DIY,  Inspiration

Rustic Paint Finish: The Rusty Look You will Love

I introduce to you what may be my favorite DIY Rustic Paint Finish yet. The Rusty Ol’ Chevy Finish.  Rustic Paint finishes are popping up everywhere now.  The shabby chic look has taken a whole new turn and now its the more shabby the more chic!  Im not sure if you can get any more shabby and rustic than genuine rust in your rustic paint look.  Its the perfect way to DIY Rustic Furniture, and you know I love a rustic blue paint finish.

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When I came across this rather primitive, craftsman style desk I knew I wanted to play it up and have a little fun with it.  A rustic painted look would be up next!  I know its not a whole lot to look at, but a solid wood desk, with handles I would almost ALWAYS recommend replacing!  BUT… I was inspired by this…

 

RUSTIC Paint INSPIRATION Using my Wise Owl Chalk synthesis Paint and favorite Authentic Patina kit I created this OUT OF THIS WORLD Finish inspired by a rusty old blue Chevy #DIYRusticDecor #DIYRusticPaint #RusticPaintFinish #ThatSweetTeaLife #FauxFinish #furniturerestoration #furnituremakeover #upcycledfurniture #refurbished #handpainted via @thatsweettealife

Can we just say,.. ahmazing… I just love the mix of colors,.. you can actually find that and much more inspiration on my Pinterest Boards.  I love to find incredible photos to reference and pull my rustic paint looks from… So I decided to take a deep blue-slightly more,.. well a lot more on the navy side, (I just couldn’t help it!) and I worked in some areas of oxidation and added in some rusty goodness… This series was first show in “Painting in the Raw”.  Its a wonderful group full of talent and techniques that are gorgeous and unique!  Joni teaches how to use various products to get one of a kind looks!  I was happy to teach this method there. You can Click Here to find out how to join Painting in the Raw.

Whats so amazing for me personally is to see how the members are able to use the techniques to create their own custom beauties!! Just look at how Jenifer from Majestic Living Designs use the Rusty Blue Chevy Methods!

Rustic Blue Painted Furniture

Rustic Blue Painted Furniture

Rustic Blue Painted Furniture

Isn’t that just gorgeous!! Be sure to visit Jenifer at Majestic Living Designs to give her some love!

RUSTIC Paint rusty blue - Using my Wise Owl Chalk synthesis Paint and favorite Authentic Patina kit I created this OUT OF THIS WORLD Finish inspired by a rusty old blue Chevy #DIYRusticDecor #DIYRusticPaint #RusticPaintFinish #ThatSweetTeaLife #FauxFinish #furniturerestoration #furnituremakeover #upcycledfurniture #refurbished #handpainted via @thatsweettealife

You can see how I layered in the colors,.. then the rusty effects and even some drippy old oxidation…

RUSTIC Paint rusty blue -Using my Wise Owl Chalk synthesis Paint and favorite Authentic Patina kit I created this OUT OF THIS WORLD Finish inspired by a rusty old blue Chevy #DIYRusticDecor #DIYRusticPaint #RusticPaintFinish #ThatSweetTeaLife #FauxFinish #furniturerestoration #furnituremakeover #upcycledfurniture #refurbished #handpainted via @thatsweettealife

Those old wooden handles I normally would replace were perfect to take on the rustic paint and oxidation..

RUSTIC Paint rusty blue feet- Using my Wise Owl Chalk synthesis Paint and favorite Authentic Patina kit I created this OUT OF THIS WORLD Finish inspired by a rusty old blue Chevy #DIYRusticDecor #DIYRusticPaint #RusticPaintFinish #ThatSweetTeaLife #FauxFinish #furniturerestoration #furnituremakeover #upcycledfurniture #refurbished #handpainted via @thatsweettealife

Then again at the feet… where the condensation would settle over time… the layers of blue fading back from the “sun”….RUSTIC Paint rusty blue desk furniture Using my Wise Owl Chalk synthesis Paint and favorite Authentic Patina kit I created this OUT OF THIS WORLD Finish inspired by a rusty old blue Chevy #DIYRusticDecor #DIYRusticPaint #RusticPaintFinish #ThatSweetTeaLife #FauxFinish #furniturerestoration #furnituremakeover #upcycledfurniture #refurbished #handpainted via @thatsweettealife

These photos honestly do it no justice!! So I guess that means you just have to create it for yourself!  Remember if you ever want to walk through the process, you can join my members only group! We may be past this finish BUT its always available as am I to help walk you through!  I have to say my students have had some amazing success!  You can see what we are up to by going HERE and you can even sign up there.  You can bet this finish will be covered in FULL!  Until next time at That Sweet Tea Life! 

 

 

 

 

 

If you love this look pin it for later! I will be coming back with all the how to details soon!Using my Wise Owl Chalk synthesis Paint and favorite Authentic Patina kit I created this OUT OF THIS WORLD Finish inspired by a rusty old blue Chevy #DIYRusticDecor #DIYRusticPaint #RusticPaintFinish #ThatSweetTeaLife #FauxFinish #furniturerestoration #furnituremakeover #upcycledfurniture #refurbished #handpainted via @thatsweettealife

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Learn how to use Wise Owl Chalk synthesis Paint and favorite Authentic Patina kit I created this OUT OF THIS WORLD Finish inspired by a rusty old blue Chevy #DIYRusticDecor #DIYRusticPaint #RusticPaintLook #ThatSweetTeaLife #FauxFinish #furniturerestoration #furnituremakeover #upcycledfurniture #refurbished #handpainted

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