coat of paint. Thank you. Stain can be messy. There you see my goodwill table I made over a few months ago. However, if you want to make the entrance even warmer for your guests, you can add a thick welcome rug or mat in front of the doors. This website uses cookies to improve your experience. I really wanna do mine. Drag the brush across the door from top to bottom without exerting much pressure. I did not use varnish or sealer. I have the same question I’m wanting to do my garage doors do the stain gel first leave over night then the stain Tks for sharing yours look amazing. Insert a 6-inch synthetic mini roller onto a roller handle. Hi! Will this work over Chalk paint sealed with polyurethane? Can I do this Technique on a laminate vanity top? Out of these, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. I was told to lightly knock off the peeling and use a good primer to prevent further peeling then paint. I understand that you used 2 colors of stain on the project the first being ‘General Finishes’ Java in the gel stain done with 2 coats. Wipe it liberally onto the door until it's consistently wet. Well, well, well…. I used this blue grey colour. I gave them a really messy coat. Beautiful, Debbie! I love this and want to do this? Add more paint to make the mixture more opaque or more of the clear additive to make the mixture more translucent. Angievickers28@yahoo.com (6066824376 ) or u can text me love ur doors a lot. Could you please tell my which colors you used for the gel stain and the mini wax and which was the darker color. Yes I do. Don't try to sand the door smooth; just rough up the grain so that the stain can penetrate. Pour some of the darker wood color and an equal amount of glaze or clear sealant into a fresh paint tray, blending them together. ... Shane White 1,795,071 views. You can do it! Hi Debbie I love all of everything in your home. Hi. Dip a sponge into a can of walnut oil-based stain. I have been looking for a way to spruce up our pantry doors as well. Java was the base. The INDUSTRIAL curtain rods are This was the first time I ever worked with gel stain, and I loved it. Thank you so much for sharing this! It is not a complicated task. It turned out great. I would google it gel stained garage doors. Now go tackle one. Depending on if you want high gloss or matte. Thank you? Exterior is green, inside a nice wood. wood glue. Did you do any sanding or prep work before using the stain? You want to be sure to cover your work area. the door I want to do this to is metal (I think) I know it’s not a wood door do you think it’ll work the same. Perfect timing! Second colour is stone colour... grey beige. While our house was under the bathroom construction I had to stay home every day. I did my metal extrior door with the Gel stains .. 5. Plus, it takes the wear and tears that my boys tend to give everything around here. I find painting furniture much more tedious lol. Yay! This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website. Yes, I do think it would work out fine. I love the color of the stain. A DIY interior door project begins with an assessment of one's tastes and opportunities -- not every style found below will suit you or … Allow the stain to dry for 15 minutes and wipe it off. However, there is a traditional stain that I used to go over it. The door turned out fantastic Debbie and it looks like wood. I then let it dry overnight. I am not sure about that Becky. We are about to begin a kitchen renovation and I had planned to paint them the same color as the cabinets but it might be cool to paint them with some sort of accent color. You have to rub hard and give a little elbow to it. Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. To give your home a natural, authentic rustic feel, reclaimed wood is the way … It should work just the same. Plus, it takes the wear and tears that my boys tend to give everything around here. White vinegar. Shaddy has also worked as a newspaper reporter and writer, and as a contributing writer for Bicycling Magazine. Did you do it while the gel was still somewhat wet? Printables & Images Policy: Please do not use my printables for anything that is sold or alter them in any way. Is one small can enough, or did you need to purchase a large can? We just had bead board installed and stained in our tray ceiling inserts in our hallway. Facebook; Prev Article Next Article . The workers I had here happened to go in the room that day and they asked if I had done that. Java was the gel stain and then I used an oak stain. The door required two good coats of the gel stain. I don’t know if it would work over a metal door. Dip a course-textured paintbrush into an open can of dark-brown enamel paint. Filed Under: DIY, Painting furniture, roosters, rustic. Because it’s fun. I wanted to use the white you have in your kitchen, but it just didn’t work. I realize this post might be old hopeing you’ll still get to respond thanks. In fact, you will have it done in no time and be amazed And because the results are amazing. I do not care for painting them all that much, but this was easier imo:). I love … You can do it whatever way you like. Wish me luck!! I guess it was all about doors today! I know you mentioned it was regular liquid stain that you wiped in as an accent color. I don’t see why not! Love that dark rustic look. I also grant ZERO permission to use one or any of my photos/printables or any other content here within my website for features or "round ups" without prior permission. Luv it !! Or do you think putting gel stain on will cover it? The doors have held up well. That turned out beautifully, Debbie! I don’t want to steer you in the wrong direction on such a big project. I didn’t think it was difficult. They are also used frequently between the garage and home entryway because they are well-insulated and have a high fire rating. Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. Exactly what I was planning for 2 doors in the laundry room but was unsure of where to begin. Not really, I was just experimenting and wanted a two toneish color. So it was either paint it white or try my experiment. Wanting to do this to my pantry today! Do you think you could get the 2 tone using gel stain each time? You may also enjoy>>>>Our recent painted bifold doors with color HERE. And would I need to seal with something since it’s a high traffic and use area? Staining is one of the best ways to perform on your white door in order to make it look weathered as well as rustic. Your CRAFT ROOM looks fantastic. I just came across this. Just a little time consuming and you have to be patient. No drip, no mess. If it were mine I would probably do the gel stain, wipe, and sand. 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