Unleashing the Frenchic Flair: Reviving Old Wooden Beams with Creme de la Creme and Browning Wax - The Hottest Trend of the Year!
Welcome to the world of Frenchic flair, where we unveil the secret to transforming your home's dark wooden features with effortless elegance. The hottest trend sweeping through the Frenchic community has made its mark, combining simplicity and effectiveness in a way that captivates homeowners and decorators alike. Say goodbye to lengthy and costly renovations of those aged timber beams, as we bring you the perfect solution that is both budget-friendly and user-friendly. Prepare to be amazed as we take you on a step-by-step journey of how you can brighten and rejuvenate your old wooden beams using the magic of Frenchic Paints' Creme De La Creme and Browning Wax
STEP 2: PREP
When it comes to any Frenchic Paint project, proper preparation is key! Begin by giving the wooden beams a quick brush-off to remove any cobwebs or dust, followed by a thorough once-over with a bucket of hot water and Sugar Soap for a pristine surface.
For the best results, it is recommended to lightly sand the surface with medium/fine grade sandpaper, creating a gentle key that allows the paint to fully soak in. However, in this specific project, sanding is only necessary if your timber beams have a varnish coating. If the timber is raw or has a rough texture, you can proceed without sanding. Get ready to embark on a transformation journey that will breathe new life into your old wooden beams!
STEP 2: PAINT
Now, get ready for the exciting part - Painting! The beauty of this project lies in its artistic freedom, allowing you to customise the finished look according to your preferences. You have full control over the intensity of the Browning wax stain, giving you the opportunity to layer and build up the darkness to your liking. This means you don't have to worry about achieving a flawlessly pristine coat of Creme De La Creme as the base since it will eventually be covered with the captivating browning wax, preserving the raw and rustic charm of the timber.
Based on previous customer experiences, a good base formula to start with is x1 Coat of Creme De La Creme versus x2 coats of Browning Wax. From there, feel free to continue layering to suit your preference. This technique has proven to yield fantastic results - we’ve included some pictures of our favourite transformations using this fabulous Frenchic trend! All of the photos were posted by the fantastic community on the Facebook Frenchic Fan Forum Page
ADVICE AND INSPIRATION
As we conclude this journey into the world of Frenchic magic, we hope you're feeling inspired to embark on your own transformational adventure. Brightening old wooden beams with Frenchic Paints' Creme De La Creme and Browning Wax is not only a trend but an artful expression of your style and taste. With the simple yet effective steps we've shared, you can revitalize your living space and infuse it with timeless elegance. So, roll up your sleeves, grab your paintbrush, and let the creativity flow.
For inspiration and advice around painting your home, find and follow us on our social channels @weirsbaggotst. If you’re considering embarking on this project but are unsure of where to start, reach out to our team of colour experts today, either in store or online.