A how-to video from Sayerlack Accent Finishes explains six techniques: Textured Emulsion: For shabby chic inspired by the French provincial era; Veiling Lacquer: An antique finishing technique imitating a spider web; Crackle Finish: A faux finish with a cracked appearance that lends to the patina of the wood; Chip Paint: For a primitive old world style effect; Black Powder Glaze: Unique look that mimics "ceruse" to allow for easy remove to reach desired effect; and Dry Brush: A technique for vintage home decor or shabby chic finish.

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