How to Paint Distressed Buffalo Check

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       I've seen a lot of buffalo check, which I love but never 
a simple rustic distressed version. 

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I'm renovating a tiny half bath with black and white so I thought the stool my grandsons use to reach the sink would be the perfect place to start. 

This is the floor tile I will be using so buffalo check is perfect on the stool and I thought distressed will work even better. 

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This is a quicky project that just involves paint and tape.  

I began with an off white painted stool. 


I taped off the top of the stool with painter's tape. I used Frog Tape because it is the BEST for keeping the paint lines crisp. 

I gave the stool a light coat of coal black paint by Fusion Mineral Paint. 

If you are local they sell Fusion Mineral Paint at Crafts Off Main in Huntington, NY. 

When the paint dried I went the other way with the stripes. I recommend using a light coat of paint in both directions to make the center square the darkest. 

If you want the center square even darker you can tape it off one more time and paint only the center square. 

When those stripes dried I pulled out the electric sander and gave the stool a good distressing.

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I sealed the stool with a clear matte spray sealer

This project was a cinch since I was going for such a rustic imperfect look.


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It's going to look amazing in the bathroom!



Materials used:

wooden stool
coal black Fusion Mineral Paint
matte sealer
electric sander

Have fun!



                                      












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