Updated Kitchen Plaque

Hello sweet friends, today I’m sharing a small upcycle to a piece I’ve had for awhile and love.

The color wasn’t working for me anymore. No problem, dry brushing was my technique of choice.


Using Jolie Antique White I dry brushed the entire piece. Remember what I’ve mentioned in the past, dry brushing requires very little paint and creates great texture applied bits at a time.


The one difference with this piece is after dry brushing I went back and added paint a bit heavier in spots. I wanted to create a different look.


After adding paint I used ASCP clear wax and rubbed it in well. Let it dry and done.


Gives a piece I had an entirely different look for zero money and very little effort.



Have you given anything a new look?


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Hello, my name is Cindy and welcome to Cloches & Lavender. I enjoy making our house a home with antiques and thrifted finds. Antiques are used as my staples in my dcor to remain on a budget. I will often upcycle pieces with paint to make them new again. I enjoy DIYs

17 thoughts on “Updated Kitchen Plaque

  1. Cindy, I can see why you love this wall plaque. It is absolutely beautiful and looks so French. You did a lovely job refinishing it. Happy Tuesday!

  2. You have such a gift for layering paints and waxes like this Cindy! This piece is absolutely gorgeous and just like a fine French antique. I love it! Hugs, CoCo

  3. Cindy, your plaque turned out great! I loved those back when they came out and it is wonderful to take a piece you love and redoing it so that it lives longer. <3

    Come share it at Share Your Style #259 this week!
    Barb 🙂

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