How to Antique Using Spray Paint

How to Antique Using Spray Paint from the Queen B!! Great tips to get that perfect antiqued look!
Hey there! Queen B here!

I am the DIY extraordinaire in case you forgot!

Things are REALLY crazy in the Queen B house right now, so I am offering you a super easy quick tutorial today, hope that’s ok!

I am always short on time, and I was in the mood to give this shelf a good makeover… but QUICKLY!

How to Antique Using Spray Paint from the Queen B!! Great tips to get that perfect antiqued look!

My sis-in-law made me this shelf about 8 yrs ago and I painted it barn red… because that’s what I was into back then… I still kinda love it, but for outside… on a barn! lol!

I lost the knobs long ago!!

How to Antique Using Spray Paint from the Queen B!! Great tips to get that perfect antiqued look!

Anyway.. I Sanded her up, and spray painted WHITE….

How to Antique Using Spray Paint from the Queen B!! Great tips to get that perfect antiqued look!

 Then Spray Painted BLACK

How to Antique Using Spray Paint from the Queen B!! Great tips to get that perfect antiqued look!

Click HERE to see me CORRECTLY spray paint the shelf black… and YES, there IS a correct way to use spray paint! who new?!

After those quick coats of paint, I mixed up a beautiful shade of blue with paints I already had, and brushed it on, not being super careful… 

How to Antique Using Spray Paint from the Queen B!! Great tips to get that perfect antiqued look!

I waited 30 min, then I started sanding to get all those different shades of paint to come thru. Use as many colors as you want!! I wish I would have done a pretty pink in there somewhere!

How to Antique Using Spray Paint from the Queen B!! Great tips to get that perfect antiqued look!
How to Antique Using Spray Paint from the Queen B!! Great tips to get that perfect antiqued look!

 To add some final touches I added stenciling and HOME-MADE knobs! Click HERE for tutorial on how to make your own knobs.

How to Antique Using Spray Paint from the Queen B!! Great tips to get that perfect antiqued look!
Isn’t she GORG?! Looks like a totally different shelf!
If you know me AT ALL, you know I LOVE a good makeover(on Things OR People!)
Come visit me and say HI! I just LOVE new friends!!
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Kristyn is passionate about sharing ALL things creative! From recipes and tips to crafts and DIY projects, Kristyn loves to share with her readers how to be creative and how to do things simply. When not creating, she is busy going on adventures with her 5 children (ages 7 to 6 months) and with her best friend/husband, Lorin.
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Kristyn is passionate about sharing ALL things creative! From recipes and tips to crafts and DIY projects, Kristyn loves to share with her readers how to be creative and how to do things simply. When not creating, she is busy going on adventures with her 5 children (ages 7 to 6 months) and with her best friend/husband, Lorin.

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  1. 1

    Beautiful! I love the pic of the baby on the scale too.
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  2. 2

    Great tips…love the colors you used and adore the knobs. Thanks for sharing and have a super day!
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  3. 3

    I love the antique look and especially the knobs! How fun!
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  4. 4

    That looks really good. That crazy quilt is gorgeous!
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  5. 5

    She’s so talented! Love how she layers paints?! Go Andrea!
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  6. 6

    This is so beautiful! What kind of paint did you use when you brushed the blue on?

  7. 7

    So glad I found this tutorial! Thank you for posting it! I also need to know what kind of paint to use after Krylon. I’ve spent the last hour on google trying to figure out if it has to be oil or latex and can’t find an answer anywhere. Maybe it doesn’t even matter? Just scared I’ll ruin my shelf :(